Concept cars are something that defines the technology that is to be seen in near future. Almost all the major car manufacturing companies have produced there model of the concept cars which show the ambitious of the company to make something new and unique using latest technology. Concept cars are nothing but imagination of some of the great minds that exist. In a concept car all those things are considered in mind which will make this concept car efficient and sustainable. So here is our list of the top ten awesome concept cars in the world.
10. Audi E-Tron
At the number tenth spot in our list is the Audi E-Tron which is manufactured by the famous automobile manufacturing company named as Audi. Actually Audi came into the field of manufacturing concept cars in the year 2009 and from then n they have given some of the best hybrid concept cars to the world. Audi E-Tron was launched by the company in the Auto Show held at Detroit in the year 2010. The actually commercial production of this car is expected to be from 2012 onwards. The car is said to have four engines and the maximum speed which can be attained using this car is limited to 200 kilometres per hour. All these engines give this car a horsepower of 300.
9. Volkswagen E-Bugster
Another car in our list is the Volkswagen E-Bugster. This car was showcased by the manufacturing company Volkswagen in the New York Auto Show that was held in the year 2012. Since its launch it has been a huge hit and the demand of this car is increasing day by day. This concept car is a two seater Car and the best part is that it is convertible which give it an extra edge over others. This car is reported to give zero emission driving. The engine is of 114 horsepower and is driven by charging the batteries. The charging port can have three different types of chargers. The port for charging is located below the logo of the Volkswagen.
8. BMW Mille Miglia Coupe
BMW Mille Miglia Coupe is another concept car that we have in our list. This car is manufactured by the automobile giant BMW. This car was created to commemorate the BMW 328 car that won the Mille Miglia race back in the year 1940. This car was showcased to the world in the year 2006. The car was basically manufactured to pay respect to the car, its driver and the crew that won the BMW 328 Touring coupe. The body of this car was made up of the carbon fibre reinforced plastic and the car had many LED lights in it.
7. Volkswagen EcoRacer
We have one more car from the Volkswagen that fits into our list of the top ten awesome concept cars in the world. This car was showcased to the world by the Volkswagen in the year 2005 at the Tokyo Motor Show. The car is designed by the Cesar Muntada. He is one of the most acclaimed designers in this field. This car can attain top speed of 230 kilometres per hour and the fuel that it consumes per 100 kilometers is reported so as to be 3.4 litres. It has turbocharged engine which runs by using diesel.
6. GM Hy-wire
The number sixth spot in our list is for the GM Hy-wire. This concept car is manufactured by the General Motors. The car is said to be running on the hydrogen fuel cells and uses the relatively new drive by wire system. It is one of the most green hybrid cars that are produced by the General Motors. The car which has fuel cell is capable enough to produce 94 kilowatts of power and it can attain the maximum speed of 160 kilometres per hour.
5. Jaguar C-X75
Jaguar C-X75 is an electric concept car from the Jaguar. This car was showcased to the whole world during the Paris Motor Show that was held in the year 2010. This car is occupied with four engines which have the power to produce 778 horsepower. All these four engines are there to drive each of the wheels. The car will be manufactured on a limited basic but it is sure that this concept car will bring a revolution in the automobile industry. The car for the commercial purpose will be manufactured by the Jaguar along with the F1 team named as Williams F1 and the production is set to start from 2013. In total only 250 cars will be manufactured.
4. Porsche 918 Spyder
Another concept car in our list is the Porsche 918 Spyder which is manufactured by the Porsche. This concept car is expected to be in the market from the mid of 2013. Porsche 918 Spyder is actually a sports concept car which is also plug-in hybrid in specification. This car was launched by the Porsche in the Geneva Motor Show which was held in the year 2010. This concept car id fitted with a V8 engine of 4.6 litres which is capable enough to give it the 580 horsepower. Additionally there are two more engines that give it an additional horsepower of 243. The company has announced that the production of this car will be limited and only 918 units will be manufactured for sale throughout the world.
3. Saab Aero X
The number third spot in our list is for the Saab Aero X concept car. This car is manufactured by the Saab Automobiles. This concept car was unveiled in the year 2006 at the Salon International de l’Auto. This car is fitted with a 2.8 Litre twin turbocharged V6 engine which gives it a horsepower of 400 hp. This car has 7 speed manual transmissions. This is one of the green cars that have been a good thing for the environment as it cuts down the emission of CO2 at a great extent. The car is fitted with LED lights which gives it a stunning look.
2. Lexus Nuaero
The number second spot in our list of the awesome concept cars is for the Lexus Nuaero. This concept car looks like a car of the superheroes that we see in different comics. Its design is really eat catching and you will surely end up comparing this concept car with the car that you have watched in the Batman movies. Lexus Nuaero is very lightweight and is made using recyclable fluoropolymer which is strong in nature and moreover is not too expensive also. The length of the car is reported to be 14 feet. In this car a new concept of drive by wire configuration has been used which makes driving totally hand operated.
1. Maybach Exelero
Undoubtedly the best concept car that has ever been produced is the Maybach Exelero. This concept car is manufactured by the Maybach Motorenbau GmbH (Daimler AG). This car was manufactured back in the year 2005 and interestingly only one unit of this car has been manufactured so far. The car was manufactured on the demand of Fulda Reifenwerke. This car has V-12 twin turbo engine that gives it a horsepower of 700 hp. This concept car is two seater cars and is very stylish. The car is said to attain a maximum speed of 351.45 kilometres per hour.