Top 10 Concept Cars of 2011
Concept cars are the vehicles which are basically the car prototypes that illustrate new technology and styling. These cars are often presented at motor shows to showcase the concept and to take the customer’s opinion. As a result of their feedback either changes are embed in cars or cars are produced as shown (prototype). If you have any fantasy car, go through our list of “Top 10 Concept Cars of 2011”.
1. Audi E Tron
Audi E Tron is on the top of the list of “Top 10 concept cars of 2011”. Audi e Tron is composed of two induction motors. Its performance is like a sports car with capacity of 204KW, and its weight is 1350Kg. Maximum speed limit of this concept car is 200Km/Hr. Audi has 19-inches wheel and 35-spoke. Audi e Tron is rear drive electric concept car.
The 2nd concept car is 2011 Lancia Stratos that has full carbon fiber body. It is manufactured by the Michael Stoschek. It has 4.3-liter V8 engine. Interior of Lancia Stratos is composed of leather upholstery and have sports seats. The top speed you can attain with it is 274Km/Hr; it is based on Ferrari F430 Chassis. 19-inches amazing sports max tires give it a sportier look.
The 3rd car in the list of concept cars is 2011 Citroen Survolt which is an all-electric sports concept car. It is extremely stylish, sporty and awesome car. It has two seats and sounds like super mini car. It’s a blend of fantasy and reality. Its cutting-edge technology features make it a superb car. It is designed by the Francoise Nielly. The Citroen Survolt made very attractive appearance while its launch at Geneva auto shows on 18th February 2011. It is 3.85m long, 1.3m wide and 1.87m tall and its weight is 1150 Kg.
4. Jaguar C-X75
The concept car that is occupying 4th position in our count down is Jaguar C-X75. Jaguar is famous for making expensive, stylish and state of art vehicles. Its 2011 model appeared for the first time at Paris Auto show. Jaguar C-X75 is an electric sports car, charged by the lithium-ion batteries. It is the fastest electric car; you can attain a speed up-to 328Km/Hr. It is powered by two gas turbine engines.
Porsche 918 Spyder is a hybrid car that is ruling at number 5 in our list of “Top 10 Concept cars of 2011”. It has 3.4-liters V8 engine and it is composed of three electric motors. It made a debut a 2010 Geneva Motor Show. It can travel 16 miles on battery alone. It is enough fuel-efficient. Being a green car, it is least vulnerable to environment. Its stylish and smart looks add more charms in it as a concept car.
Are you looking for a smart concept car for two? Consider the concept car that is at 6th position in the list-Cadillac Urban Luxury Concept. It was presented at Los Angeles Motor Show. Its length is 151 inches, height is 56.9-inches. It has 1.0 liter turbocharged 3 cylinder engine with Electric Assist Technology. Its stunning and spacious interior compliments its eye-catching exterior. It has 19-inches wheel. This concept car provides a fuel economy of 56 mpg in the city and 65 mpg on the highway.
The Volkswagen XLI Concept is at number 7 in our count down of “Top 10 concept cars of 2011”. If you are looking for a fuel efficient concept car, it could be right option for you. Its fuel combustion is 0.91/100Km; as a result it emits 24g/Km CO2. The new Volkswagen XLI is a very light car, it consist of two cylinder TDI engine, 7-speed dual clutch transmission and lithium-ion battery. It is designed as a plug-in hybrid and you can drive it up-to 35Km in electric mode. It has stylish wing doors that provide ease for entry and exit.
The 8th car in our list is an Urban Activity vehicle Honda Curb Concept. It was revealed at Detroit Auto Show. It has high-tech interior and marvelous exterior. It is very comfortable and fuel economical car. It has 22-inches wheels that enhance its road grip. Hyundai Curb Concept has 1.6 liters direct injected engine and six-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. According to Hyundai its fuel economy is 40-plus mpg on highway and 30-plus mpg in the city.
The second last car on our list of “Top 10 concept car in 2011” is GMC Granite Concept. It has 1.4-liters turbo charged four-cylinder engine with six-speed automatic transmission. It has 20-inch big wheels and very classy exterior. Its interior has enough
cargo space and composed of flip-folding seats. Its multi-layered LED tail lamps make it a stylish car.
10. Peugeot SR1
The last car on our list of “Top 10 concept cars” is 2011 Peugeot SR1. It was presented at Geneva motor show. It is a hybrid car that has 1.6-liter gasoline engine with an output of 218 hp and has an electric motor. In electric mode it consumes 4.9-liter/100Km. Its hybrid 4 technology makes it a fuel efficient as well as environment-friendly car.
Concept cars, when reach from concept to creation wonder the people because they look so fabulous. Innovative designs and outclass features make these concept cars worth seeing. People are really admiring the “concept” behind the concept cars that’s why most of the automotive companies are doing huge investments in their R&D to produce best concept cars.