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Concept Vehicles

Truck Trend’s concept vehicle section features the latest in future designs from the manufacturers. Read each story to get a clearer picture of which concept vehicles, from drawings to full-scale vehicles, may someday become a reality.
General Motors has officially announced the 2009 Saturn Vue Green Line 2 Mode Hybrid General Motors has officially announced the 2009 Saturn Vue Green Line 2 Mode Hybrid
General Motors has officially announced its long-rumored 2009 Saturn Vue Green Line 2 Mode hybrid set to hit the automaker's stand at the... more
BMW's Crossover Offensive: From Mini SUV to BMW's Crossover Offensive: From Mini SUV to
Mini's new crossover SUV makes its first official appearance in 2009, part of a BMW crossover offensive that begins with the X6 due this... more
Toyota A-BAT Concept: Returning to its compact truck roots Toyota A-BAT Concept: Returning to its compact truck roots
Toyota returns to its compact truck roots with its latest concept vehicle A-BAT (Advanced Breakthrough Aero Truck) making its world debut... more
Land Rover LRX Concept: Small sustainability is big Land Rover LRX Concept: Small sustainability is big
You're looking at Land Rover's next big thing. The LRX concept making its debut at the Detroit show is small, sporty, and designed to be as... more
Hummer HX Concept: Young designers put spin on vehicle bound for 2008 Detroit show Hummer HX Concept: Young designers put spin on vehicle bound for 2008 Detroit show
Three new GM designers put their spin on the Hummer, creating the Hummer HX Concept for the 2008 Detroit auto show -- an open-air,... more
Chrysler To Bring Jeep Renegade Eco-concept to Detroit Show Chrysler To Bring Jeep Renegade Eco-concept to Detroit Show
Green is in -- especially during this autoshow season. Virtually every automaker has a concept that is as frugal at the gas pump as it is... more
First Look: The BMW Concept X6 First Look: The BMW Concept X6
The BMW Concept X6 combines four doors and a dynamically flowing coupe roofline with a high sill-line, muscular wheel arches, and a strong... more
The Audi Cross Coupe Quattro Debuts At Shanghai Motor Show The Audi Cross Coupe Quattro Debuts At Shanghai Motor Show
At the Shanghai Motor Show Audi presented a study that defines a new segment in the field of crossover vehicles. more
Hyundai Unveils QarmaQ Concept at 2007 Geneva Auto Show Hyundai Unveils QarmaQ Concept at 2007 Geneva Auto Show
Hyundai and GE Plastics unveiled QarmaQ, a first in the Crossover Coupe segment. more
BMW Expands Sportvan Project BMW Expands Sportvan Project
BMW is reportedly planning vehicle based off its 3 Series-called F3-though the company's board hasn't given it the green light, yet. more
Concept Vehicle: Mercedes-Benz' Actros Space-Max Concept Vehicle: Mercedes-Benz' Actros Space-Max
For big-rig drivers anywhere in the world, there's no such thing as too much comfort or too much space in their cabs. more
Mazda Hakaze Concept at 2007 Geneva Motor Show Mazda Hakaze Concept at 2007 Geneva Motor Show
Mazda Motor Corporation will showcase the world premiere of the new Hakaze design concept at the ... more
Two Scions, New and Improved, Set For Chicago Show Two Scions, New and Improved, Set For Chicago Show
Scion recently announced that it will have two all-new models on hand at the Chicago Auto Show: t... more
EDAG Engineering To Debut SUT Concept In Geneva EDAG Engineering To Debut SUT Concept In Geneva
You can be forgiven for not having heard of EDAG before. Despite a reference list that reads like... more
Jeep Trailhawk Concepts For Detroit Are Production-based Jeep Trailhawk Concepts For Detroit Are Production-based
Chrysler Group design chief Trevor Creed previewed just two concept models for the North American... more
Consumer Feature: Crossing Over Consumer Feature: Crossing Over
Crossing Over: Can the Koreans Make a Pickup? Regardless of what doomsayers are writing about the U.S. truck market, it shouldn't take Kia... more
Volvo Pulls Wraps Off XC60 Concept At Detroit Volvo Pulls Wraps Off XC60 Concept At Detroit
Set to hit the auto show stage next month in Detroit, the XC60 Concept is a preview of the produc... more
Future: Ford F-350 Super Duty Concept Future: Ford F-350 Super Duty Concept
On the trail, this Ford F-350 Super Duty concept truck proved ready and able to keep up with shorter-wheelbase trail junkies that often... more
Future: Nissan Terranaut Concept Future: Nissan Terranaut Concept
The Nissan Terranaut concept has two seats up front and a single swivel seat in the rear, parked in front of a command console/scientific... more
First look: Dodge Rampage Concept First look: Dodge Rampage Concept
Each year at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Monday is photo night. In 2005, while snapping the then-new Honda... more
First Look: Ford F-250 Super Chief Concept First Look: Ford F-250 Super Chief Concept
The ultimate expression of rugged optimism: There was a time in this country when exploration and expansion were intimately tied to the... more
First Look: Fiat Oltre Concept First Look: Fiat Oltre Concept
During the most recent auto show in Bologna, Italy, Italian manufacturer Fiat presented its Oltre four-wheel-drive concept. more
Future: Nissan Zaroot Concept Future: Nissan Zaroot Concept
The Nissan Zaroot Concept may be the best example of how well Nissan has forged a distinct, integrated global design. more
Future: 2007 Jeep Compass Future: 2007 Jeep Compass
Jeep has given the thumbs-up to the Compass more
Future: Jeep Hurricane Concept Future: Jeep Hurricane Concept
Manufacturers like to tease the media by unveiling thrilling concepts, some of which will never see the light of day. more
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