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Concept SUV cars: SUVs for the future to come

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From virtual to reality and back again, answering the call of makers and owners of automobile industries, designers racking and fostering ideas and concepts into tangible artifacts lies the future of automobiles. Below are some concept SUV cars that will interest you.

SUZUKI E SURVIVOR ELECTRIC SUV CONCEPT

Suzuki has revealed the new e-Survivor Concept car in a set of renders which was ahead of its debut in the 10th month. The Japanese car manufacturer unveiled this concept on October 28th 2017. One thing the e Survivor is not, is subtle.

The Avatar-blue LED alloys wheels are fitted to a ladder structure frame which lifts the car a couple of feet off the floor. Despite the chunky robust looks it has a tiny, narrow bonnet and mini rear end/boot, because the frame takes up all the space. With certain cars you can pin down a target audience but for the E Survivor, it’s really hard to narrow it down. It’s not even the exterior that is the most baffling of Suzuki’s design.

The interior is packed full of technology and features which makes it look unlike any car we’ve seen. The e-Survivor is apparently supposed to represent SUVs that Suzuki will produce up to100 years from now.

If that is the case then certain technology will really not have progressed too far. The car still has a traditional steering wheel, still mostly looks like a car and isn’t as wonderfully futuristic or ambitious as concepts such as the Renault Symbioz, which is essentially a living room on wheels.

FORD BRONCO

From specific points, the Bronco did not look like a machine built out of a strong square of aluminum. The front height was made out of strong, basic components: round lights, and rectangular grille bars, with the “Mustang” token focused in striking kind.

The squared-off side profile uncovered the solid relationship to the original in overall form. Solid chamfers that kept running from nose to beltline to tail went about as solid visual connectors between adjacent surfaces.

The inside was spartan: a basic steel chunk formed the IP, while the steering wheel was finely machined with a wood rim. Circular simple instruments supplemented the steering wheel as a contradiction to the solid rectangular components in the inside – including the level glass as the front and sides. The rooftop was additionally made of glass for a full allencompassing perspective of nature.

Looking back on the design from a decade later, there was a kind of sophistication to the design of this latter-day Bronco. However, it remains to be seen if Ford research will sense a strong enough market for a Bronco for a new generation. Given the success of the latest, global Mustang, we wouldn’t bet against it, to capitalize on the retro fever created by the wider availability of the resurrected muscle car.

MERCEDES BENZ ENER-G-FORCE

A cool design study from Mercedes-Benz demonstrates how the genes of the classic off-roader from 1979 may still assert themselves in the far future. The Ener-GForce is the vision of an off-roader that, while reflecting tomorrow’s adventures, also invokes the genes of the Mercedes-Benz off-road icon, the G model. Modern and cool, it could also be a clue about a new beginning for the off-road design idiom of Mercedes-Benz.

“Patrol Vehicle 2025”, the shape of the civilian Ener-GForce is modelled after the G-Class, the off-road icon whose continuous history goes all the way back to the 1970s and that to this very day still tackles the future as a stylistically and technologically advanced SUV.

The Ener-G-Force stores recycled water in tanks on the roof, and transfers it to the “hydro-tech converter”, where natural and renewable resources are converted into hydrogen for operating the fuel cells. The EnerG-Force emits nothing but water, has an operating range of about 800 kilometers and as a result truly is a green car. Four wheel-center engines, whose yield for every individual wheel is adjusted unequivocally to the separate territory by elite gadgets, give the pulling power.

Changes in the shade of the light of the side skirts show the working and charge status of the vitality packs. The general bundle of this plan show is a perfect thing – elaborately and practically.

FORD XPLOR

The brain child of TJ Vaninetti, the Ford Xplor concept is an effort by the designer to make the heavy gasguzzling SUVs soft on the environment. Ford Xplor is an all-electric concept designed to run on in-wheel electric motors and features drive-by-wire, accident avoidance system, and a design that surpasses the conventional SUVs as greatest does the least. Also, relocating engines to the wheel hubs has given the designer free rein to the play with the space.

As a result, front glass has been extended down to the footwell that gives the passenger better view of the road ahead. Apart from these, the all-electric SUV features a unique front bonnet design, reduced mass as well as 33” tires and a full 11” ground clearance, making it ideal safari for off roads and rough terrains.

Bugatti Grand Colombier

Ondrej Jirec, known for his innovative collection of concepts, has come up with a grand style, grand pace idea for a Bugatti SUV. The Grand Colombier evokes a sense of adventure and technology over nature.

This car, as one of the stunning stuffs from Jirec, comes with near-invisible headlamps, a scalloped horseshoe shapes and themes in the fender profiles, and a layered tailgate design. Ondrej Jirec, a graduate of Art Center College of Design, has created more fascinating masterpieces that looks distinctly modern and futuristic for auto brands to capitalize on. His work showcases a masterful understanding of surfacing and transition as well as brand and heritage.

This new Bugatti Grand Colombier is indeed an eye-opener that takes one’s breath when looked upon and stands out among its contemporaries in the SUV categories of automobiles.

 

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4 stunning electric suv concepts for auto fanatics

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It’s been a long time coming but electric cars are finally set to make a breakthrough, with 2019 expected to be the year when they become a realistic option for most new car buyers.

By the end of this year, at least 25 different electric cars will be on sale, from small city models to tall and rugged Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs).

In this edition of Vaultz wheels, we shall be focusing on 4 stunning electric Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) concepts that will strike the auto market in the near future.

 

BYTON M-BYTE

The world’s first Smart Intuitive Vehicle. Designed with expressive proportions and iconic digital elements, the BYTON M-BYTE reminds you that future mobility is fueled by intelligence. You might say this car looks like an SUV, but smarter. And that’s exactly what it is: the first Smart Intuitive Vehicle!

With its masculine proportions and a length of 191 inches (4.85 meters), the BYTON M-BYTE shows its new design aesthetics in every aspect, including the closed front-end fascia, disappearing door handles, hidden antennas and a sleek, sloping roofline.

Conventional automotive styling features are giving way to innovative design icons. Side-view cameras replace side mirrors, iconic face recognition cameras provide user identification and BYTON Smart Surfaces show a situation-based interacting light design. These are just some of the intelligent signature elements that reinforce the visible digital power of the vehicle.

Your BYTON understands you like a trusted friend. It recognizes you through face recognition, talks to you and adapts to your needs. With a simple swipe of your fingers, you can intuitively operate the touch displays. And as communication is never a one-way street, BYTON Air Touch also responds to your hand gestures. All in all, it gives you five dimensions of control.

 

 

GAC ENVERGE

The ENVERGE is very catchy with outstanding features and its inexplicable design is its selling point. It is electric and very futuristic especially with its gull-wing doors, digital dash screen and unconventional head and tail lights. Reportedly, it will have a range of 370 miles on a single (full) charge.

A very ridiculous feature of the car is the fact that the headlights would slide out and detach to serve a flood lights, a feature GAC nicknamed “G-Light”. It’s an SUV coupe (only two doors) with wireless battery recharging and stipulated time for a 240-mile range in just 10 minutes.

 

 

GFG STYLE’S KANGAROO HYPER-SUV

Automotive Hall-of-Fame Giorgetto Giugiaro and his son, Fabrizio, are behind the Italian company GFG Style “hyper-SUV” concept.

It’s called the Kangaroo and it resembles some of the other supercar concept designs seen. But, this one is different from the rest. A special adjustable hydraulic suspension system helps convert the concept from a sports car to an off-roader. Ride heights are able to vary from 5.5 inches in “Racing” mode to some 10.2 inches in “Off-Road” mode. The car’s front splitter can also retract while in “Off-Road” mode to improve approach angles on challenging terrain. Talk about a transition!

GFG Style says the Kangaroo can be used on any surface, from pavement, to sand, to mud. It comes with two electric motors, each rated at 241 horsepower. The combined output is listed at 482hp and 501 lb.-ft. of torque. A 90 kWh battery pack is said to deliver a driving range of more than 280 miles on a single charge.

Inside the vehicle, there’s three screens that dominate the space. One is an ultra-wide screen atop the dash that serves as the rear view mirror by displaying the output from a rear-facing camera. Another noticeable aspect of the interior is the color of the leather. The bright orange of the exterior is reflected inside.

While it’s certainly not holding its breath for this vehicle to make its way to production, GFG Style says it does plan on showing off a version of the Kangaroo concept wearing snow tracks. The design company wants people to see how the Kangaroo could be used for fun, while conquering some snow-covered terrains.

 

 

LAGONDA ALL-TERRAIN SUV

Lagonda All-Terrain SUV concept from Aston Martin is mesmerizingly long and perhaps the most striking. With softly rounded edges and an elongated shooting-brake body that stretches way out over the rear wheels, this cocoon-shaped car is not quite what the teaser images had us imagining.

The British manufacturers are hoping to breathe new life into the Lagonda badge with this fully electric four-seater SUV. The Lagonda All-Terrain Concept is regarded as the stylistic forerunner of the Lagonda brand, which is set to resume production in 2021.

The car’s lengthy appearance is supported by a spoiler on the wide front, as well as the headlight slits that are pulled far into the side. A thin strip of light illuminated with LEDs emphasizes an already lengthy rear end.

Despite the futuristic design, the Lagonda All-Terrain concept still gives the driver a steering wheel to hold onto. But when autonomous mode is turned on, you can turn the front seats backwards to create a sort of self-driving sitting room.

The Lagonda SUV will use potentially game-changing solid state batteries which offer many advantages over the regular lithium-ion ones used in most electric cars. Solid-state batteries do not use liquid electrolytes to move energy around. The cells are made of solid, dry conductive material which mean they are less prone to fire and can supply energy and accept a charge more readily.

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