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Kg810
:eek: Very nice concept from Ford



Inside Line - Source

Just the Facts:

The Ford Evos Concept, a futuristic fastback that harks back to classic GT cars, but is so loaded with technology that it can "suggest a healthier route to the destination," will debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show.
The Ford Evos Concept is a plug-in hybrid with four gullwing doors and a four-passenger cabin.
Ford says "you will never see this car on the road," but that it points the way to future Ford styling and high-tech features.


FRANKFURT, Germany — The Ford Evos Concept, a futuristic fastback that harks back to classic GT cars but is so loaded with technology that it can "suggest a healthier route to the destination," will debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show.

The Ford Evos Concept is a plug-in hybrid with lithium-ion batteries, along with four gullwing doors and a four-passenger cabin. Don't expect to see the dramatic doors on a production Ford, but the Evos Concept's face is likely to make it into the real world. It features what Ford calls a "higher-mounted trapezoidal grille."

"You will never see this car on the road," said Ford in a statement, adding that the one-off concept showcases "a new vision for customer-focused and intuitive technologies." But the Dearborn automaker hastened to point out that the Evos Concept is more than a 2-ton smartphone.

"The intent is not to convert the vehicle into a smartphone, but rather to provide personalized and safe connection to the outside world in an enriching manner," said Derrick Kuzak, Ford group vice president of global product development.

The Evos Concept seems to straddle two worlds. Ford says it created the concept to satisfy a growing consumer desire for more premium-looking and technical designs, even in basic transportation. Still, the Evos Concept has some old-school styling cues that will be familiar to Baby Boomers. Ford said it wanted to "create the impression of a classic GT car, but with a very contemporary feel."

On the futuristic side of the ledger, the Evos Concept takes Ford's wellness push to the next level. The automaker said the Evos is "location aware" and — with the help of advanced air quality sensors and access to air quality data — can "proactively suggest a healthier route to the destination."

"With information from the cloud, the vehicle can provide the same connected lifestyle the driver experiences at the home or office," said Ford. "The car knows the driver, and automatically adapts handling, steering and engine controls to deliver an exceptionally dynamic driving experience."

Ford said the vehicle will have access to such data as the "driver's work schedule and local traffic or weather conditions."

The connection between car and driver will be so intimate that it could even reset "your alarm clock to let you sleep in," Ford said.

Other sensors and cloud connectivity will provide "access to historical driver behavior and travel patterns," the automatic said. Such information will calculate optimal fuel and energy efficiency by predicting the destination.

"The cloud-optimized powertrain would automatically 'know' when to save energy and switch modes, using information about the vehicle's predicted travel route, any emissions zone restrictions during the journey and current weather conditions," Ford said.

The cabin reflects the trapezoidal grille with trapezoidal cut-outs, along with a red driver seat. The rear passengers get adjustable sports seats and touchscreen displays.

Inside Line says: From future design cues to radical technology, there's something for everyone in this impressive Ford concept.



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Type_S1
looks good to me. Ford is coming out with some leading class vehicles for the price...would like to see where this goes.
Zewind
There is no way ford would produce that.

But if they do :drool:

Ill be first in line
Twin_Cam_Turbo
That is pretty damn awesome!
syritis
Like all concepts that make it into production. Its aggressive and futuristic look will get pussified and then you've got yourself a less reliable Honda crosstour
Xtrema
Originally posted by Zewind
There is no way ford would produce that.

But if they do :drool:

Ill be first in line



They won't. But it's a preview of the design language that will be on future Fords.

eglove
looks pretty cool to me, i like the song in the vid!
corsvette
I generally like it, but the greenhouse reminds me a of a Hyundai Genisis :thumbsdow
treg50
Great looking concept by Ford! Given all their new models, if this was produced I could see it looking good.
BerserkerCatSplat
Originally posted by syritis
Like all concepts that make it into production. Its aggressive and futuristic look will get pussified and then you've got yourself a less reliable Honda crosstour



Ford concepts rarely, if ever, make it to production. They are more about experimenting with the design language rather than an actual vehicle. However, those designs do make it into production vehicles; the Iosis was the forerunner of the Kinetic design series, and you can see a lot of its design features in the current Mondeo.



ekguy
definitely a nice car. Would love to see this see the light of day in production.
flipstah
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DROOL. :drool: :burnout:
xnvy
I like the car, just not the gullwing doors. Really like the aggressive headlights though.
msommers
Wow. Surprised and impressed. Depending on the engine buts and if it's not FWD, I'd be all over this thing!
ottamania
fuk this car but kind of looking same design.

BerserkerCatSplat
Originally posted by ottamania
fuk this car but kind of looking same design.



Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?

Tik-Tok
Originally posted by BerserkerCatSplat


Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?



:rofl: That looks exactly like what my WP7 phone texts people when I try using voice-to-text.

roll_over
i was going to say eff the ft86 lol
bernaB
It is almost the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang. In order to celebrate the half-centennial of the iconic muscle car, Ford is renovating from the ground-up and Ford Mustang will not have retro styling in next generation. Very few cars on the motorways can raise notice for being in contiguous production for 50 years; that’s a feat, no matter how it’s sliced. What we do know presently, is that Ford has buzzed the 2015 Mustang is going to be a “world car”–perhaps set at capitalizing further upon a more global scene or maybe taking design and styling cues from world-class automobiles from today?
Disoblige
^^ Ban please.
canadian booster
looks a lot like the mazda ryuga from a few years ago..






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