We have seen the future of cars, and it’s high-tech. Continue reading for a list of geeky cars.

10. Ford Airstream

The Ford Airstream Concept showcases advanced design features such as the plug-in hydrogen hybrid fuel cell powertrain, floating instrument panel and dual-view information panels as well as new four-point safety belts.

Ford Airstream Concept is powered by a new plug-in hydrogen hybrid fuel cell — called HySeries Drive — that operates under electric power at all times and delivers the combined city/highway equivalent fuel economy of 41 miles per gallon

9. Jaguar C-XF

Jaguar’s stunning C-XF concept features a supercharged 4.2L V8 engine that produces 420hp and 500Nm of torque. Plus, it comes with “motion detecting sensors to activate certain vehicle features.”

The concept sedan features single, slim-wedged headlamps which have evolved from the twin-lamp motif seen on past Jaguars. The lights are thin and angular, producing an aggressive look for the car’s front profile. Then there’s the muscular bonnet, side power vents, tapered tail and deeply recessed front grille, all designed to give the C-XF a sporty look


8. Honda FCX

What sets the FCX apart from the others is that it comes equipped with a V Flow1 fuel cell platform consisting of a compact, high-efficiency fuel cell stack arranged in an innovative center-tunnel layout.

They’re also toying with a home hydrogen energy generation station that runs off natural gas..the fact that the new FCX “Concept” has a 270-mile range and can hit 100 mph


7. EcoJet: The BioDiesel-Powered Supercar

Jay Leno unveils the futuristic EcoJet, a “650 hp (400 lb.-ft. of torque), bio-diesel monster supercar,” at SEMA.

The mid-engined beast, originally sketched by Leno and Ed on the back of a napkin, shares design cues with everything from jet aircraft and Formular One racecars, and even, it would appear, the nose of a Cadillac STS. The Leno-Welburn love child is powered by a Honeywell LT-101 turbine engine running in a modified Corvette Z06 hydroformed aluminum frame with aluminum and magnesium structural and chassis components


6. Renault Nepta

Renault’s sleek new Nepta concept is powered by a bi-turbo, 3.5L V6 engine that generates an impressive 420hp — boosting it from 0-62 in just 4.9-seconds.

It also features LED headlights and taillights, carbon bodywork, anti-roll bars, digital and analog instruments, Michelin’s latest prototype tires, advanced air turbulence deflectors, and DVD screens


5. Self-Parking BMW

4. Alfa Romeo Spix – Flying Car of the Future?

Designed by Creatix, the Alfa Romeo Spix is a futuristic flying car concept that is stylish yet functional. .[Source]

3. Nissan Pivo

Powered by a single lithium-ion battery, Nissan’s Pivo is one of the first cars to have a spinning cockpit. This tiny car features electric sliding doors and several cameras mounted outside the cabin. Cameras located at either end of the car send a live feed to an “Around View” dashboard screen that uses the data to generate a 360-degree image.

2. Nissan Terranaut

Designed for “scientists, geologists, archaeologists or adventurers”, Nissan’s 4×4 Terranaut features a “spherical laboratory” that is accessed from a 360 degree swiveling seat. Unfortunately, all these workstations leave room for only one passenger side door.[Source]

1. Self-Driving VW

This self-driving Volkswagen GTI 53+1 isn’t completely autonomous, as you have to first download GPS points and then have that data processed before it can “analyze the course route and devise the fastest line possible.”

The video says the car was not developed to promote future autonomous VWs (Stanford’s got that covered), but instead as a way to test the company’s hardware without a human driver. Eliminating a driver insures every test will be performed exactly as the one before and give consistent results each time


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