The Los Angeles Auto Show is finally here, and the futuristic Renault Subtil is one concept leaked ahead of the annual event. Put simply, it aims to bridge the gap between SUVs and pickup trucks, and meant to give people the chance to ‘look for peaceful, quiet places among mountains and rivers,’ while ‘sightseeing or doing sports in the fresh air,” said its creator, Wojciech Jurkowski. At the push of a button, it transforms from a 4-seat vehicle with a standard luggage compartment, to a two-seat pick up truck sporting a large luggage compartment. However, the coolest feature is that users can also put the car in autopilot mode for a light nap during the trip. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“The designer says you can setup the cabin in any way you want, while thanks to the car’s 360° camera system, you can use VR 3D glasses to check out the surrounding scenery. As for what’s powering this concept, it’s 4 independent electric motors located inside the wheels, which makes sense for this type of vehicle,” reports Car Scoops.