Lexus LF-CC Hybrid Concept Car

Japanese auto-maker Lexus has introduced the LF-CC hybrid concept, a mid-sized rear-wheel drive vehicle, set to debut at the 2012 Paris Auto Show. Framed with a deep spoiler and a refined front end, the new model bases its form language off the LF-LC concept body, where LED projector headlights taillights reinforce the bodywork to highlight the newly designed surfaces. the interior integrates Lexus’ human machine interface (HMI) technology development, with a look into the future of cabin and dashboard layouts. A multi-display touch screen is ergonomically positioned for at-a-glance viewing, allowing users to access the unique shift levers and controls. Based of a 2.5 liter 4-cylinder full hybrid powertrain, the engine incorporates a high-output, water-cooled permanent magnet electric motor for higher efficiency energy management and is capable of achieving CO2 emissions, targeted below 100 g/km.

BMW Concept Active Tourer Plug-In Hybrid Concept

Take a look at new BMW Concept Active Tourer plug-in hybrid, which is a preview of BMW’s upcoming compact MPV with its new eDrive hybrid system. According to BMW, the Concept Active Tourer is geared towards customers of the premium segment who appreciate a high level of comfort, a raised seating position and a generous amount of space. The BMW Concept Active Tourer is powered by a turbocharged 1.5L three-cylinder engine that sends its power to the front wheels and an electric motor sits above the rear axle. The BMW Concept Active Tourer has a total of 190 horsepower and the electric motor and lithium-ion battery can power the concept up to 18 miles in full electric mode. It can also go from 0 to 62 mph in under 8 seconds with a top speed around 125 mph. According to BMW, the concept’s fuel consumption is less than 2.5 liters per 100 kilometers.

Hybrid Concept Imperia GT

The following beautiful auto called Imperia GT is the first and only product from resurrected Belgian auto maker Imperia. It has an inline four cylinder turbo engine offering 212hp that’s paired with a 134hp electric engine, itself backed by a Li-polymer battery pack. It’ll do about 45 miles on batteries alone but, more importantly, will roll the 0 – 60mph sprint in under four seconds. A concept of the car was unveiled at the Brussels Auto Show, but the date of mass producing is unknown yet.