Five best looking concept cars at the India Auto Expo

  • Hindustan Times, Greater Noida
  • Updated: Feb 08, 2014 07:08 IST

The future of motoring is on display at the India Auto Expo in Greater Noida: concept cars years ahead in design and features. Here are the top five concept cars from the expo.



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BMW i8


German auto major BMW brought to Indian soil what it sees as the vision for future: the i8 concept supercar. Apart from the space-age looks that features a stretched-out bonnet with an elaborate arrangement of curving panel, a pronounced grille accentuated by LED lighting and the gull wing-like doors, the i8 packs quite a marvel under the hood with powerful electric and petrol engines.

Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar poses with the BMW i8 Hybrid car at the Auto Expo 2014 in Greater Noida. (PTI Photo)

Hyundai HND-9


Hyundai unveiled its HND-9 Sports Coupe Concept, which is part of the evolution of the international fluidic design. The front-engine car has a 3.3-liter turbocharged engine. The car was built to give a new design direction to the Korean automaker.

A model stands next to a Hyundai HND-9 Venace concept car during the Indian Auto Expo in Greater Noida. (Reuters)

Renault KWID CONCEPT


Renault India unveiled its flamboyant concept car, KWID CONCEPT, at the Auto Expo. Beyond the playful and imaginative styling, the car comes equipped with a host of technology-driven features, led by its Flying Companion.

The Renault KWID concept car is displayed during the Indian Auto Expo in Greater Noida. (Reuters)

Jaguar Project 7


Jaguar showcased the Project 7 F-Type at the Auto Expo. The Project 7 was developed by Jaguar design chief Ian Callum as a study project for the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Business tycoon Ratan Tata (third right) stands near the Jaguar project 7 car at the 12th Auto Expo in Greater Noida. (AFP Photo)

Honda Vision XS-1


Honda introduced the Vision XS-1 concept at the 12th Auto Expo. Despite compact dimensions, it has a spacious interior which can host up to seven people. It comes with sliding doors with large openings on both sides. The XS-1 doesn’t have sharp contours, but relies on round edges for its styling.

A Honda Vision XS-1 is displayed at the 12th Indian auto Expo in Greater Noida. (AP Photo)
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