The Shanghai Auto Show kicked off on 21st April, 2017, and in just the start, we saw a number of rare luxury cars including some interesting concepts making their debut at the show. Here we have compiled the top six fascinating cars, which have caught the attention of motor enthusiasts all over the globe.
Volkswagen I.D. Crozz Concept
The VW I.D. Crozz is an autonomous electric SUV, which the automaker plans to launch by 2020. It is based on the MEB electric car platform and is powered by two electric motors producing a combined output of 302 bhp. The expected range of the I.D. Crozz is about 311 miles.On the inside, it features a button-less cockpit with augmented reality HUD.
Audi e-Tron Sportback
The Audi e-Tron Sportback is also an all-electric crossover riding on the same MEB platform as the VW I.D. Crozz. Audi claims the e-Tron Sportback will have a range of upto 500 kilometers (310.7 miles) and would offer an exceptional electric driving experience. The e-Tron’s cabin has a spectacular on-board system with a large touch display to allow passengers to interact with the vehicle effortlessly.
Buick Velite 5
The Buick Velite 5 is an extended-range electric sedan carrying a dual-motor electric system which includes an 18.4 KwH lithium ion battery along with a 1.5L direct injection engine. It will have a range of approximately 72 miles, and will be arriving at the dealerships soon.
2018 Mercedes-Benz S Class
Mercedes has refreshed its S Class with some improved features including semi-autonomous functions such as lane change, traffic sign assist and emergency stop assist. The new ‘Energizing Comfort Package’ has also been added in 2018 S-Class.
Smart ForFour Crosstown Edition
The Smart ForFour Crosstown Edition by Daimler sports a new ‘Special Outdoor look’, which distinguishes it from a regular city car. It renders some interesting features including 3-spoke multifunction sport steering wheel, stainless steel pedals, detachable exterior parts and more.
Lynk and CO 01 SUV
The Chinese auto manufacturer Lynk and Co introduced its new 01 SUV, which shares its components with the Volvo XC40 crossover. The Lynk and CO 01 will be available in four different engine options including a 1.5L 3-cylinder unit, a hybrid system, a 4-cylinder turbo engine and an electric version.
Chery Tiggo Coupe Concept
The Chery Tiggo Coupe concept boasts a unique exterior design featuring an aggressive black mesh grille, tear drop shaped side air intakes, sharp character lines and large wheels. The interior offers two large touch displays along with a host of advanced technologies. The automaker has not announced the exact launch date of the Tiggo Coupe yet.