What Exactly is a Concept Car?

Automakers release them every couple of months and we know they’re important, but sometimes it’s difficult to pinpoint how

The Aero Sport Lounge is a concept DS planned to introduce in this year’s Geneva Motor Show, which was cancelled
Volkswagen (left) and Opel/Vauxhall have recently shown sketches of the upcoming Arteon and Mokka

First things first

The Cadillac Lyriq (left) and the Polestar Precept have other purposes than to reach the streets

Works of art

Hyundai’s 45 EV and Škoda’s Vision iV will be the base for future production models

Halfway there

The BMW 4 (left) has already reached production, while the Dacia Spring is derived from the Renault Kwid

One step left

Bentley’s EXP 9 F (left) was poorly executed, so it received last-minute changes. Chevrolet’s GPiX would have problems with the production car

Many possible outcomes

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