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Ford Explorer America concept

13 January 2008

Not a production preview, but clearly hinting at the direction for the next production Ford Explorer, the Explorer concept was created by Stuart Jamieson and John Paxton - the exterior and interior designers respectively - under the lead of David Woodhouse and Strategic Design Director Freeman Thomas.

Hummer HX concept

13 January 2008

Looking to diversify the portfolio and develop the design direction of the Hummer brand is the HX concept, designed with input from three recent CCS graduates.

Mazda Furai concept

13 January 2008

Pronounced 'foo-rye' and meaning the sound of wind, the Furai is the latest in the Nagare design series from Mazda.

Volkswagen Passat CC

13 January 2008

The Mercedes-Benz CLS has been a very successful niche design, and one that has clearly been noticed by Volkswagen with the launch of its own version: the Passat CC.

Ford F-150

13 January 2008

Ford's new F-150 is arguably the most important new design in Detroit - even if it is just a very heavy revision of the 2004 F-150 design. It is Ford's best-selling product, the world's best-selling vehicle, and a very clever mid-life revision.

Saab 9-4X concept

13 January 2008

We've seen a few crossover concepts from Swedish automaker Saab before. Both the 9X shown in 2001 and the 9-3X that followed a year later looked set to herald a production Saab crossover. This time though, it seems we really are on the cusp of seeing a production Saab crossover.

Cadillac CTS Coupe concept

13 January 2008

The CTS is clearly a car set for production in a near identical form. Though John Manoogian, director of exterior design for Cadillac, remained tight-lipped when speaking to CDN about the car's production feasibility, he did tell us that the car is the same as the CTS sedan from the A-pillar forward.

Land Rover LRX concept

13 January 2008

The LRX has been designed for one main reason: to show the scope for a new smaller type of Land Rover product.

Mitsubishi Concept-RA

13 January 2008

The RA is a compact two-seat sports coupe concept similar to the Porsche Boxster - in its curvaceous and relatively long rear deck - and the Audi R8, with its low set front graphics.

Nissan Forum concept

13 January 2008

Nissan's Forum concept is a new take on the family hauler. Laden with innovative details, the show car pushes forward with a new design aesthetic and luxurious appointments not typically found on MPVs.