First Look: Ford EVOS Concept
Images of design study vehicle released before Frankfurt
The four-door gullwing fasthatch is a design study meant to introduce, according to the presser, Ford's "first truly global design language as the momentum of the company's One Ford product plan continues to build." Should future Blue Oval-badged vehicles enjoy the streamlined silhouette, larger hexagonal grille and aggressive, slitted headlamps -- not to mention a more driver-focused, cockpit-like interior -- count us happy.
The concept is powered by a plug-in hybrid drivetrain (the same one in the C-Max Energi) that stores and releases electricity, allowing the vehicle to operate primarily as an EV. Ford is touting it as a vehicle that adapts to the driver via all sorts of far-fetched conceptual technologies -- it "adjusts the driving experience" according to "the physical state and workload of the driver" and offers a "cloud-optimized hybrid powertrain" -- but who needs that nonsense? Check out, instead, the very slick design:
As noted below, flashy interiors are common themes in concept cars. They are meant to catch your attention (which it did) but they are highly unlikely to make it to production.
Looks great! as long its not a lease only option like some bailed out car company. stupid gmWhy did you only criticize GM for doing that? You didn't mention anything about Honda doing the same thing. Why do they get a free pass?
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