This is Ford’s concept car for this year’s IAA Frankfurt Motor Show, the Evos. The car previews brand’s new design language.
Ford Evos is a four-door, four-seat fastback concept with lithium-ion plug-in hybrid powertrain. The concept car has swinging doors that take out the fenders with them as you open them, which make it look like a Transformer or something. But in essence, it could be the new Capri, or the Focus Coupe everybody is anticipating to be revealed at IAA.
Some of its details of course will be used as you see them here on the upcoming models by Ford, things like the head and taillights, or the grille.
Apart from the looks, Evos is also an advanced car in terms of powertrain and technology. It has cloud-based hybrid system which is more sophisticated somehow than conventional systems. Cloud connectivity would provide further opportunities to enhance performance and efficiency by selecting the optimum combination of powertrain modes for any given journey. It can either use electricity to power the car, or to charge the batteries.
The system offers an overall driving range of more than 500 miles (800 kilometres) using the battery and engine.
The Evos also has a cabin built around the driver. The interior architecture features clean and simple surfaces, with a muscular, athletic character to the slim upper instrument panel, enhanced by bold trapezoidal cut-outs. Contrasting these muscular forms, curvaceous cockpit display surfaces sweep down either side of the driver, providing secondary information about vehicle and infotainment systems.