Saturday, April 23, 2011

Auto Shanghai - 2011

Auto Shanghai 2011

Hyundai's Blue2 (pronounced “Blue squared”) concept car is a hydrogen powered 4-seater with blacked out wraparound windows and rear-facing cameras in place of side mirrors.

Aston Martin showed its One-77 model, a 7.3 liter V12 supercar.

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn addresses the media after introducing the 2012 Tiida hatchback for the Chinese market.

Volvo CEO Stefen Jacoby introduces the Volvo Concept Universe, which previews the next-generation Volvo S80.

Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Muller-Otvos, right, watches the unveiling of the new Ghost Extended Wheelbase model.

Renault's Dizir concept car has been making the rounds at the world’s auto shows.

Another view of the BMW Vision ConnectedDrive prototype.

A Zap Alias electric vehicle is a curiosity at the auto show.

Nissan's zero-emission car, the Townpod, is aimed at entrepreneurs and business people on the go. It aims to mix the comfort and style of a passenger car with the businesslike utility of a commercial vehicle.

The Mazda Shinari concept car is a four door sports coupe, the first model employing Mazda's new "Kodo (Soul of Motion)" design language.

Buick unveiled its Envision SUV concept.

Chinese car maker SAIC showed a midsize concept, the MG5.

The Opel Icona Concept is displayed in Shanghai. Earlier versions of this electric vehicle were described as a design study of an amphibian commuter for the future. When traveling on the water, the rear wheels would be retracted into the body and a central sail or wing would raise.

A model poses by the new Citroen DS5.

The new Volkswagen Beetle is displayed at Auto Shanghai.

Joe Hinrichs, Ford's group vice president and president, Asia Pacific and Africa, introduces the new Vertrek concept vehicle. The Vertrek was shown in Detroit in January at the North American International Auto Show.

Infiniti’s Etherea concept is a compact luxury car targeted for younger buyers.