For those unfamiliar with the Sony Vision-S, it’s essentially an all-electric sedan concept with components from Magna International, Continental AG, Elektrobit and Benteler / Bosch. Boasting always-on connectivity, complete with 33 sensors that include CMOS, solid state LiDAR, radar and time-of-flight cameras, which together, form an advanced driver assistance suite called “Safety Cocoon”. Step inside, and you’ll find a panoramic touchscreen integrated directly into the dashboard, paired with Sony’s 360 Reality Audio.
The Lotus Evija may have been unveiled over a year ago in July 2019, but we’ve seen and heard little about it since. Former Top Gear presenter James May gives us an up-close look at this all-electric hypercar. It’s powered by a four individual in-wheel electric motors rated at 493 hp that generate a combined output of 1,970 hp and 1,254 lb⋅ft of torque. The vehicle most recently participated in high-speed testing at a track on circuits in Europe.
Photo credit: Sung Nak Lee
The Acura / Honda NSX origins trace all the way back to the HP-X (Honda Pininfarina eXperimental) concept from 1984. This vehicle was ahead of its time and a mid-engined 3.0 L V6 engined rear wheel drive sports car. Honda wanted to compete with the Ferrari supercars with V8 engines, while offering far more reliability and a lower price point. Eventually, the concept evolved into the NS-X, which stood for “New”, “Sportscar” “eXperimental” , although the production model was launched as the NSX. Sung Nak Lee has put an electrified autonomous twist on this supercar.
Photo credit: Edwin Senger
Have you ever wished there was an off-road electric vehicle that doubled as a camper? If so, then look no further than the Land Rover Back Pack by industrial designer Edwin Senger. Its open-air design means that once you reach your destination, the top can simply be rolled back to enjoy a night of stargazing. A modular cooking set is also included so you’ll be able to enjoy a nice meal to your liking, whether it be simple marshmallows or a gourmet dish.
This isn’t Jaguar’s first foray into the digital world of video games, and their latest entry is definitely no slouch. Introducing the Jaguar Vision Gran Turismo SV. Powered by four electric motors that generate a combined 1,877 horsepower and 2,478 pound-feet of torque, which means it can accelerate from 0-60 mph in a mere 1.65 seconds, while topping out at 255 mph. Just how large is this beast? An impressive 218.1 inches long with a 107 inch wheelbase.