Concept Cars At The 2012 New York Auto Show

The BMW i8 concept is a plug-in hybrid sports car designed to maximize performance and fuel economy. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
BMW i8 The BMW i8 concept is a plug-in hybrid sports car designed to maximize performance and fuel economy. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
The Mazda Takeri previews the design for future Mazda sedans. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Mazda Takeri The Mazda Takeri previews the design for future Mazda sedans. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
The Pathfinder concept is nearly ready to go into production as Nissan's large crossover SUV. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Nissan Pathfinder The Pathfinder concept is nearly ready to go into production as Nissan's large crossover SUV. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
The Mazda MX-5 Miata Spyder concept is even lower and smaller than the production car, sacrificing whatever it can to reduce weight. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Mazda MX-5 Spyder The Mazda MX-5 Miata Spyder concept is even lower and smaller than the production car, sacrificing whatever it can to reduce weight. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
The Infiniti LE concept will be an entry-luxury, all-electric sedan. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Infiniti LE Front The Infiniti LE concept will be an entry-luxury, all-electric sedan. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
The Infiniti LE concept is derived from the Nissan Leaf hatchback. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Infiniti LE Rear The Infiniti LE concept is derived from the Nissan Leaf hatchback. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
The Land Rover Defender concept mixes a retro boxy look with a modern front end. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Land Rover Defender Front The Land Rover Defender concept mixes a retro boxy look with a modern front end. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
The Land Rover Defender concept is more rugged than the brand's luxury SUVs. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Land Rover Defender Rear The Land Rover Defender concept is more rugged than the brand's luxury SUVs. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
The Honda Accord concept is likely very close to the yet-unveiled 2013 model of the best-selling midsize car. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Honda Accord The Honda Accord concept is likely very close to the yet-unveiled 2013 model of the best-selling midsize car. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Mini recently announced--coincidentally on April Fool's Day--that it would build an amphibious Mini Cooper. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Mini Yachtman Mini recently announced--coincidentally on April Fool's Day--that it would build an amphibious Mini Cooper. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
The Kia GT concept shows what a luxury car might look like from the bargain brand. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com
Kia GT Front The Kia GT concept shows what a luxury car might look like from the bargain brand. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com
The Kia GT concept evokes the Audi A7 and Porsche Panamera. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Kia GT Rear The Kia GT concept evokes the Audi A7 and Porsche Panamera. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
The Alltrack concept is VW's answer to the Subaru Outback, but even if it sees production it's not expected to be sold in the U.S. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Volkswagen Passat Alltrack The Alltrack concept is VW's answer to the Subaru Outback, but even if it sees production it's not expected to be sold in the U.S. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
The Kia Track'ster concept is a high-performance version of the Soul subcompact. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Kia Track'ster The Kia Track'ster concept is a high-performance version of the Soul subcompact. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Evoque convertible concept is a drop-top version of Ranger Rover's popular new Evoque SUV. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Range Rover Evoque Convertible Evoque convertible concept is a drop-top version of Ranger Rover's popular new Evoque SUV. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
The BMW i3 concept is an all-electric city car. BMW expects to ultimately sell something very similar to this concept. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
BMW i3 The BMW i3 concept is an all-electric city car. BMW expects to ultimately sell something very similar to this concept. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
The Crosstour concept shows off a redesigned front end for Honda's slow-selling crossover SUV. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Honda Crosstour The Crosstour concept shows off a redesigned front end for Honda's slow-selling crossover SUV. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Mitsubishi has been showing the sporty version of its now-on-sale i MiEV electric hatchback for four years now and it still hasn't been built. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Mitsubishi i MiEV Sport Mitsubishi has been showing the sporty version of its now-on-sale i MiEV electric hatchback for four years now and it still hasn't been built. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
The Acura NSX concept is a rebirth of the company's 1990s sports car. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Acura NSX Front The Acura NSX concept is a rebirth of the company's 1990s sports car. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Acura plans to introduce a production version of the NSX that will be very similar to this concept version. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
Acura NSX Rear Acura plans to introduce a production version of the NSX that will be very similar to this concept version. (Credit: Brady Holt, Examiner.com)
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