What is it? Premium coupe convertible
Who designed it? Toyota's US-based Calty Design Research studio team, under Vice President Kevin Hunter
What's unique? This successor to the Lexus LF-S and LF-X concepts hints at Lexus' design for the lower-premium IS range
Will it be built? The Lexus IS sedan will make its European debut at the Geneva auto show in March. A sport wagon will follow. A coupe cabriolet is possible.
Show reaction: Lexus is showing a new and less conservative face
Kia Sport Concept Car
What is it? Five-door hatchback
Who designed it? Kia design team
What's unique? 2.0-liter, 200hp gasoline turbo engine driving the front wheels through a 5-speed automatic transmission
Will it be built? Yes. This is the shape of the new Rio.
Show reaction: Looks good, but the feeling is the production version will be more discreet than the bright yellow-orange show car.
What is it? Mid-engined supercar
Who designed it? Peugeot design center
What's unique? Carbon fiber body with a 6.0-liter V-12 engine
Will it be built? No. The 907 is a brand-building exercise meant to sex up a volume carmaker's image.
Show reaction: Looks like a bad Ferrari
What is it? Upper-medium coupe
Who designed it? Patrick Le Quement/Anthony Grade
What's unique? Renault could add a coupe to the Laguna range
Will it be built? Indicates how the next Laguna will look
Show reaction: It embodies Renault's return to a more tranquil and fluid style, after the flop of the more aggressive Vel Satis luxury sedan
Mercedes-Benz Vision R
What is it? A cross between a luxury station wagon and an SUV
Who designed it? M-B design studio
What's unique? This vehicle creates a niche. Mercedes says it combines the practicality of a station wagon and an SUV with the comfort of a luxury car.
Will it be built? Yes. It is almost production ready. The R class will be introduced at the New York auto show in April.
Show reaction: Wow, this is big! How will it be differentiated from the new M class and the next G class, all built on the same platform?