Engine: 2.0-liter I-4 with direct injection and turbochargingWhat's cool: Living room touches such as a sofalike rear seat built into the passenger side rear corner, a built-in table and swiveling chairs.Will it be built? A tossup. The U.S. minivan market is mature and dominated by a few segment leaders, such as the Honda Odyssey. But Kia emphasized at its press conference that many of its concept designs have inspired production vehicles, hinting that the KV7 could, too.
With over-the-top horsepower and shapely sheet metal, automakers continued to push boundaries on concept cars at the North American International Auto Show. Here's a sampling.