By 2014, Geely (People's Republic of China)-owned Volvo has announced a car to rival the Audi A5 Sportback, it is called the Concept You at the moment.
The Renault Twingo by Autumn 2011 will have a major facelift, introducing the new corporate grille, which will be used on future models, such as the Captur and R-Space (which will replace the Modus mini MPV, introduced in 2004), which both will be released in 2013. However, the new 2012 Twingo will be more fancier than the pre-facelifted 2007 version.
Peugeot has unveiled a concept car, known as the HX1. At the moment, Peugeot hasn't decided the release year of the car. It is compact MPV (minivan). The price is unknown. It is a 6-seater and has a petrol-hybrid engine and measures 4.99 metres (196 inches). It only consumes 2.9 litres per 100 kilometres (81 mpg-US/9 mpg-UK).
-Only consumes 2.9l/100km (81 mpg-US/aprox. 9 mpg-UK)
-Difficult to drive
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By 2013, the Samsung SM7 will be arriving in Europe as a Renault. The car is 4.99 metres long and it is a luxury car. It will cost about €32,000, being the most expensive Renault. The car will have V6 engines.
The Renault Frenzy is a futuristic MPV that would have an electric engine. It is similar to the Renault Kangoo combi van. The car will be released in 2014. It's interior is very ugly.
Volkswagen has unveiled its Nils, a futuristic small electric car, to rival with Renault Twizy (which appears as a download on The Sims 3 (2009) and will be released in the end of 2011). However, another Volkswagen subsidiary called Audi, has also made a small car known as the Urban Concept. The car will probably the entry model in the European Volkswagen lineup by 2014. The price is unknown, but the Audi Urban Concept will cost €13,000.
Citroen has now unveiled its new C1. The car will probably have 3-doors or 5-doors. The car's engine go from 1.0 to 1.3 litres. The car will be assembled at Kolin, Czech Republic.
Now, Motorblog has researched that Lada is probably going to renew its Niva/Cossack/4×4 by 2013. This is thanks to its alliance with Renault. Its parts are probably originated from the Fiat Strada Pick-up.
The Lada Granta is the sucesor to the Lada Kalina (introduced in 2007) and it is codenamed Vaz 2190. The car's specifications are unknown.
Ford has now unveiled it’s Start Concept, which could be a future Ford Ka. The good-thing is, it’s going to be larger than the current 2008 model. The website of the Spanish newspaper El Mundo said that the future Ford Ka will be sold in the U.S. and it will be the right size for North-American tastes. The car was unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show. The car will have a 1.6 litre 3-cylinder petrol/gasoline engine. El Mundo says that the future Ford Ka will be made of lighter and recycled materials and will be a global car. Currently, outside Europe and Latin America, the Fiesta (except in Japan) is the entry model. Ford has sold the car in Europe since 1996 and it’s currently in its second generation since 2008.
The car is also currently sold in Brazil where it has been sold in 1997 and since 2005 it has seperated from the European model, following facelift that year, as well as an all-new Brazil produced model launched in early 2008.