ford EVOS concept car ford EVOS concept car
aug 31, 2011

ford EVOS concept car

ford EVOS concept car features four gull-wing doors all images courtesy of ford

the EVOS concept car introduces a new design direction for the global car manufacturer ford. debuting at the 2011 frankfurt motor show, the vehicle is an interpretation of a fastback bodystyle design, featuring four gull-wing doors which open to reveal a four-seat layout. the concept offers a bold red driver’s seat and the vision of unprecedented driver interface. the two rear seat passengers host dedicated touch-screen displays to interact with the vehicle and individually adjustable sports seats.

front view with doors open

the concept’s technology experience embraces a new generation of driver interaction and awareness, in which the seamless connectivity between the vehicle and the driver’s ‘personal cloud’ of information is the heart of the vision for its capabilities. with information from the cloud, the vehicle is able to provide the same connected lifestyle the driver experiences at home or the office. the car knows the driver, automatically adapting its handling, steering and engine control to deliver a dynamic driving experience. drawing from a detailed understanding of the driver’s preferences and habits, the EVOS concept car combines this personal information with additional data from the could, such as the individual’s work schedule and local traffic or weather conditions. this information provides a personalized and seamless sophistication as the driver transitions in and out of the car.

back view with doors open

‘our goal is to focus on enriching a customer’s every experience with their vehicle – by personalizing it, adapting it, and creating unique, unexpected features that surprise and delight them. in the ford EVOS concept, this objective is explored and extended to the area of connectivity, where the intent is not to convert the vehicle into a smartphone, but rather to provide personalized and safe connection to the outside world in an enriching manner designed totally for the vehicle context.’ – derrick kuzak, group vice president of global product development at ford

3/4 back view

outfitted with advanced air quality sensors and filtration systems to help allergies, the ford EVOS concept car is location aware, and can access air quality from the could, proactively suggesting a healthier route to the driver’s end destination. the vehicle can even intuitively simplify the appearance of the instrument panel to display only necessary gauge information and switch the driver’s connected smartphone to ‘do not disturb’ mode in order to keep their focus on the road. the vision for the care is a state-of-the-art lithium-ion plug-in hybrid (PHEV) powertrain providing the same next-generation performance and fuel economy. ford’s ‘powersplit’ hybrid architecture allows the electric motor and petrol engine to work together or separately to maximize efficiency.

overall, the concept car measures 4.50m (177in) long, 1.97m (77in) wide and 1.36m (53in) high, with a wheelbase of 2.74m (108in).

the ford EVOS concept car won’t officially be seen driving on the road, but many of the design ideas will be utilized in upcoming ford products.

front 3/4 view

detail

four-seat interior design


the ford EVOS concept car designers speak about the vehicle

demonstration of the car’s door functionality

ford EVOS car concept
  • Cool!!

    Dario says:
  • pretty interesting, well wrought form, and those rear gull wings are da bitch!

    dbkii says:
  • Lean lines and best profile with Aston Martin . Production is a must

    Michel Bruyer says:
  • How do you get in the car while heavy raining, without getting your seats wet?

    butec says:
  • me likey. A true baby Aston 🙂

    Pg says:
  • BMW X6 f*cked an Aston Martin and this is what came out…

    cj says:
  • I’ve never lusted after an American car so much!

    Tod says:
  • looks PERFECT, but I don’t know how comfortable it is.
    I’m sad that I know it will not be produced as usual

    Iskender says:
  • ahhhhh…..if only ford had the balls to produce and I had the money to buy…..

    belter says:
  • Yeah, why is it that the concept cars in America never go into production? Shows that the Amercian car industry can do great things, but are too afraid to pull the trigger. What a let down…

    G says:
  • I did not understand what was said about the car. I am sorry but I speak and write in plain simple English. The car is nice looking though.

    Nelson architect says:
  • sweet.. just music was too cheezzzy

    jj says:
  • and when the car flips upside down, well ppl just die…

    a says:
  • I wonder why this car appears to have two fuel tank filling caps, located on the driver and passenger sides at the back, and why it’s a good idea that they are open and exposed to the elements when the rear gull-wing doors are open.

    Booji Boy says:
  • Ford car’s (except the Mustang) always looked too un-american, cheap and asian to me, but this is absolutely sexy. The wing doors are quite stupid I think, give it some usual doors, have it as a 2/3 door coupe and it becomes producable enough, though I have to admit that the rear gull wings are awesome thought of. I really love that front and side (like on the forst picture), looks a lot better than other Ford cars, more like an Audi (which is what Ford should go like, have the car seem valuable 😉

    Niklas says:
  • For the first time, an american car design that is sexy and not BIG and UGLY!

    Ajay says:

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