Posted Jan 17th 2013 11:29AM
Love them or hate them, concept cars help shape our automotive future and often give us a glimpse at new design direction and emerging technology. During the Detroit Auto Show, concept cars come in all shapes and sizes ranging from the sleek Acura NSX Concept (pictured above) to the rugged Ford Atlas and everything in between.
Although many concepts and prototypes never make it to a full production run, the ideas, styling and key elements from them often influence the next generation of cars set to hit the road. Many manufacturers create their concepts specifically to help gauge consumer feedback and overall reaction to some of the more dramatic designs ideas.
We had a chance to check out these Top 10 Concept Cars in Detroit and ranked them in order of what our editorial team liked best.
Click here to countdown the hottest concept cars from NAIAS and learn more about each one.