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How the Ford Evos Concept Works

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Ford Evos Design
The Ford Evos concept car
The Ford Evos concept car
Courtesy of Ford Motor Company

The very first thing you notice about the Ford Evos is its shape. With its wide-aspect, low-profile tires and an athletic fastback body, it conveys sportiness. Details such as gullwing doors (four of them) and intricately sculpted front and rear fascia speak of refinement.

Evos features a broad, "inverted trapezoid" front air inlet with a honeycomb mesh-patterned grill. Some say it appears reminiscent of Aston Martin's signature big-mouth intake. Ford says it's an evolution of the gaping grill found on models such as the Focus and Fiesta. Sinister, slit-like headlamps on the Evos add to the sporty and high-end look.

These various "facial" and body features that you see on Evos will contribute to Ford's worldwide design language. In other words, Ford cars and trucks all over the world will use similar-looking shapes and materials that help observers immediately look at a vehicle and say, "Oh, that's a Ford."

The inside of the Evos is no less eye-popping. A fully digital dash and console replace the usual analog gauges, knobs and push-buttons. Racing-inspired bucket seats envelop driver and all three passengers within a space-age cockpit built with organic, flowing contours.

"While you will never see this car on the road, the next generation of Ford products will display many of the distinctive design ideas and advanced technologies it showcases," Derrick Kuzak, Ford's group vice president of global product development, said in a written statement.

Visually, this Ford is a feast. But it's more than just an eye pleaser. Perhaps the most remarkable thing about the Evos is the stuff you can't see directly. We're talking about its ability to synchronize with the habits and lifestyles of particular drivers.

Keep reading to find out about the computer connectivity of the Ford Evos.