Teased previously, the Chevrolet FNR-X has made its debut at Auto Shanghai 2017, where the updated version of the ‘Find New Roads’ concept appears world’s apart from the FNR from 2015.
The company labels the FNR-X as an “all-purpose sports concept vehicle,” and has given it a wide selection of technologies to match its futuristic styling. It features a plug-in hybrid powertrain that offers two driving modes – V (Versatility) and S (Sport).
“The FNR-X builds on the design and technology showcased on the original FNR concept and embodies the belief at Chevrolet’s core that anything is possible,” said Alan Batey, GM executive vice president and president of GM North America and Global Chevrolet.
According to Chevrolet, the FNR-X is equipped with an active suspension system that automatically adjusts the vehicle’s ground clearance depending on the road condition.
The styling also helps in terms of aero, with active grille shutters and switchable wheel blades that help reduce wind drag at high speeds. On the other hand, front and rear spoilers help to generate either improves efficiency or performance, corresponding to the selected driving mode.
Accessing the cabin, you’ll be greeted by several touchscreen displays that control the infotainment and other functions. There’s also ambient lighting here, along with high-tech fabrics an OLED (organic light emitting diode) instrument cluster display.
Rounding up the list of tech is the concept’s augmented reality head-up display; a navigation system that predicts the complexity of the road conditions and adjust the route accordingly; as well as optical and acoustic recognition sensors.