It is an unfortunate truth that most of the concept cars nowadays, do not reach production. And the small fraction of them that do, are changed so much from the original, that the production model retains little of the original design. Concept cars are supposed to be precursors to better things. But the ‘better things’ take so much time to come to life that people start losing interest. It is important that concept cars are quickly built into production models which do not differ too much from them.
The technology incorporated in concept cars is highly advanced but it is essential that this technology is replicated in the production model. More often than not, production models based on previous concepts are just their scaled down versions, and are not as advanced as them. Moreover, their looks are also much simplified. Many exceptional concepts have not even made it to production. For instance, the Bentley Hanaudieres, the Lotus M250, the Ford GT40 and GT90 and countless other cars which have been unlucky to have not been produced. Until concept cars are produced, I would reiterate, “they will remain just that, concepts.”