When Jaguar pulled the cover off the C-X16 concept last month at the Frankfurt Motor Show many wondered if it'd enter production.
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Auto shows are a time for carmakers to display their hottest new models, boast about big horsepower numbers, and showcase low-to-the-floor, stylish, swoopy concept cars that have no chance of making it to production.
It's undoubtedly a sign of the times when stalwart luxury automakers are downsizing their engines to boost sales.
Designers often will make a clay mold of a design before an actual car—sheet metal and all— gets the final nod.