Automotive supply company Magna Steyr has unveiled a versatile concept study at Geneva
4 March 2012

Automotive supply company Magna Steyr has unveiled a new versatile concept study, the Mila Coupic, at the Geneva motor show.

The new study, which has been created to showcase Magna Steyr’s product design and engineering capabilities, aims to bring together three different vehicle concepts into one, and can be a SUV coupé, pick-up or convertible.

Guenther Apfalter, president of Magna Steyr, said: “Our customers expect suppliers like Magna to bring them innovative solutions to help them meet the increasingly demanding challenges of this industry. The MILA Coupic multifunctional concept showcases vehicle functionality through flexible seating systems, roof modules and materials.”

The Coupic can accommodate five people. In its closed state, the vehicle features SUV-style characteristics and has a soft-top roof that gives it a coupé-like silhouette. The front and rear roof sections can be opened independently of each other due to two separate electronically operated roof modules.

The front roof system above the front seats can be opened from the front to the rear, and offering the driver and front-seat passenger an open-air experience. The rear roof system above the rear seats and the loading area allows for two opening directions.

The Coupic is the sixth concept car in the MILA family, following Mila 1 (an ecofriendly modular sports car), Mila 2 (a two-seat derivative of the first concept), Lounge (a hybrid ‘yacht on wheels’), Alpin (a compact off-roader) and Aerolight (a four-seat CNG-powered compact vehicle).

 

 

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28 February 2012

Shame there aren't any pictures of it as a drop top and a pick up.*

One of those nice in concept ideas but wouldn't really work in production.

* At the time of typing, because Autocar have a habit of adding pics at a later stage and making comments like this redundant.

 

 

It's all about the twisties........

28 February 2012

Any chance it could convert into a coupe/saloon that doesn't look like an SUV?

28 February 2012

Mila Coupic ... sounds more like a adult film star from Eastern Europe.

28 February 2012

When I see "three in one" type claims I just think of some rubbish JML tat from an "advertisement feature". Maybe these will sell on the shopping channel.

29 February 2012

Nothing is really new. I seem to remember Triumph designing something similar based on the Herald in the 1960s? I was too young to remember the details, but can remember the pictures.

29 February 2012

Citroen plureil anyone ?

29 February 2012

[quote The Hermit]

Mila Coupic ... sounds more like a adult film star from Eastern Europe.

[/quote] He-he! They haven't put silicon air bags in it, have they?

29 February 2012

Should be interesting from an engineering point-of-view although the styling appears to be a combination of old Focus nose, X6 arches and wheels and CRZ tail.

21 June 2012

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