Chasing headlines and brand publicity, car manufacturers travel the world’s motor shows whipping the covers off their latest concepts. Sometimes these are impractical and highly styled ‘design studies’, small elements of which may feature within a company’s future cars. Other times these concepts are proposals for actual models, accurate in size and general shape but typically with exaggerated styling features like larger wheels or front grille, bulging wheel arches and narrower lights or a slimmer window glass area. However, every now and then, a company surprises industry commentators and its customers by revealing a stunning concept car that survives the journey from drawing board to showroom almost unchanged. Take a look at these five recent examples.