Renault Captur Concept unveiled at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show

You always expect some measure of fancy at an auto show and perhaps a bit more than normal at the Geneva Motor Show. Renault lived up to the billing with its Captur Sport Utility Concept, unveiled by Carlos Goshn at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show.

Renault Captur Concpet shown at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show

Under the hood of the curvy sheet-metal is 1.6L twin-turbo four-cylinder engine, capable of 160 horsepower and 280 lb/ft of torque. Expect performance of 0-100 km/h in 8.0 seconds and hit a top speed of 211 km/hr.

Open up the butterfly style (they open up and out) doors and step inside a whimsical interior. Hammock style string seats and floating consoles are hardly rooted in reality. That being said concepts are usually always design exercises meant to telegraph the next generation of vehicles slated for production.

Some have already speculated the Captur will likely evolve into the next generation Nissan Juke. However it seems Renault may have created its own slant on this funky crossover and may embark on a Juke alternative.