oday’s carmakers have more tools at their fingertips than ever to make every vehicle beautiful. They use modern metallurgy and glues rather than welds to meld junctions, resulting in more fanciful shapes and sharper visual breaks. They have long penned sensual, sleek auras for sports cars, echoing the muscularity and athleticism of a low-slung predator, such as a mountain lion. But how to bring the sexy to SUVs with their added height and everyday functionality? We sit down with creators behind four of the hottest SUVs debuting this fall to get their straight-from-the-drawing-board takes on achieving bold new shapes, fashioning more modern cabins, and conceiving iconic and, yes, seductive beauties you’ll be driving in the year ahead.