Articles about concept car

Toyota unveils futuristic looking Fun-Vii concept car
Concept cars are fun. They show off what we could be driving in the future and all the different sorts of conveniences and innovations that it could bring to the table in a hypothetical future. Toyota has recently unveiled such a concept car that they’re calling the Fun-Vii and it looks like something that has been taken out of Tron, although to be honest we’re not complaining.

Smart ForVision Electric Concept Car
Smart has long been one of the huge supporters for eco-friendly innovations in vehicles, and this time around they intend to make a splash at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show by announcing that they will be parading their spanking new electric vehicle (EV) concept there, dubbing it the ForVision Electric Concept. It might look rather ordinary from the outside, where it was designed and developed in collaboration with BASF (which […]

Hypermilling concept car does 1325 mpg on diesel
The world runs on black gold – there is no denying it. Once the price of oil skyrockets, inflation will hit countries hard, no matter how prosperous you are. In fact, steadily rising gas prices have already caused many of us to learn how to make the necessary adjustments in our lives, slowly cutting down on small luxuries even as companies look to find new ways of trimming their expenditure […]

Mercedes Benz ELA concept car of the future
If you think that Mercedes Benz cars are for boring businessmen, you might want to check out this concept Mercedes Benz ELA design that is powered by electricity and features solar cells, making it a rather green vehicle. The ELA here is designed to be used for a variety of purposes, like a family car, cab or even people who need additional security. The ELA has a very low fuel […]

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Grow A Mercedes Biome Concept Car
We know all about growing pumpkins for Halloween and such, but what about growing a Mercedes Benz? We’re talking about the Biome, a strange concept car that is designed to be grown from seeds. The designers envision this lab-grown car being made from a non-existent material named BioFibre, a material that is lighter than plastic and stronger than steel. It’s also powered by BioNector4534 (that obviously doesn’t exist) and finally […]

YeZ Concept Car Captures CO2 And Releases Oxygen
More often than not, the vehicles that we drive aren’t very environmentally friendly, but a concept vehicle, YeZ, designed by the joint venture of SAIC and GM looks rather promising, as it’ll feature solar panels on its roof, and wind turbines on the wheels. Aside from being solar powered, the roof will be able to capture carbon dioxide from the ambient air, and release fresh oxygen back into the air. […]

Peugeot 1001 Nimble Concept Car
Can’t imagine what the cars of the future will look like? Well, check out the Peugeot 1001 Nimble concept car. It’s hard to imagine traveling in something that looks like this in the next few years, but anything is possible, right? This concept car was designed by Portugese designer, Tiago Alves, and it actually looks a bit like one of those ghosts from Pac-Man. It’s capable of rotating 360 degrees […]

Plug-in electric hybrid Porsche 918 Spyder concept car
Porsche has come up with the 918 Spyder plug-in electric hybrid concept car which offers traditional rubber-burning performance without guzzling down a whole lot of fuel – we’re talking about hitting a whopping 78 miles per gallon (!), where it can travel up to 16 miles on electric charge alone. And just how fast do you think this puppy is? We’re talking about touching 0-60mph in all of 3.2 seconds […]

Kia Ray Plug-in Hybrid Concept Car With Solar Roof
With everybody trying to “go green”, it seems that Kia Motors doesn’t want to be left behind as Kia Motors America has unveiled the Ray, a Plug-in Hybrid concept at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show. The most notable feature of this 173-inch long car would have to be the single piece of glass that extends over the hood, and another that starts at the cowl of the windshield, going all […]