All Concept cars articles – Page 10

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    CCotW: BMW X-Coupé (2001)

    2017-12-01T14:48:25Z

    Flame Surfacing makes its debut

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    LA 2017: Toyota FT-AC concept

    2017-11-30T18:27:25Z

    On-trend SUV steals the lime-light

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    LA 2017: Chris Bangle’s Redspace project

    2017-11-29T06:56:32Z

    At the launch of a startling Chinese government-backed urban micro-EV

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    CCotW: Auburn Cabin Speedster (1929)

    2017-11-24T11:53:07Z

    A concept car that perished much too soon

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    CCotW: Cadillac Series 62 Ghia Coupés (1953)

    2017-11-17T15:52:32Z

    Elegant twin concepts shrouded in mystery

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    CCotW: Dodge Kahuna (2003)

    2017-11-10T10:58:49Z

    A minivan alternative that could have taken us to the endless summer

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    CCotW: Chrysler Akino (2005)

    2017-11-03T10:09:00Z

    Chrysler’s trip to the Autumn Field

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    CCotW: Honda PUYO (2007)

    2017-10-27T09:44:00Z

    Honda’s glowing, squishy pet for urban transport may yet find new relevance

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    Concept Car of the Week: GM Ecotec Lakester (2003)

    2017-10-20T08:36:00Z

    Racing on California’s dry lakes dates back to before World War II, but the sport became a real phenomenon in the years after the war. Hot rods and speciality cars like streamliners would streak across the dry lake beds hoping to set records for speed in the forbidding desert landscape.

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    Concept Truck of the Week: GMC Terradyne

    2017-10-13T09:06:10Z

    General Motors’ turn-of-the-millennium vision of the urbanised future of the truck

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    Concept Car of the Week: Holden Hurricane (1969)

    2017-10-06T10:30:00Z

    Tuesday, 4th March, 1969. A select group of journalists had been invited to Holden’s Technical Center at Fishermen’s Bend, Australia for a secret unveiling of Holden’s first-ever concept car. Among those assembled that day, there was great curiosity. After all, Holden – as a part of GM industrial empire – was only 21 years old (it was independent before World War II), and its technical centre was only founded in 1965. Holden was a producer of staid family transportation, so what could be so top secret?

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    Concept of the Week: Oldsmobile Profile (2000)

    2017-09-29T09:34:35Z

    A compact SUV concept that looks strikingly contemporary

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    Concept Car of the Week: Renault Nepta (2006)

    2017-09-22T09:01:00Z

    As the 2006 Paris Motor Show approached, there was eager and somewhat anxious anticipation about Renault’s offerings at the show. Renault had a long history of interesting concepts. Would there be similar offerings now that the Carlos Ghosn/Nissan Alliance era had begun? After all, Ghosn’s own top lieutenant at the time, Patrick Pelata, had been critical of Renault’s design direction – particularly the bustlebacked Megane, then a hot seller in its class in the European market.

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    Design Review: Borgward Isabella Concept

    2017-09-20T13:26:22Z

    From nowhere, the revived German brand gave us one of the stars of Frankfurt. We analyse the Isabella concept

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    Concept Car of the Week: The Airomobile

    2017-09-15T10:05:00Z

    Even the most casual student of automotive history knows that aeroplanes and automobiles ‘grew up’ together, with much technology transfer between the two. Both designers and engineers, as well as various manufacturers, moved freely between the aeroplane and the automobile in the decades before the Second World War.

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    Frankfurt 2017: Honda Urban EV Concept

    2017-09-13T11:46:29Z

    Retro preview of a future EV turns on the 'kawaii' charm

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    Concept Car(s) of the Week: The early Ford Fiesta concepts

    2017-09-08T09:17:00Z

    This week (September 2017) is the 41st anniversary of the introduction of the Ford Fiesta. Now about to enter its seventh generation, Ford has sold over 16 million Fiestas worldwide since its introduction in 1976. Conceived as a competitor to the Fiat 127 and Renault 5, the Fiesta has managed to outlast all its competition for a generation now. But what is often overlooked is how robust a platform the Fiesta has been for interesting concept experiments.

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    Concept Car of the Week: The Dale (1974)

    2017-09-01T08:32:00Z

    Grifts, murder, a transgender con-artist and a micro car – the story of The Dale concept car proves life is stranger than fiction 

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    Concept Car of the Week: Pontiac Firebird Type K (1978)

    2017-08-25T07:05:00Z

    When Chevrolet introduced the Corvette Quartet in 1954, an unusual amount of interest was shown in the shooting brake/wagon variant, the Corvette Nomad. Chevrolet wanted to develop this car as a competitor to the Ford Country Squire, but elected to build the car on a Bel Air frame instead. The two-door Nomad wagon sold in modest numbers but became an instant classic, an iconic car of the 1950s. The Nomad name was transferred to a more conventional wagon later, but the idea of a two-door, sporty wagon stuck in the minds of GM design staff.

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    Concept Car of the Week: Vauxhall SRV (1970)

    2017-08-18T09:04:00Z

    When a young GM designer named Wayne Cherry was asked, in 1965, to travel to the UK for a temporary assignment at Vauxhall, he eagerly accepted the invitation. In addition to automotive design, Cherry was an avid racer, and longed to see some of the legendary European races in person. It seemed like the perfect opportunity.