Concept cars

Bugatti La Voiture Noire at Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

Bugatti presented the La Voiture Noire unique model at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este and came away a winner. It’s a dream for all vintage car lovers to attend the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. The warmth of the sun on the sublime property of Villa d’Este on the shores of Lake Como in Italy and [...]

Mercedes-Benz EQ electric concept rebirth of a legend

Dietmar Exler, President, and CEO Of Mercedes-Benz USA told us the Inspiration behind the EQ Silver Arrow and introduced the talented Gorden Wagener, Chief Design Officer at Daimler AG. The World Record-Breaking Vehicle from 1937 The role model for the EQ Silver Arrow is the record-breaking car built by Mercedes-Benz W 125 twelve-cylinder [...]

Shell Oil and Airflow create Starship hyper-truck

A typical commercial truck gets about six miles per gallon. Technology and Innovation Manager, Shell Lubricants Bob Mainwairing is responsible for Starship, a concept truck that emulates the same concept used on the car that achieved 89 mpg by using lightweight materials, streamlining and lubrication that uses less energy. Almost everything you have in your [...]

By |2018-05-24T16:39:29-07:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Concept cars, Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Make the Future|Tags: |0 Comments

Gunther Werks 400R Concept and Apollo 13

Apollo 13 is my all-time favorite movie. I have watched that show over 100 times and have it on DVD, VHS, and on my desktop. My entire body is frozen in time while I wait for the guys to come through the black hole with no communication. That's four minutes standing by; Odyssey, this is [...]

By |2017-08-31T16:04:28-07:00August 26th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Concept cars|Tags: , |0 Comments

Jaguar I-Pace chief car designer Ian Callum

Jaguar I-PACE Los Angeles, 14 November 2016 - Ian Callum, Director of Design, said: “The I-PACE Concept represents the next generation of the electric vehicle design. It’s a dramatic, future-facing cab-forward design with a beautiful interior – the product of authentic Jaguar DNA, electric technology and contemporary craftsmanship. Better than any 3D I-MAX [...]

Hyundai shows five concepts at SEMA 2016

Hyundai Motor America showed five new concepts at the 2016 SEMA show, including a special skunkworks race concept. HYUNDAI JOINS FORCES WITH BISIMOTO TO DEVELOP “SANTA-FAST” 1,075 HORSEPOWER REAR-DRIVE SANTA FE SUV FOR 2016 SEMA SHOW Hyundai and Bisimoto have again partnered for the SEMA show, this time developing a 1,040 horsepower, rear-drive “Santa-Fast” SUV. [...]

By |2017-03-22T07:59:24-07:00November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Concept cars, Hyundai|Tags: , , |0 Comments

There’s a Clemson carbon tiger in your Toyota

There's a Tiger in your tank Just about the same time Toyota ditches Scion because the millennials aren't buying them, Toyota comes out with a concept code-named The Deep Orange 6. It's probably just a coincidence that the next-generation Toyota concept vehicle was developed and engineered by students from Clemson University, home of the Black [...]

By |2020-01-30T06:50:25-08:00April 12th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Concept cars, Technology, Toyota|Tags: , |0 Comments

2016 Concept cars and trucks

Each auto show is full of world unveils, product reveals and future cars and trucks known as concept cars. Some vehicles listed as concept cars are a way to get some feedback on certain design pattern. Concept cars are the future of the company, which is why we pay particular interest in certain aspects of [...]

Concept cars you won’t see on the road on Driving the Nation

Concept cars you won't see on the road There are different types of concept cars; cars that you will never see on the road and production concept cars, cars that are close to production. The cars below are this year's concept cars shown throughout the year at different auto shows. Audi Prologue Audi [...]

Shiro Nakamura on Nissan’s Sport Sedan Concept on Driving the Nation

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, talked to Shiro Nakamura, Senior Vice President of Nissan's creative design team at the 2014 North American International Auto show (NAIAS) What does Nakamura think about when he starts to design a car, what does he draw upon for each design? Nakamura is the chief designer for Infiniti [...]