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Weird Wheels: United Nude’s ‘Lo-Res Car’ Up for Auction

If anybody has a soft spot for wedge designs and the automotive future envisioned during the 1970s, it’s yours truly. While mainstream vehicles being manufactured during the Malaise Era often left a lot to be desired, the concepts were sublime and led to some of the most unique-looking production cars in automotive history. I’m talking about […] The post Weird Wheels: United Nude’s ‘Lo-Res Car’ Up for Auction appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Auctions, Autos, Concept Cars, Lo Res, Petersen Automotive Museum, Art Cars, Wedge, News Blog, Automotive Design, Styling, Concept Vehicles, Golf Carts, Lo-Res Car, United Nude, Weird Wheels


Why Mercedes-Benz Partnered with Avatar to Create a Concept Car

The VISION AVTR is a glimpse at auto design some 20 years into the future Mercedes-Benz CEO Ola Källenius announced a longterm partnership with Lightstorm Entertainment, creators of the mega-hit Avatar and its four future sequels, and presented the first manifestation of their collaboration—the VISION AVTR concept car—during a keynote at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The presentation offered a window 20 …
Tags: Auto, Design, Interviews, Films, Ces, Avatar, Cinema, Las Vegas, Concept Cars, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes, Ola Kallenius, Lightstorm Entertainment, CES 2020, Vision AVTR, Mercedes Benz Partnered


LA Auto Show: How Mercedes-Benz’s Current Design Philosophy References the Retro

The carmaker looks back in order to look to the future The Vision Mercedes Simplex concept will never be made into a production car. One can tell simply by looking at it: it’s a replication of a car that the world first saw in 1902. If Mercedes-Benz has no interest in traveling back in time, then why bother making a concept like this? Stefan Lamm, …
Tags: Design, Interviews, France, Cars, Auto Shows, Electric Vehicles, Innovation, La Auto Show, Retro, Concept Cars, Mercedes Benz, SUVs, Car Shows, Antique Cars, Vision Mercedes Simplex


BMW Recreates 1970 Concept Car: the Garmisch

All eyes on this gorgeous vehicle at Concorso d’Eleganza at Villa d’Este, 49 years after its debut and mysterious disappearance It should come as no surprise that BMW would present something special at this weekend’s Concorso d’Eleganza at Villa d’Este, as this year marks the 20th anniversary of their involvement with the event. And yet, when their latest concept car rolled onto the stage at …
Tags: Auto, Design, Cars, Automotive, Limited Edition, Bmw, Concept Cars, Villa, Geneva Motor Show, Bertone, Garmisch, Villa D'Este, Italian Design, Concorso d Eleganza, Concorso dEleganza


Shanghai Auto Show 2019: Translating Infiniti’s Japanese DNA into Electric Vehicles

We speak with their design team about the new sports sedan concept, the Qs Inspiration At the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show dozens of Chinese car brands, many of which aren’t well known outside the country, are showcased alongside better known global brands. Scattered between are reticent models, cleaners armed with synthetic dusters, visitors with selfie sticks and cameras on cranes—all in boiling temperatures underneath thousands of daylight-level …
Tags: Auto, Japan, Design, Interviews, China, Cars, Auto Shows, Electric Vehicles, Shanghai, Infiniti, Concept Cars, Electric Cars, Japanese Design, Shanghai Auto Show, Car Shows


Our Exclusive Interview With the Design Team Behind the Fiat Centoventi All-Electric Concept

From a bumper that displays messages to interchangeable seats, the concept has something for everyone Celebrating the brand’s 120th anniversary and its first concept car in 16 years, Fiat unveiled the electric Concept Centoventi (Concept 120) at the Geneva International Motor Show this week. The vehicle, the next-generation Panda, could arrive as early as 2021. Klaus Busse, the head of design for Europe brands at FCA, says, “It …
Tags: Europe, Design, Cars, Electric Vehicles, Fca, Fiat, Mobility, Concept Cars, Geneva Motor Show, Geneva International Motor Show, Fiat Panda, Klaus Busse, Concept Centoventi, Customizability


Hyundai’s Walking Concept Car, Elevate

Designed as a first responder for natural disasters, automaker Hyundai’s Elevate concept car sets wheels on robotic legs that can stretch to walk or climb across challenging terrain. Unveiled at CES (as a small toy-like model), the vehicle’s “active suspension” employs an electric actuator technology, allowing the leg architecture freedom of movement in six directions. Further, the modular passenger unit opens in all four directions. Read …
Tags: Design, Cars, Tech, Ces, Concept Cars, Hyundai, Natural Disasters, Linkaboutit, Ces2019


Infiniti Teases Electric SUV Destined for Detroit Debut

Infiniti will unveil a new concept previewing its first electric car at the North American International Auto Show next month. On Friday, Nissan’s luxury division released a digitally shrouded image of the model to help build anticipation. While Infiniti spent much of the past year showcasing interesting concept vehicles, precious few have a snowball’s chance in […] The post Infiniti Teases Electric SUV Destined for Detroit Debut appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Teasers, Design, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Infiniti, Concept Cars, Nissan, EVs, North American International Auto Show, Naias, News Blog, Product Planning, NAIAS 2019, Detroit Debut


Electrifying Design from Audi’s e-Tron GT Concept Car

First impressions of the battery-powered vehicle from the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show Audi design boss Marc Lichte prefers to clear his head on the deck of a boat in the Baltic Sea, but when he’s in the studio, he must imagine himself behind the wheel of an electric car. Unveiled at the LA Auto Show last week, one such car is the German luxury brand’s …
Tags: Auto, Design, Interviews, Cars, Driving, La Auto Show, Concept Cars, Audi, Baltic Sea, Concept, Car Design, Marc Lichte, Los Angeles Auto Show Audi, Audi E-tron Gt


Smart’s Forease Concept Car

Design Director Kai Sieber shares the emotion in smart's new design language Smart, the brand known primarily for its functionality and rationality, is embracing its personality through design. The Forease concept car—just-announced at the Paris Motor Show—is decreasing the distance between the vehicle and the world around it. For starters, the Forease operates on an entirely electric powertrain. Its abbreviated windshield and roofless cabin invite the …
Tags: Auto, Design, Cars, Smart, Paris, Concept Cars, Mercedes-benz, Paris Motor Show, Mondial de l'Auto, Kai Sieber


Test Drive: Two New Volkswagen Concepts

Behind the wheel of the Atlas Cross Sport and Atlas Tanoak in Monterey, California The winding curves of 17-Mile Drive along the Pacific Ocean in Monterey, California make up a good chunk of what is surely one of the most scenic stretches of road in the US. Between the mix of futurist homes and immaculate fairways on one side of the road and waves crashing …
Tags: Auto, Design, Cars, US, SUV, Volkswagen, Concept Cars, Trucks, Pacific Ocean, New Volkswagen, Monterey California, Test Drives, Monterey Car Week, Atlas Cross Sport, Atlas Tanoak, 17 Mile Drive


Monterey Car Week 2018: Concept and Production Cars

Outlandish or sensible, futuristic or utilitarian, some of the most impressive new vehicles on show Follow the money. It’s an apt phrase these days, but here we mean something different. Carmakers long ago learned that one of the most highly regarded car shows in the world isn’t in some stale-aired convention center, but in the sun and fog of Monterey, California. From Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance …
Tags: Auto, Design, Cars, Porsche, Bmw, Infiniti, Concept Cars, Audi, Nissan, Mercedes-benz, Aston Martin, Pebble Beach, Bugatti, Car Shows, Monterey Car Week, The Quail


Infiniti Unveils New ‘Prototype’ Concept at Pebble Beach

Last summer, Infiniti revealed an open-wheeled racer that merged the sex appeal of yesteryear with the electric powertrain of tomorrow. It was called the the Prototype 9 and it was stunningly beautiful. This summer, the brand attempted to repeat that success with the Prototype 10. While the vintage maxim of “lightning never strikes the same […] The post Infiniti Unveils New ‘Prototype’ Concept at Pebble Beach appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Infiniti, Concept Cars, Pebble Beach, News Blog, Automotive Design, Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Infiniti Prototype 10


Join the Club: Infiniti Becomes the Latest Automaker to Go ‘Electric’

There’s that misleading word again. At this week’s North American International Auto Show, Infiniti promised it would only field new products featuring some sort of electrified propulsion starting in 2021, thus joining half the automotive universe in promising an “electric” future. In reality, this means each new model appearing after the target date will launch […] The post Join the Club: Infiniti Becomes the Latest Automaker to Go ‘Electric’ appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Green, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Infiniti, Concept Cars, EVs, Hybrids, Platforms, North American International Auto Show, Naias, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, E-Power, Infiniti Q Inspiration


Roominess at the Top: BMW 8 Series Debuts in Concept Form

  If your 7 Series has friends and club patrons pretending not to know you, BMW has the answer: its upcoming, resurrected 8 Series. Once again, BMW has decided to carve out some space at the top of its model range, this time to rebuff efforts by Mercedes-Benz to lure buyers in the six-figure luxury […] The post Roominess at the Top: BMW 8 Series Debuts in Concept Form appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Luxury, Autos, Bmw, Concept Cars, Mercedes Benz, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, BMW 8 Series, Future Models


Lynk & Co Super Sedan is Part Dodge, Part Lamborghini, Probably Mostly Vaporware

Lynk & Co, if you hadn’t already guessed by the name, isn’t a normal car company. The upstart brand that sounds more like a hipster clothing depot than an automaker was revealed late last year following a promotional video that failed to show any products consumers could actually buy. Now, months after the reveal of […] The post Lynk & Co Super Sedan is Part Dodge, Part Lamborghini, Probably Mostly Vaporware appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, China, Industry, Autos, Concept Cars, Overseas, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Lynk, Lynk Co


Geneva 2017: Mercedes-AMG GT Concept – Another ‘Four-door Coupe’

Mercedes-AMG is, of course, calling its new GT Concept a “four-door coupe.” As perpetually annoying as that marketing trend has become, it’s refreshing to see a concept car that is somewhat representative of the future production model. However, GT Concept not just a glimpse into AMG’s future but also a celebration of 50 years worth […] The post Geneva 2017: Mercedes-AMG GT Concept – Another ‘Four-door Coupe’ appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Autos, Geneva, Concept Cars, Mercedes-benz, New Cars, Amg, Mercedes-AMG, Geneva Auto Show, Future Vehicles, Sport Sedan, AMG GT Concept, Four-door Coupes


Autonomous concept car features an urban garden on wheels

From a Swiss think tank widely known for its outrageous car concepts comes the automotive dream to end all others: an autonomous vehicle featuring a mobile office and a living garden. The Rinspeed Oasis is set to be unveiled at the upcoming CES event held in Las Vegas in early January 2017. The fully autonomous concept vehicle takes a wildly different approach to commuting, with a built-in personal assistant, a lock-box for packages, and a host of other smart features that change the way we thi...
Tags: Design, Ces, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Gallery, Las Vegas, Autonomous Cars, Concept Cars, Navigation, Oasis, Self-driving Car, Carousel Showcase, Green Transportation, Green Car, Gardening And Plants, Rinspeed


35 Unofficial Concept Car Designs You Will Wish Were Real

As a bit of a car nut, I love browsing the work of automotive designers who have the skills to visualise their own custom car ideas in the form of digital paintings and 3D renders. In today’s inspiration showcase I present 35 unofficial concept car designs that these artists have produced just for fun, however I’m sure all my fellow car enthusiasts will wish they were real! Some of them are stunning concepts that you could imagine as real production cars, whereas others are slightly more outland...
Tags: Design, Roundup, Photoshop, Inspiration, Cars, Articles, 3D, Concept Cars, Concept, Showcase, Khyzyl Saleem, Renders


Lexus UX Concept: Sign of a Crossover to Come?

Lexus has leaked a photograph of its UX Concept vehicle ahead of a planned September 29 unveiling at the Paris Motor Show. The concept displays a new design direction for the luxury automaker — and an edgy one at that — but is there a chance that the concept heralds a wholly new model? The automaker doesn’t […] The post Lexus UX Concept: Sign of a Crossover to Come? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Industry, Luxury, Paris, Lexus, Autos, Crossovers, Concept Cars, Paris Motor Show, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Subcompact Crossovers


Cadillac Escala: Another Gorgeous Concept Doomed to Never Reach Production?

For the third time in recent years, Cadillac has unveiled a stunning concept car to showcase the brand’s future design language, but forgive us for taking Cadillac’s hint at a production model with an Elmiraj-sized grain of salt. The Escala, revealed last night at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, is a pillarless liftback sedan with styling that previews the […] The post Cadillac Escala: Another Gorgeous Concept Doomed to Never Reach Production? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Luxury, Autos, Concept Cars, Cadillac, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance


Art and Science Dead? Cadillac Design Concept Will Debut Wearing Curves In Monterey

Cadillac will introduce a new design concept this coming Thursday during California’s Monterey Car Week. At 10:45 p.m. EST on Thursday, August 18, Cadillac will debut a car the company says, “will feature an array of curved OLED screens, co-developed with LG Electronics.” Cadillac has stayed relatively true to the edgy themes of 1999’s Evoq Concept for […] The post Art and Science Dead? Cadillac Design Concept Will Debut Wearing Curves In Monterey appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, California, Autos, Oled, Concept Cars, Monterey, New Cars, Cadillac, Oled Screens, News Blog, Monterey Car Week


Rolls-Royce’s Future: Star Wars Meets Superfly

The thing about really old car companies is that they seem to enjoy taking the gulf of time they’ve been in existence and projecting it into the future. Rolls-Royce, the 110-year-old purveyor of rolling boutique enclaves for the horses and mahogany set, just looked ahead and saw something…intergalactic? The Rolls-Royce VISION NEXT 100, unveiled today […] The post Rolls-Royce’s Future: Star Wars Meets Superfly appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Technology, Autos, Rolls-royce, Concept Cars, Connected Vehicles, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Gizmology


Riviera, Resurrected? GM Files Trademark Application for Famous Nameplate

The first name that comes to mind when anyone says “Buick two-door” could make a comeback. General Motors wants to use the storied Riviera nameplate on a future vehicle, and it now has the trademark application to prove it, GM Authority reports. The automaker filed the application on May 18, specifying that the name is […] The post Riviera, Resurrected? GM Files Trademark Application for Famous Nameplate appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Sales, General Motors, History, Industry, Heritage, Luxury, Gm, Autos, Concept Cars, Riviera, Buick, Buick Riviera, Enthusiasm, News Blog, Future Vehicles


Mini Boss Doesn’t Want to Sully the Brand With an Icky Sedan

Mini needs a fifth core model that stays true to the brand’s heritage while drawing in more customers, but the man in charge of the brand doesn’t like sedans. Unless a previously unknown model crawls out of Mini’s history, one side of the dilemma will have to give up ground. Ralph Mahler, Mini’s vice-president of […] The post Mini Boss Doesn’t Want to Sully the Brand With an Icky Sedan appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Sales, Markets, Production, Industry, Autos, Concept Cars, Mini, Platforms, Mini Cooper, Enthusiasm, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Clubman, Countryman


The Shape of Things to Come? Generation Z Wants This, Right Now

It’s a bit like Scooby-Doo meets A Clockwork Orange. Graduate students at Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) spent two years working with Toyota to create the ideal vehicle for the next age demographic to leap into the car-buying fray: Generation Z. No, we’re not talking about some stodgy Millennial born in 1985, with […] The post The Shape of Things to Come? Generation Z Wants This, Right Now appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Technology, Marketing, Industry, Emerging Markets, Toyota, Concept Cars, Connected Vehicles, Product Development, Scooby Doo, Enthusiasm, Alliances, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, uBox


Ed Welburn To Retire as GM Design Head, Michael Simcoe Tapped to Replace Him

After realizing the American Dream as head of General Motors’ design division, Ed Welburn announced today that he’ll retire on July 1 after being with the automaker for 44 years. Welburn, 65, headed GM Design since 2003 and Global Design since 2004, leading the teams who crafted the models that led the automaker out of […] The post Ed Welburn To Retire as GM Design Head, Michael Simcoe Tapped to Replace Him appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, General Motors, People, Gm, Concept Cars, Buick, Welburn, Ed Welburn, Enthusiasm, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Michael Simcoe


Honda Civic Hatchback Looks Mean in Leaked Photos

The Honda Civic hatchback concept that will debut at this week’s 2016 Geneva Motor Show will wear an aggressive-looking body, according to images leaked by Carscoops. The five-door bodystyle hasn’t turned the acclaimed 10th-generation Civic into an ugly duckling. The sloping roofline transitions smoothly into the rear liftgate, which incorporates taillights identical to those of the Civic sedan. The aggression […] The post Honda Civic Hatchback Looks Mean in Leaked Photos appeared first on The T...
Tags: Design, Honda, Concept Cars, New Cars, Geneva Motor Show, Platforms, Geneva Auto Show, Honda Civic, Paris Auto Show, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Wild Ass Rumor of the Day, 2017 Civic, 2017 Honda Civic, Civic hatchback



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