Lists like this are not often posted here on Car Body Design, but this one can be a nice, casual summer read. The post includes a list of 9 concept cars – voted by the magazine’s readers – whose design was rather controversial… or completely weird and out of proportion. The Honda Fuya-Jo (1999) may be not the most elegant and streamlined modern city … [Read more...] about R&T on the ugliest concept cars ever made
The car industry has few secrets, at least when it comes to car designs. Any dramatic new vehicle you see debut was usually previewed by a concept car a few years before. So if we know a mid-engine Corvette is due, there’s gotta be some concept car from a couple years back that previews it. And this might be the one. There’s a lot that doesn’t match up with … [Read more...] about Does This 2011 Concept Car Preview the Mid-Engine Corvette?
Lynk & Co, the Geely venture involving Volvo-built cars that are always connected to the internet, you unlock with your phone, you can somehow share with strangers and a bunch of other buzzword-slathered and perhaps not completely thought out ideas, has a new concept car. It’s a sedan this time, and, keeping to their minimal naming convention, is called the 03. … [Read more...] about Lynk & Co’s New Concept Car Is This Strangely Thick-Looking Sedan
Do you live in Michigan? Well, you’re in luck—Hyundai’s Le Fil Rouge concept car makes its North American debut at the 40th Annual Concours d’Elegance of America in Plymouth, Michigan this weekend. The concept car presents Hyundai’s innovative ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ idea, which will make its way into the proportion, architecture, … [Read more...] about Hyundai Le Fil Rouge Concept Car Heads to Concours d’Elegance of America
Abstract/Summary The work that goes into building a physical model of a concept car is usually hidden behind closed doors, known only to engineers sworn to secrecy and similarly tight-lipped subcontractors. Ask anyone involved exactly which companies use 3-D printing technology to create concepts and the answer will invariably be, “many of them.” One company, … [Read more...] about The Secret World of Printing Concept Cars in 3-D