Archive for the ‘concept cars’ Category

PostHeaderIcon This RX Vision – 918 Mashup Is Proof Mazda and Porsche Should Build a Hypercar Together

It’s easy to get yourself lost in the sea of digital renders popping up these days on the interwebs. With artists becoming more and more visible, we’re constantly bombarded with wannabe futuristic vehicles, modern twists brought to classic cars, or simply all-new concoctions that are never going to see daylight in real life.

Now try to guess where this Mazda RX Vision GT3 – Porsche 918 Spyderhodgepodge fits in.

PostHeaderIcon Big-Wing Porsche 935 Looks Ready to Storm Pikes Peak

With a little help from the creative genius of Jon Sibal, Porsche’s modern interpretation of the 935 ‘Moby Dick’ turns into a Pikes Peak monster ready to take the 156-turn course by storm.

PostHeaderIcon This Three-Axle Toyota Tacoma TRD Is Too Crazy To Describe

If you happen to follow the car world’s digital illustrators, you know it’s a wild, wild world out there on our screens. Guys like Khyzyl Saleem and Ash Thorp can turn any jalopy into a hot-as-chilli restomod, and the same can be said about Jon Sibal.

Specifically, Jon came up with a re-tweak of one of his original works – a widebody Toyota Tacoma design – where he basically added a third axle to the whole thing, which now sits on not four, but six ‘meaty wheels’ as the artist calls them.

PostHeaderIcon The Most Aerodynamic Cars Ever Made (Including Concepts)

Alright, we get it, the great Enzo Ferrari believed aerodynamics are for people who can’t build engines but when you’re trying to move an object with as little energy as possible, a streamlined body is crucial to the task. So whether they’ve been built to compete in green races or with the intent to serve the masses or break speed records, these care are the ultimate masters of aerodynamics.

PostHeaderIcon This Dacia Sentry Rendering Envisions An Unlikely Porsche Taycan Fighter

While Dacia is indeed planning to go electric, it will do so with a crossover-y model heavily inspired by the Spring concept car. So it goes without saying that a fully-blown, out-and-out performance EV wearing the Dacia badge is out of the question. But one can dream, right?

PostHeaderIcon We Demand That This Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept Comes To Life

Although Mazda and motorsports is an affair that burned the brightest in the early ’90s (1991, to be more precise), the digital world of gaming tends to disapprove. In case you need some further convincing, check out the RX-Vision GT3 ready to scorch the tracks in PS4’s Gran Turismo Sport.

PostHeaderIcon If This Porsche Cyber 677 Concept Is the Future Porsche 911, We Need a Time Machine

Porsche 911 fans are always given a hard time. Be it because they love a “glorified Beetle” or because “that thing’s been looking the same since the days my grandma was in kindergarten”, 911 fans rarely catch a break and it’s all simply because they love a car as anachronic as Stuttgart’s most famous automotive export (sorry Mercedes). But Paul Breshke took it upon himself to change all that and, in doing so, he made the 911 feel novel again. Behold the Porsche Cyber 677 Concept.

PostHeaderIcon This Chevy C8 Corvette Roadster Is The Limited Edition Vette the World Needs

We don’t know about you, but for us, when the words Chevrolet and roadster are joined together, a mental picture of the Chevy SSR lights up our brains. As wild and daring as the SSR was, that contraption –
a retractable hard-top convertible pickup truck – has nothing to do with the C8 Corvette roadster renders you’re about to see.

PostHeaderIcon This Modern Interpretation of the Dodge Deora Concept Just Made the Future Chevy El Camino Weap in Fear

Unveiled in 1967, the Dodge Deora is one of the craziest concept cars of the 1960s. Based on the Dodge A100 pickup, the Deora was built by brothers Mike and Larry Alexander and showcased at the 1967 Detroit Autorama, where it won no fewer than nine awards. Chrysler liked the design so much that it leased the truck for two years to display alongside its factory concept cars. The Deora inspired a Hot Wheels model car and resurfaced in the early 2000s when it was restored. The Deora was auctioned off for $324,500 in 2009. More than ten years later, the Deora was reimagined as a modern concept car.

PostHeaderIcon What Is MG Hinting At With This Cyberster Concept Rendering?

2019 saw MG launch a facelifted version of the ZS crossover, as well as an all-electric variant of the small SUV. Since then, the Chinese-owned British marque has been rather quiet. But come May and SAIC Design Advanced London, the first in charge of MG’s auto designs, revealed renderings of a very intriguing concept car. It’s called the Cyberster and unlike recent MG vehicles, it’s not an affordable hatchback or a crossover. A sleek and somewhat futuristic roadster, the Cyberster previews an electric sports car with infinite headroom.

PostHeaderIcon The Tesla Cybertruck Would Make a Pretty Awesome Armored Truck

The Tesla Cybertruck is a one-of-a-kind truck that features numerous unique selling points. Right from its shape to its exoskeleton, everything is unconventional. Tesla has also made use of cold-rolled steel for the body, which is the same material used by SpaceX.

Although these ‘strong features’ might seem a little too much for a standard civilian truck, there’s no denying that it has the potential to be used as an armored truck for different forces. Peisert Design has envisioned the truck as a civil armored truck, transport truck, combat truck, and reconnaissance truck.

PostHeaderIcon The Tesla Cybertruck Would Make a Pretty Awesome Armored Truck

The Tesla Cybertruck is a one-of-a-kind truck that features numerous unique selling points. Right from its shape to its exoskeleton, everything is unconventional. Tesla has also made use of cold-rolled steel for the body, which is the same material used by SpaceX.

Although these ‘strong features’ might seem a little too much for a standard civilian truck, there’s no denying that it has the potential to be used as an armored truck for different forces. Peisert Design has envisioned the truck as a civil armored truck, transport truck, combat truck, and reconnaissance truck.

PostHeaderIcon Digitally Tuned Ford Mach-E Is Closer To the Notion of a Mustang

There’ve been a lot of voices speaking against Ford’s decision to use the Mustang moniker on a crossover, be it a fully-electric one, in tandem with a second name, derived from the iconic Mach 1 nameplate. Some say Ford’s naming gamble might cost the company in the long term, but we’re not here to discuss that.

Today, we stumbled upon a digitally rendered Mach-E that in our view, is closer to what the Mustang name entails. Albeit still a crossover, you’ll see that the vehicle tweaked tastefully by Abimelec Design oozes a lot more sportiness than the real Mach-E EV.

PostHeaderIcon Does This Modern Ferrari F40 Deserve to Come to Life?

The Ferrari F40 was 30 years old in 2017. In 2027, it will celebrate its 40th birthday. So what better occasion for Ferrari to bring back the legendary nameplate with a limited-run supercar that hosts the F40’s old ethos inside modern clothing?

We’re dreaming, of course, but so was Naoto Kobayashi when he concocted a sleek-looking, low-slung Ferrari F40 concept that would abide by today’s design trends. Sure, these are just sketches at this point, but imagine what sort of Prancing Horse goodness they could spawn.

PostHeaderIcon You Have to Check Out This Mazda RX-10 Vision Longtail Supercar for Le Mans

Mazda is no stranger to Le Mans. In fact, the Japanese outlet tasted success at Le Mans on June 23, 1991, finished first in front of the likes of Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar, becoming the first Asian carmaker to win the famed 24-hour race.

Helping Mazda on its way to victory was the 787B rotary-powered race car drove by Johnny Herbert at an average speed of 127.62 mph. So there’s no wonder why so many car aficionados and Mazda fans have been wondering when and if will the carmaker make a comeback at Le Mans. While there’s no info on such plans, we wish Mazda would decide to return to France with a prototype that looks like this one.

PostHeaderIcon Ford Needs Your Help to Identify This Mid-Engined Mustang

A front-engined pony car since its inception in 1964, the Ford Mustang has occasionally been imagined as a mid-engined sports car. In fact, Ford used the Mustang name on a mid-engined concept car it built in 1962. It’s called the Mustang I and it sparked rumors that Ford might build a competitor for the Corvette.

The idea was revisited in 1967 with the Mach 2 concept, but the production Mustang remained a front-engined vehicle to this day. But it seems that Ford built another mid-engined Mustang in 1966 and forgot about it. Photos of the vehicle were found recently in Ford’s archives and the automaker wants your help to identify it.

PostHeaderIcon AIWAYS U6ion

The 2020 Aiways U6ion is an electric crossover concept that the Chinese brand unveiled online during the virtual 2020 Geneva Motor Show. The 2020 U6ion broke cover alongside the 2021 U5, which will be the company’s first vehicle to hit the European market.

The 2020 U6ion previews a coupe-style SUV that will likely share underpinnings with the 2021 U5. Much like its sibling, the 2020 U6ion boasts a bold exterior design and a premium interior. It also looks ready to go into production as none of its design cues and technologies seem far-fetched.

PostHeaderIcon GFG Style Vision 2030 Desert Raid

GFG Style’s Vision 2030 Desert Raid was supposed to take the stage in Geneva, but a debut deep in the dunes of the Sahara desert would have been a more appropriate way to introduce this begging-to-be-hooned off-road hypercar.

Sure, it looks like the sort of car the likes of Dan Bilzerian would drive on Mars, but come to think of it, why not? We wouldn’t miss a chance to shoot up some sand in this bad boy, and we’re guessing most rich people out there think the same.

PostHeaderIcon GFG Style Vision 2030

The 2020 GFG Style Vision 2030 is one of three concept cars that the company owned by Fabrizio and Giorgetto Giugiaro unveiled during the live streaming press conference that should have been a real thing at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show.

The 2020 Vision 2030 isn’t exactly new, as the design company unveiled it for the first time in November 2019 in Saudi Arabia. The reason for that, says GFG Style, is that the Vision 2030 was conceived for the Saudi Arabian roads. While it looks like a supercar, it rides higher than usual so it can cope with gravel and even sandy terrain. The big news is that it’s fully electric.

PostHeaderIcon GFG Style Bandini Dora

GFG Style, the weirdly named company run by Giorgetto and Fabrizio Giugiaro, launched three new concept cars at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show, including the Bandini Dora. A barchetta-style supercar that seems inspired by designs from the early 1990s, the Bandini Dora is a fully electric “hedonistic, open, two-seater car, designed for outdoor leisure.” It’s also supposed to be a nod back to the “quintessential of sports cars manufactured by Bandini in the 1950s,” even though it’s way too angular compared to vehicles from that era.

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