Concept Car of the Week

Concept Car of the Week: Mercedes F200 Imagination (1996)

Concept Car of the Week: Mercedes F200 Imagination (1996)

The F200 Imagination was designed at Mercedes' Advanced Design studio in Tokyo, in response to the question 'does the car of the future still have a ste...

08 August 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Nissan NX-21 (1983)

Concept Car of the Week: Nissan NX-21 (1983)

In the early 1980s, with the new millennium still seemingly an age away, Nissan Design America was tasked with imagining the family car of the future, w...

01 August 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Alfa Romeo Navajo (1976)

Concept Car of the Week: Alfa Romeo Navajo (1976)

In 1976, the space shuttle Enterprise was unveiled, Concorde made its first commercial flight and the Cray supercomputer went into service. These events...

25 July 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Renault Altica (2006)

Concept Car of the Week: Renault Altica (2006)

Back in 2006 Renault was still well into its design-leadership stride, if perhaps not for much longer. The Altica concept, shown at that year's Geneva m...

18 July 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Cadillac Voyage (1988)

Concept Car of the Week: Cadillac Voyage (1988)

Once a symbol of America's most luxurious automobiles, Cadillac's image had begun to wane by the mid-1980s, and not even the Pininfarina-designed and bu...

11 July 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Alfa Romeo Nuvola (1996)

Concept Car of the Week: Alfa Romeo Nuvola (1996)

Before heading Volkswagen Group Design, Walter de Silva spent thirteen years at the reins of Alfa Romeo Centro Stile in Arese. During this time he led a...

04 July 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Bertone Lamborghini Genesis (1988)

Concept Car of the Week: Bertone Lamborghini Genesis (1988)

After its beginnings as a tractor manufacturer, Lamborghini quickly became synonymous with exciting supercars and luxurious gran turismos and it's remai...

27 June 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Pininfarina Peugette (1976)

Concept Car of the Week: Pininfarina Peugette (1976)

Unveiled in 1972, the Peugeot 104 was a compact car with a simple and honest design by Paolo Martin. The most powerful ZS model was more of a warm hatch...

20 June 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Pininfarina Ferrari 512S Berlinetta Speciale (1969)

Concept Car of the Week: Pininfarina Ferrari 512S Berlinetta Speciale (1969)

Back in 2001, Filippo Sapino retired from his position of managing director of Ghia S.p.A after over 30 years with the company. During this time he over...

13 June 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Pontiac Pursuit (1987)

Concept Car of the Week: Pontiac Pursuit (1987)

Wheels are an essential element of car design. They contribute graphically by adding a level a rhythm and details. They can also dramatically affect the...

06 June 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Ford Ghia Focus (1992)

Concept Car of the Week: Ford Ghia Focus (1992)

As far back as the 1960s, Luigi Colani was preaching about organic design, and the 'biodynamic' forms that eventually became his signature. However, org...

30 May 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Bertone BMW Pickster (1998)

Concept Car of the Week: Bertone BMW Pickster (1998)

The creation of new niche products is an ongoing process for car manufacturers and sometimes combining different segments into one can provide a popular...

23 May 2014
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