Concept Car of the Week

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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Concept Car of the Week: Chrysler Atlantic (1995)

Concept Car of the Week: Chrysler Atlantic (1995)

The Atlantic concept was arguably one of the first retro-remakes, starting a trend soon followed by cars like the Alfa Romeo Nuvola and the Renault Fiftie.

16 May 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Toyota EX-III (1969)

Concept Car of the Week: Toyota EX-III (1969)

The Toyota EX-III was presented at the 1969 Tokyo motor show, alongside the EX-I and EX-II concepts. It was by far the most advanced and portrayed a Jap...

09 May 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Dodge Deora (1967)

Concept Car of the Week: Dodge Deora (1967)

Half concept car, half custom but all awesome, the Dodge Deora was designed by former GM designer Harry Bentley Bradley for the famous car customizers t...

02 May 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Peugeot Proxima (1986)

Concept Car of the Week: Peugeot Proxima (1986)

Presented at the 1986 Paris Motor Show, the Proxima concept was the ultimate vision of '80s futurism, both in terms of its design and engineering. To as...

25 April 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Keio Advanced Zero (2001)

Concept Car of the Week: Keio Advanced Zero (2001)

‘Eight-wheeler electric limo-MPVs are the future!' said nobody. Ever. But professor Hiroshi Shimizu from Keio University in Japan believed such a machin...

18 April 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Honda Kiwami (2003)

Concept Car of the Week: Honda Kiwami (2003)

As part of Honda's exploration into new, clean-performing technologies, the Kiwami concept was created to test public acceptance of the idea of a large,...

11 April 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Oldsmobile Golden Rocket (1956)

Concept Car of the Week: Oldsmobile Golden Rocket (1956)

From 1949 to 1961, General Motors ran its own motor show. Called Motorama, the annual event was a showcase for concept cars which revealed prospective d...

04 April 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Citroën Camargue (Bertone) 1972

Concept Car of the Week: Citroën Camargue (Bertone) 1972

Coachbuilder Bertone presented the Camargue at the 1972 Geneva Motor Show as a 2+2 coupe alternative to the quirky Citroën GS hatchback. Named after the...

28 March 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Oldsmobile Aerotech (1987)

Concept Car of the Week: Oldsmobile Aerotech (1987)

In late 1984, Oldsmobile management had so much confidence in the potential of its new inline four-cylinder engine Quad 4, that a small team was assigne...

21 March 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Ghia Streamline X 'Gilda' (1955)

Concept Car of the Week: Ghia Streamline X 'Gilda' (1955)

In 1954 Virgil Exner, director of styling at Chrysler, created a scale clay-model to communicate to his team his vision of futuristic and aerodynamic sh...

14 March 2014
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