Concept Car of the Week

Concept Car of the Week: BMW Spicup (1969)

Concept Car of the Week: BMW Spicup (1969)

The oddly named Spicup, standing for Spider and Coupé, was first presented at the 1969 Geneva Motor Show. Carozzeria Bertone had previous collaborations...

19 April 2013
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Concept Car of the Week: Matra Laser (1971)

Concept Car of the Week: Matra Laser (1971)

Founded in 1937, French company Matra began its activities by manufacturing military equipment such as aeronautics and weaponry. In the mid ‘60s, under ...

12 April 2013
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Concept Car of the Week: Renault Vel Satis (1998)

Concept Car of the Week: Renault Vel Satis (1998)

The approach to the design of top end models varies greatly depending on the manufacturer's heritage and the cultural differences of each country. It mi...

04 April 2013
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Concept Car of the Week: Chevrolet Astro (1967)

Concept Car of the Week: Chevrolet Astro (1967)

It gave its name to a boxy van in the 80s, but the Chevrolet Astro I was one of the most exciting dream cars developed within the GM styling studio. Pre...

29 March 2013
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Concept Car of the Week: Audi Rosemeyer (2000)

Concept Car of the Week: Audi Rosemeyer (2000)

When the Volkswagen group opened Autostadt in June 2000, rumors of a mysterious prototype drew the crowds in the Audi Pavilion. The German brand unveile...

22 March 2013
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Concept Car of the Week: Opel Junior (1983)

Concept Car of the Week: Opel Junior (1983)

30 years ago, Opel was already thinking about a very compact vehicle that would fit in its range below the Corsa. The Junior Concept was a realistic stu...

15 March 2013
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Concept Car of the Week: Nissan Nails (2001)

Concept Car of the Week: Nissan Nails (2001)

Japan's unique culture and lifestyle provides a fertile environment for some of the strangest ideas to blossom. The oddly named Nissan Nails is one of t...

08 March 2013
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Concept Car of the Week: Honda HP-X (1984)

Concept Car of the Week: Honda HP-X (1984)

20 years after producing its first production car, Honda grew enough confidence to challenge European sports cars on their own turf. Going straight for ...

01 March 2013
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Concept Car of the Week: Plymouth XNR (1960)

Concept Car of the Week: Plymouth XNR (1960)

In the early ‘50s, both GM and Ford offered attractive and exciting sports cars, symbols of a proud post-war America. Ford had the Thunderbird and GM th...

22 February 2013
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Concept Car of the Week: Citroën Zabrus (1986)

Concept Car of the Week: Citroën Zabrus (1986)

Designed by Marcello Gandini for Bertone, the quirky BX proved to be a big success for Citroën. Eager to improve its brand image and to boost its alread...

15 February 2013
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Concept Car of the Week: Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 Sport (1965)

Concept Car of the Week: Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 Sport (1965)

Autodelta produced 112 Alfa Romeo TZs between 1963 and 1965. The TZ abbreviation - for Tubulare Zagato - refers to the innovative lightweight spaceframe...

08 February 2013
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Concept Car of the Week: Cadillac Sixteen (2003)

Concept Car of the Week: Cadillac Sixteen (2003)

Many premium brands struggle to keep their heritage of crafts and aesthetics up to date without often falling into obvious retro references. With a rich...

01 February 2013
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