Concept Car of the Week

Concept Car of the Week: Italdesign Columbus (1992)

Concept Car of the Week: Italdesign Columbus (1992)

Following the success of large MPVs such as the Renault Espace and Chrysler Voyager, the idea of adding luxury to the already spacious interior seemed l...

21 December 2012
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Concept Car of the Week: Lamborghini Marzal (1967)

Concept Car of the Week: Lamborghini Marzal (1967)

In 1967, Lamborghini's lineup consisted of just two cars - the Miura and the 400 GT 2+2 - but this wasn't enough for Ferrucio Lamborghini, who fancied a...

14 December 2012
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Concept Car of the Week: Toyota EX-7 (1970)

Concept Car of the Week: Toyota EX-7 (1970)

Imagine the roads of today filled with colorful mid-engined two-seaters. That would make your daily commute a lot more exciting, wouldn't it?

07 December 2012
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Concept Car of the Week: BMW Z13 (1993)

Concept Car of the Week: BMW Z13 (1993)

Rear-mounted engine, three seats, central driving position, 830 kg. What might sound like the ingredients for a fantastic little sports car apply in fac...

30 November 2012
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Concept Car of the Week: Audi Quattro Spyder

Concept Car of the Week: Audi Quattro Spyder

The Audi Quattro Spyder. It might not be as avantgarde as some concepts we've explored so far in this weekly series becasue this was a sports car design...

23 November 2012
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Concept Car of the Week: Vauxhall VX Lightning

Concept Car of the Week: Vauxhall VX Lightning

Both Ford and Vauxhall celebrated their 100-year anniversaries in 2003, but despite much of the attention being focused on the American giant, GM's UK s...

16 November 2012
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Concept Car of the Week: Renault Argos (1994)

Concept Car of the Week: Renault Argos (1994)

The 1994 Renault Argos concept is the little sports car based on the humble Twingo that continues to resonate in design terms.

09 November 2012
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Concept Car of the Week: Isuzu Zen

Concept Car of the Week: Isuzu Zen

Space. Freedom. Feng shui. Inner peace. These terms relate to Japanese carmaker Isuzu's aims for its 2001 Zen Concept. 

02 November 2012
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Concept Car of the Week: Citroën C-Airdream

Concept Car of the Week: Citroën C-Airdream

In the 1990s and early 2000s one of the most charismatic, brave and forward-thinking car makers, Citroën, had been reduced to the maker of budget, mains...

26 October 2012
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Concept Car of the Week: Saab Aero X

Concept Car of the Week: Saab Aero X

In January 2005 Bryan Nesbitt, then-executive director of GM Europe Design, charged the 15-strong Saab Advanced design team in Gothenburg, Sweden, to cr...

19 October 2012
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Concept Car of the Week: Pininfarina CNR-PF (1978)

Concept Car of the Week: Pininfarina CNR-PF (1978)

In the 1970s alarm bells were ringing in the energy sector as a series of energy crises and rising fuel prices spiralled. The car industry was forced to...

12 October 2012
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Concept Car of the Week: Nissan ARC-X (1987)

Concept Car of the Week: Nissan ARC-X (1987)

In the mid to late 1980s Japan's car industry was booming and with it its confidence. No longer satisfied with producing brilliantly engineered but wort...

05 October 2012
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