Concept Car of the Week

Concept Car of the Week: Pininfarina 2uettottanta (2010)

Concept Car of the Week: Pininfarina 2uettottanta (2010)

It's approaching five years since since the Pininfarina 2uettottanta was first shown at the Geneva Motor Show. The little red sports car from Turin was ...

30 January 2015
Concept Car of the Week: Fiat Downtown (1993)

Concept Car of the Week: Fiat Downtown (1993)

The McLaren F1 may be the most famous three-seater of the 1990s, but there was a rather more rational, if no less interesting, take on the 1+2 layout.

23 January 2015
Concept Car of the Week: Ferrari Modulo (1970)

Concept Car of the Week: Ferrari Modulo (1970)

Considering how radical and visionary the Ferrari Modulo still looks today, it is easy to understand the impact it had on car culture when it was unveil...

02 January 2015
Concept Car of the Week: Saab Project 92 ‘Ursaab’ (1949)

Concept Car of the Week: Saab Project 92 ‘Ursaab’ (1949)

As the Second World War came to an end, Swedish aircraft manufacturer Saab realized it needed to diversify to survive. From motorcycles to cars, commerc...

19 December 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Lincoln MK9 (2001)

Concept Car of the Week: Lincoln MK9 (2001)

In the '50s and '60s, Ford's luxury brand Lincoln stood for American elegance and luxury, using a singular timeless approach less baroque than that of C...

12 December 2014
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Concept Cars of the Week: Mercedes C111 III and IV (1978/9)

Concept Cars of the Week: Mercedes C111 III and IV (1978/9)

On June 12, 1976, at the Nardò test track in southern Italy, Mercedes-Benz set a new speed record with its C111-IID. However, the firm's engineers and d...

05 December 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Phantom Corsair (1938)

Concept Car of the Week: Phantom Corsair (1938)

Created by 24 year-old millionaire Rust Heinz, heir of the Heinz ketchup and canned food empire, the Phantom Corsair was more than just a rich kid's fan...

28 November 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Lancia Stratos Zero (1970)

Concept Car of the Week: Lancia Stratos Zero (1970)

In 1969, Nuccio Bertone wished to expand his portfolio by getting Lancia's attention, luring the company away from its long relationship with Pininfarin...

23 November 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Nissan GT-R (2001)

Concept Car of the Week: Nissan GT-R (2001)

Having first appeared in 1969, the Nissan Skyline GT-R found its iconic three-box silhouette due to the fact it was a high-performance version of a regu...

14 November 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Porsche Panamericana (1989)

Concept Car of the Week: Porsche Panamericana (1989)

While the Targa Florio and Mille Miglia attracted racing legends to Italy, the Carrera Panamericana had the same effect in Mexico. The notorious event b...

07 November 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Renault Laguna (1990)

Concept Car of the Week: Renault Laguna (1990)

Shortly after his appointment as the head of Renault design, Patrick Le Quément presented the first concept car under his leadership, the 1988 Megane. D...

31 October 2014
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Concept Car of the Week: Corvette Astro II XP-880 (1968)

Concept Car of the Week: Corvette Astro II XP-880 (1968)

From its early days, the Corvette's success in racing contributed to its fame and popularity. But a fierce competition grew during the sixties with cars...

24 October 2014
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