Concept Car of the Week

Concept Car of the Week: Italdesign Capsula (1982)

Concept Car of the Week: Italdesign Capsula (1982)

In the mid-1970s, Giugiaro experimented with vehicles that maximized space efficiency; prioritizing interior volume, while reducing the exterior footpri...

27 March 2015
Concept Car of the Week: Peugeot Quasar (1984)

Concept Car of the Week: Peugeot Quasar (1984)

Peugeot's fortunes began to improve in the early 1980s when the Peugeot 205 became a sales hit. That car's form was perhaps the most successful work of ...

20 March 2015
Concept Car of the Week: Nissan Urge (2006)

Concept Car of the Week: Nissan Urge (2006)

Nothing boils down a brand's design direction or piques the interest of a motor show audience more than a sports car. And so to celebrate its dramatic t...

13 March 2015
Concept Car of the Week: Pininfarina Sigma (1969)

Concept Car of the Week: Pininfarina Sigma (1969)

With its increasingly benign on-track spectacle and its intensely political off-track negotiations, it's easy to think that Formula 1 was better in the ...

20 February 2015
Concept Car of the Week: Audi Avantissimo (2001)

Concept Car of the Week: Audi Avantissimo (2001)

On the day Audi announces it will show a large, luxurious wagon concept at this year's Geneva motor show, we take a look back at a large, luxurious wago...

13 February 2015
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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