It has been exactly 50 years since the first MINI was introduced to the public on August 26, 1959. To celebrate MINI’s birthday, BMW has unveiled this sporty MINI Coupe Concept. Based on the iconic hatchback, the Mini Coupe Concept cuts a strikingly slick silhouette with room for two inside.
Croatian design student Elvis Tomljenovic has won a car design competition with MOY, a concept that allows users to download their own surface designs for their vehicles. The car features a polycarbonate shell embedded with LEDs and LCDs that produce static or animated patterns on the vehicleâ€™s surface. A range of ready made designs are … Continued
The Metromorph concept is designed to face the evergrowing issues of metropolitan cities. When the user is home the vehicle becomes a balcony thus addressing parking restraints and real estate value.
A South Korean car designer, Jinyoung Jo, has created a fashion concept car inspired by Chanel: Chanel Fiole concept. The car seats three, two abreast and one staggered in between, but it’s probably best considered a sleek two-seater for runway types.
The Honda Zeppelin Concept created by Myung Jin Jung was designed to be a luxury sedan. The mass impression of this car was achieved by combining soft volume elements of an airship and potent lines that are commonly found in luxurious automobiles.
The Insecta Concept – or Concept èœ¢ (pronounce: Meng, meaning grasshopper in Chinese) was created by Shao Yung Yeh, a taiwanese student. The goal of the project was to create a futuristic personal mobility vehicle, with a unique construction and design language. As Shao Yung Yeh explains, “Taking inspirations from nature, the exterior expresses the … Continued
Daimler today has unveiled the F-CELL Roadster, the latest in their line of “F-Series” concept vehicles, and it draws its inspiration from a diverse variety of automotive eras. Controlled with drive-by-wire technology and utilizing a joystick rather than a conventional steering wheel, this whip is powered by a 1.2kW emission-free fuel cell system located at … Continued
Iulian Bumbu, a Romanian car designer, created this study of a 2-seater mid-engined Lamborghini Insecta Concept. “The idea was to create an extreme race-oriented supercar with a style that introduces softer and more organic lines and integrate them into the geometrical style of Lamborghini” said Iulian Bumbu. Lamborghini Insecta Concept features the brandâ€™s styling cues … Continued
The Audi Shark is a futuristic flying concept vehicle designed by Kazim Doku. It placed first in the Desire Design Competition launched in 2008 by Italian Domus Academy.
Bmw’s new 5-Series Gran Turismo Progressive Activity Sedan (PAS) is expected to debut at the Geneva Auto Show as a concept
Infiniti, Nissan’s re-badged luxury brand, has announced its collaboration with Louis Vuitton for the creation of a bespoke set of luggage for a concept car to be revealed at the 2009 International Geneva Motor Show next month. The dramatic concept will be a celebration of Infiniti and its 20 years history as a creator of … Continued
This incredible looking concept vehicle for Audi is called the Aâ€™KIMONO LS2.0. It is designed by Teodor Kyuchukov and features lighting design elements borrowed from traditional interior lighting practices seen in monuments, sports facilities, and architectural buildings. The concept was based around the idea that most car designers design the exterior of the car in … Continued
The entrants for the 2008 Design Los Angeles Challenge have been officially released, with the Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Center of North America unveiling the Formula Zero. Built around the theme of motor sports racing in the year 2025, the Formula Zero concept aims to combine “the thrill of Formula One, the track dynamics of the … Continued
Voting period for Peugeot design contest 2008 is on the go ! For the fifth time Peugeot is holding their futuristic design competition. Last year the Flux, designed by 20-year old Romanian Mihai Panaitescu, won the competition and was built as a concept car and eventually shown at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show. This year … Continued
The Rolls Royce Hyperion, that we introduced to you two montgs ago, made its world debut last week at the Concours d’Elegance at Pebble Beach. The car was designed and built by Pininfarina, commissioned by car collector Roland Hall who wanted a unique Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe. The private client who already owned a … Continued
This futuristic Ferrari Monza was designed by Iman Maghsoudi and it looks more like a spaceship than a car. The future cars will be capable of travelling speeds of 300 km/hour, too fast for a human to operate manually as they lack “sufficient concentrationâ€ and dexterity. As a result, computers will have to be programmed … Continued
Yet another concept vehicle hailing from Beijing is this unnamed car that enables the coupeâ€™s body to rotate with the course of travel in the same way as a motorbike does when rounding a curve to compensate centrifugal strength. The purpose is to ensure everything inside the cargo stays in place when the car rolls … Continued
Designed and developed by Istanbul designer Ã–zkan Koral, here is another contemporary automobile design called Ozone : the future concept vehicle designed for Peugeot can be defined as a perfect fusion of accessibility and pleasure. This eco wary future concept vehicle has created a new standard of excellence in future luxury segment vehicles. Ozone which … Continued