Since the advent of sci-fi movies, directors have spent countless design hours envisioning cars to inhabit the future worlds they display on-screen. Most often, the result is some kind of pod. What was the most awesome movie car of the future?
Naturally, it was the Lola T70 police car from George Lucas's debut, THX 1138. The film depicts a future in which the populace is forced to take drugs, not have sex and perform dangerous menial labor, while the cops cruise around in sports car prototypes from the mid-1960s. Apparently in Lucas's vision for the future, despite society having devolved to abject dehumanization by brutal technocrats, at least the po-po knows what time it is.
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