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1st Gear: How This Gorgeous 30-year-old Concept Car Predicted The Future This morning we reintroduced (or, in many cases, introduced) you to Holden's very first concept car — the 1969 Holden Hurricane. Not only does it still look insanely gorgeous 42 years later, but the advanced technologies it displayed — a rear-view camera, route guidance system and digital instruments — show yet again why GM's down-under division was years ahead of its time. Read more here.