How Automakers Use a WWI-Era Camo Technique to Disguise Prototype Cars

In the early days of modern warfare, ships protected themselves from German U-boats with wild, eye-catching painted patterns called dazzle. The military moved on to new forms of camo decades ago, but for carmakers, dazzle is still the best way to protect prototype cars from being photographed. »10/17/14 11:50am10/17/14 11:50am

Camouflaging The Mustang Was A Daunting Task Says Ford

Camouflaging a prototype may look easy (ie. slapping on some camouflage and bob's your uncle), but it's actually very complicated. Wrapping the car too much might affect its aerodynamics and performance, wrapping too less might reveal the cars design. Automakers face this problem with every new model they come up… »12/22/13 8:58am12/22/13 8:58am

Camo E-Class Panzerwagen Menaces Monaco, Max Mosley Coup d'Etat Next?

You never know where the next automotive fad may originate, but the Principality of Monaco should be able to lay claim to this sure-fire Next Big Thing: reticle-equipped camouflage Mercedes-Benz station wagons! Longtime reader Deckard spotted this W210 wagon, put two and two together, and came up with what we think is… »6/09/08 3:00pm6/09/08 3:00pm