How this gorgeous 40-year-old concept car predicted the future

Holden, the Australian-born unit of General Motors, has gone back in time like Doc Brown, restoring its very first concept car — the 1969 Holden Hurricane. Not only does it still look insanely gorgeous over 40 years later, but the advanced technologies it displayed — a rear-view camera, route guidance system and… » 10/19/11 8:30am 10/19/11 8:30am

In The Future, Your Pussycar Automodule Will Pull Wheelies

We're not sure why the Pussycar Automodule wheelies. Hell, we're not even sure how it does, but we are sure that this thing must have absolutely rocked Paris in 1970. » 3/31/10 1:15pm 3/31/10 1:15pm

The Awesome BMWs That Could Have Been

Twenty-five years ago, BMW Technik was established to "develop innovative, forward-oriented vehicle concepts" like this never-before-seen Z1 shooting brake. Looking at the concepts that never reached production is like gazing into a world where BMW never became BBW. » 3/31/10 11:15am 3/31/10 11:15am

Ever Heard Of The Peardrop?

We recently discovered this video of a British microcar going by the name "Peardrop," it seems like a proto-Peel, but we've never heard of or seen this particular deathtrap-on-wheels. Anyone know more? (Sorry about the hipsterish video editing) » 12/16/09 10:00am 12/16/09 10:00am

Highways Of Future Past: How Close Are We?

The Disney-produced "Magic Highway" animated short presented how 1950s futurists viewed future transportation. It's equally prescient (LifeFlight, sprawl), ridiculous (nuclear cars, air-conditioned roads) and patriarchal (mom to the mall). But what from these highways of future past came true? » 12/09/09 4:00pm 12/09/09 4:00pm

New HSV Lineup Reveals The Pontiac That Could Have Been

HSV, GM's Australian performance division, unveiled its E-Series 2 lineup today. Featuring a twin-nostriled bonnet borrowed directly from the Pontiac G8, it's the performance lineup that could have built excitement for GM's recently-killed arrow-headed brand. Let's take a look. » 9/09/09 8:30am 9/09/09 8:30am

Seven Concept Cars Of Future Past

Concept cars aren't just a chance for automakers to show us where they're going. In bolder times, they've been a platform for showing where they think the whole world is headed. » 8/25/09 2:00pm 8/25/09 2:00pm