13 Concept Cars From the Past That Still Feel Like the Future

When I was a kid, I always loved it when auto show season came around, and the concept cars hit the stage. Looking at those uncommon curves felt like looking into the future, where roads twisted through the heavens and The Jetsons read like a historical document. It's funny how that feeling survives. » 5/05/14 12:56pm 5/05/14 12:56pm

A Concept That Never Saw The Light of Day: 1998 Ford SVT Tremor

Yes, you read that right... No, this isn't the F150 ecoboost pickup. No I'm not smoking a bong full of salvia. Come read about this seldom heard concept truck of the 90's after the break! » 10/03/13 9:56pm 10/03/13 9:56pm

This Early Lunar Rover Prototype Was Almost Forgotten

I excavated this photo of an interesting US moon rover concept from a 1962 Hungarian science journal. I have not seen this prototype before, and sadly there is only a little info about it. » 5/06/13 2:48pm 5/06/13 2:48pm

The Cross GT Concept Is The Future Of The Crossover World

Following the GT Concept of 2011, Kia has now brought a vision of a larger premium CUV to the Chicago Auto Show. The new car was designed by the Frankfurt team, but built by Kia's American Design Center in Irvine, Califronia. » 2/07/13 1:20pm 2/07/13 1:20pm

Why Is Toyota Showing Off A Scion FR-S That Looks Like A Supra?

Toyota brought ten models to this year's Tokyo Auto Salon, including two racecars, four FR-S/GT86 concepts, two rebodied JDM cars and two racecar wannabes. » 1/11/13 9:00am 1/11/13 9:00am

Show Us The Cancelled Concepts That Should Have Made It

The automotive industry keeps teasing the public with interesting concept cars that were never intended for production, and that is fine. We say wow, they feel special, and than sell you an Accord instead of an NSX. It's okay, as the Accord is better for transporting your kids, and tree huggers won't bother you… » 12/31/12 1:30pm 12/31/12 1:30pm

The BMW 4 Series Is The New BMW 3 Series Coupe

Here it is! The BMW 4 Series Coupe. Think of it as a more affordable version of the 6 Series. While officially still a Concept, we all know that is just a funny codename BMW is using for their production ready new models. » 12/05/12 12:00pm 12/05/12 12:00pm

Ford Fiesta ST concept foretells future hot hatch

Don't ask when, or how much, but this is happening: Ford will build a hot-hatch version of the Fiesta under the ST line that will sport a 180-hp turbo engine. The hoon may be strong with this one. » 9/13/11 3:30pm 9/13/11 3:30pm

2012 Honda CR-V "Concept" as boring as reality

Here's the 2012 Honda CR-V Concept, a dead-ringer for the production version (probably sans body work, blacked out lights, and aggressive wheels). The big question is whether or not the new CR-V will finally get an engine. » 7/25/11 3:30pm 7/25/11 3:30pm

Toyota FT-86 II Concept continues turning balls blue

The Toyota FT-86 will eventually add to the Toyota lineup the dose of fun long missing. Until then, here's some more video and images of them teasing you with the FT-86 II Concept. » 3/25/11 10:00am 3/25/11 10:00am

Lexus LF-Gh is the new Lexus GS Hybrid concept

Lexus will unveil something dubbed the LF-Gh concept at the New York auto show next month. Based on the Lexus alphabet miso soup we'll wager $5 on a BMW X6-like hybrid. We owe you $5, it's a GS hybrid preview. » 3/21/11 4:15pm 3/21/11 4:15pm

Giugiaro pens future Volkswagen Golf, Polo

Two concepts from Volkswagen-owned design house Italdesign Giugiaro, leaked via European patents, show off a future design for a Golf/Scirocco-sized vehicle and a Polo-sized vehicle. » 2/22/11 12:30pm 2/22/11 12:30pm

This Yacht Defies My Wildest Tackiest Dreams—and It's Awesome

Sure, it's just a concept, but if someone has envisioned this aircraft carrier of stupidity, this 508-foot epitome of naff, I'm sure it will be built by some Russian or Arab rich guy. And I can only hope I'm invited. » 1/07/11 7:30am 1/07/11 7:30am

1956 Chrysler Plainsman Concept Car

The 1956 Chrysler Ghia Plainsman Concept Car is the only known 50s station wagon concept car/dream car that exists today. This piece of Chrysler history led quite an interesting life before ending up on eBay. » 11/21/10 5:30pm 11/21/10 5:30pm

Orange Speed'R Concept's Like Tripping On Sunkist

Tucked away on the Paris auto show floor was the Orange Speed'R concept, built by students at designer Franco Sbarro's ESPERA design school for France Telecom's Orange mobile phone service. Anyone else hungry for pizza and Sunkist? » 9/30/10 3:30pm 9/30/10 3:30pm

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento: First Photos

The Lamborghini Sesto Elemento finally bared itself to the world in Paris, sporting 570 hp and carbon fiber everything. Pardon us if we feel the stripping was not worth the teasing. » 9/29/10 1:15pm 9/29/10 1:15pm