Toyota's Kikai Concept Is An Amazing Mid/Rear-Engine Hot Rod Robot Car

Unlike some other manufacturers I could mention, Toyota’s concept car team is really bringing it for this year’s Tokyo Motor Show. Yesterday we talked about the S-FR baby sports car, now I find myself really taken by the Kikai, a 3-seat, center-drive, mid-rear little machine that looks like a car-Terminator with its… »10/09/15 9:36am10/09/15 9:36am


The Rinspeed Micro Max Is A Mini-Sized Bus From The Future

Frank M. Rinderknecht's creative powerhouse joined forces with infotainment company Harman to create the perfect urban traffic system. The Micro Max electric vehicle is part of the revolutionary idea, using Cloud technology with real time navigation functions while balancing between the functions of personal and… »2/19/13 7:32am2/19/13 7:32am

Insecta Concept Draws Inspiration From Grasshoppers, Decepticons

Shao Yung Yeh, a 22-year-old Taiwanese design student at Cheng Kung University created the aptly named single-seat Insecta Concept (yes, you heard that right — an InsectaCon cept — nice Transformers reference, eh?) after being inspired by a grasshopper. With leg-like suspension arms that can raise and lower depending… »10/20/08 4:40pm10/20/08 4:40pm

BMW Partially Reveals The GINA Light Visionary Model Concept In Web Video

Though it isn't set to be revealed to the motoring press until tomorrow, we have this exclusive video of a new concept car from Bayerische Motoren Werke AG. It's called the GINA Light Visionary Model, and it's being transported to the BMW Museum in Munich. You can just see the edges of the new concept in the footage,… »6/05/08 11:40am6/05/08 11:40am

Raymond Loewy Designed 1959 Cadillac Eldorado For Sale

Raymond Loewy is one of those industrial design legends who has no problem maintaining a spot in the pantheon of automotive history. The design lead for Studebaker during the post war years, Loewy and Virgil Exner, another luminary, were responsible for some of the most forward thinking and trend setting designs of… »5/29/08 12:45pm5/29/08 12:45pm

Fiat Phylla Concept Is Green, Uses Frame Resembling Board Of Skating

We're already tired of all the "green" concepts from makers from Audi to Zap — mostly because we'd like some real alternatives rather than just pie-in-the-sky concepts — but with the one-two combo of gas prices and "the green marketing movement" it's not likely to end any time soon. Then there's Fiat — an automaker… »5/28/08 10:00am5/28/08 10:00am