Citroën's three-place commuter car is the future we should be living

Note: Although Murilee Martin covered it in 2009 and Supreme Kiwi Zorro briefly in early March, I thought it deserved a closer look. » 4/21/14 2:38pm 4/21/14 2:38pm

Show Us Your Favorite Sentence In This Ridiculous Press Release

After yesterday's single image, here's everything you need to know about the Peugeot Exalt Concept, and a bit more thanks to their PR department. » 4/10/14 10:40am 4/10/14 10:40am

Cars You Didn't Know About: Nick Pugh's Xeno

Nick Pugh is a concept designer, and graduate of Art Center's transportation design program. After leaving Art Center, he went to work designing all sorts of stuff for Hollywood, Disney, and contract work for advanced design centers around the world. » 6/21/13 10:26am 6/21/13 10:26am

Pininfarina's Idea Of The Perfect Car For Youngsters

Four years after Bertone showed the world what they can do with an Autobianchi A112 and a bit of sheet metal, competing coachbuilder Pininfarina came up with this: the 1973 A112 Giovani. That means youth in English. » 4/09/13 12:30pm 4/09/13 12:30pm

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 7:32am 2/19/13 7:32am

Maserati Kubang SUV is imported from Detroit

Turns out Europe's Photoshopping prognosticators didn't need to create a mockup of the upcoming Maserati SUV concept — the brand's first ever — from scratch. They could have simply dusted off an old Giugiaro design. Because that's what Maserati did — even giving it the same name of that 2003 SUV concept — the Kubang. » 9/13/11 11:00am 9/13/11 11:00am

The Origin Of Lambo Doors

Now installed on everything from European superminis to SEMA tuners, the Lambo-style scissor doors were first featured on Marcello Gandini’s gorgeous 1968 Bertone Carabo concept. » 8/10/10 2:00pm 8/10/10 2:00pm

Citroën Karin Concept Car Should Have Made The 80s The Trapezoidal…

Citroënet is one of the few marque-specific car websites that can measure up to the standard set by Allpar, and it doesn't take much digging there to unearth some jaw-dropping stuff. » 5/10/09 10:00am 5/10/09 10:00am

Acura Coupe Crossover Concept Teased

Acura just released one teaser shot if this X6-esque coupe-like crossover vehicle, bound for the New York Auto Show. Thankfully, someone noticed the other photos they left hidden in their source code. » 3/16/09 3:30pm 3/16/09 3:30pm

Giugiaro Frazer Nash Concept: World's Fastest Hybrid

We don't know why Giugiaro named this after a long-defunct builder of idiosyncratic British sports cars, but the Frazer Nash concept is looking to become the world's fastest hybrid with a 186 MPH top speed. » 2/20/09 3:30pm 2/20/09 3:30pm

BAT 11dk: First Private Car Displayed On Detroit Auto Show Main…

Dr. Gary Kaberle, a Michigan Dentist, is the first-ever private individual to display a vehicle on the main floor of the Detroit Auto Show with his BAT 11dk. » 1/13/09 10:45am 1/13/09 10:45am

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 4:40pm 10/20/08 4:40pm

Chevy Orlando Concept Unveiled Ahead Of Paris Motor Show

Here are the first details and photos of the new Chevy Orlando concept MPV ahead of the official reveal at the Paris Motor Show » 9/09/08 8:40am 9/09/08 8:40am next month. The Orlando, a seven-seat family vehicle based on the platform, drops it squarely into territory currently occupied here in the states by the Mazda5 and...not much else. The…

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

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 11:40am 6/05/08 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 12:45pm 5/29/08 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 10:00am 5/28/08 10:00am

Tokyo Auto Show Preview: Nissan Pivo 2 Concept Car, Now With Video!



It's adorable, it's blue — no, wait, it's adorable and blue! It's the Pivo 2, complete with robotic agent and powered by Lithium-ion batteries. Now, when we first revealed the new Pivo 2 concept car this morning, we saw it as nothing more than a more bubbly version of the old Pivo. Now that we've seen this video of… » 10/05/07 7:45am 10/05/07 7:45am

Volvo ReCharge Plug-In Hybrid Concept Car

It's called the ReCharge, a concept car from Volvo to be unveiled officially next week at the Frankfurt Auto Show, it's a plug-in hybrid with a battery-only range of 100 km before you need to have the car's four-cylinder 1.6-liter Flexfuel engine kick in to power the car and recharge the battery. The ReCharge is… » 9/06/07 5:51am 9/06/07 5:51am

Retroconcept Vinci Sport, A Portuguese Dino

Portugal probably isn't the first country that comes to mind when you think of exotic sports cars. Engineering concern CEIIA and designer Ernestos Frietas are trying to change that. Reminiscent of a Dino 206 GT, the Retroconcept Vinci Sport shares the Dino's diminutive proportions, mid-engine layout and overall… » 8/03/07 10:15am 8/03/07 10:15am