Alternate title: Cars You Don't Want. In 1972 AMC rolled out a new version of its Hornet Sportabout (a wagon with a sloping hatch rather than a traditional tailgate) that had an interior styled by Gucci. It was notable for being one of the first American cars to offer a "designer" trim level.
Yes, Fisker made cars before the four door Karma. The time when the company was just a small starting bespoke design firm in Orange County, CA, and was named Fisker Coachbuild. The unique Tramonto, one of the two models ever manufactured by Fisker Coachbuild, shares design cues from the BMW Z8–after all, they were…
The Ionos was designed in 1997 by students at the Espace Sbarro in Grandson school. This took inspiration from the Bertone styled Stratos, and was supposed to be a modern interpretation of it. The engine consists of two Lancia Kapps five-cylanders to make an upturned V10. It was 4800CC, producing 400 BHP. It had a…
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.
No, Oppo, that isn't a run-of-the-mill 1969 Mustang coupé someone decided to craft into a poor Mach 1 replica with GT350 rocker stripes. It is a legit Shelby GT350, just not the one sold in the United States. It's the one sold in Mexico.
Before zee Germans at Audi got their hands on the raging bull, and before Chrysler was bought by everyone and their brother: Chrysler actually bought Lamborghini in 1987. To show where they would be taking the company, and what benifits would come from their new alliance, they (Chrysler) created the Portofino for…
The Mercedes-Benz F 300 Life-Jet
This is Cars You Didn't Know About, where I'll be discussing those rare and unusual cars that never quite made it into the limelight. Tonight's entry is perhaps cheating a bit as it never entered production, but it came sooooo close that I think it deserves a mention.
This is Cars You Didn't Know About, a feature I've started doing. It's only semi-regular, but when I do it I'll be discussing those rare and unusual cars that never quite made it into the limelight. Tonight I'll be talking about the AC 3000ME, the vehicle that crippled AC Cars.