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Concepts from Future Past: Alfa Romeo Carabo

Concepts from Future Past: Alfa Romeo Carabo
Auto designers certainly fell in love with wedge-shaped cars in the late 1960s. With many of the best known examples of the wedge design coming out of Europe, it’s no surprise that at least one bears the Alfa Romeo nameplate.
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Concepts from Future Past: 1970 Nissan 126X

Concepts from Future Past: 1970 Nissan 126X
Maybe it’s because it was my childhood, but I still feel like the late 1960s and 1970s produced the greatest concept car designs ever. There were lots of wedge-shaped sports coupes with dramatic lines, space-age cockpits, and a complete lack of practicality.
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BMW Vision M NEXT Concept Teases Possible Future i8

BMW Vision M NEXT Concept Teases Possible Future i8
BMW’s i8 is one of the coolest looking production cars ever made, as it is basically a concept car that you can actually own. Now, BMW is teasing what the next generation of hybrid supercars might look like with the reveal of the Vision M NEXT. The concept, shown off at an exclusive media event at BMW Welt in Munich, Germany, features an extremely bold look with the most angular interpretation of the brand’s trademark kidney grills yet.
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Rare 1970 Ferrari Modulo Concept Car Sounds Off

Rare 1970 Ferrari Modulo Concept Car Sounds Off
The 1960s and 1970s gave us some of the coolest looking concept cars of all time. The streamlined wedge-shaped cars were my personal favorites, like the Lamborghini Marzal, the Toyota EX-III, and this gloriously futuristic machine, the 1970 Ferrari Modulo 512.
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Concepts from Future Past: 1975 Opel GT/W Geneve

Concepts from Future Past: 1975 Opel GT/W Geneve
The beautiful Open GT/W Geneve was a concept car developed by the German manufacturer, and first seen at the Geneva Motor Show in 1975. The 2-seater was designed around the Wankel rotary engine, which is why the car was given the designation GT/W instead of the typical GT.
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Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato is a Bonkers Off-Road Supercar

Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato is a Bonkers Off-Road Supercar
Lamborghini has pulled the wraps off a new concept car that it says takes the off-road knowledge it gained on the Urus SUV and puts it to work on a supercar for the off-road crowd. The car is the Huracán Sterrato, and it uses the same V10 as the normal Huracán making 640hp. The Sterrato has had its ride height lifted by 47mm (~1.85″)
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Concepts from Future Past: 1986 Italdesign Machimoto

Concepts from Future Past: 1986 Italdesign Machimoto
One of the more unusual concept cars to emerge from the vaunted Italdesign Giugiaro was the Machimoto, an economy vehicle designed to sit somewhere between car and motorcycle. Based on the VW Golf platform, the car had an open top and a unique flexible seating system. The vehicle, which premiered at the 1986 Turin Motor Show, offered seating for six or nine by using a tandem motorcycle style saddle seats.
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Jeep Five-Quarter is a Hellcat-powered Classic Gladiator

Jeep Five-Quarter is a Hellcat-powered Classic Gladiator
The annual Jeep Easter Safari is going on in Moab, Utah later this month, and as always, Jeep is heading there with some epic concept vehicles. With the new Gladiator launching this year, we’re sure to see some custom trucks on hand.
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Concepts from Future Past: Autobianchi Runabout

Concepts from Future Past: Autobianchi Runabout
Revealed at the 1969 Turin Motor Show, Bertone showed off this wild ride which looks a bit like what might have happened if Speed Racer’s Mach 5 mated with a powerboat. The car was designed by Marcello Gandini, and was powered by mid- mounted 1.1L 
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Concepts from Future Past: Maserati Boomerang

Concepts from Future Past: Maserati Boomerang
One of the many sexy designs from Giorgetto Giugiaro of Italdesign, the Maserati Boomerang was a concept that first broke cover in the early 1970s. It made its debut as a mockup back in 1971 at the Turin Motor Show, but later arrived as a fully functional, one-of-a-kind prototype during the 1972 Geneva Motor Show.
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Toyota Supra TRD Concept Brings the Downforce

Toyota Supra TRD Concept Brings the Downforce
I’ve not been exactly quiet that I am less than happy with the reveal of the 2020 Toyota Supra. I find it not too attractive from many angles, and I think for the the money the car should have loads more power.
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Volkswagen Dune Buggy Reborn as an EV

Volkswagen Dune Buggy Reborn as an EV
One of the most iconic of all dune buggies ever made are the ones VW produced back in the the ’60s and ’70s. Now Volkswagen has unveiled a new generation concept car based on those dune buggies of yore.
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Flying Cars We Wish We Could Own

Flying Cars We Wish We Could Own
We’ve seen flying car concepts many times over the years – something it seems inventors have been trying to make a reality almost since the Wright Brothers flew at Kitty Hawk. With concept vehicles with folding wings that fit in the family garage or the personal helicopter that lands in the driveway, there is no lack of creativity or dedication in trying to make them a viable alternative.
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Nissan Altima-te Ready to Tackle the Great White North

Nissan Altima-te Ready to Tackle the Great White North
Nissan has pulled the wraps off another crazy concept car that will be making the car show rounds – this time up in Canada. The Altima-te is much like the Rogue Warrior from a few years back in that it ditches the wheels for tank-like tracks.
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Lexus LC Convertible Concept Drops the Top on the LC 500

Lexus LC Convertible Concept Drops the Top on the LC 500
The Lexus LC 500 is already one of my favorite cars. It’s got showstopping good looks, a luxurious cabin, razor-sharp handling, and a powerful naturally-aspirated V8 with a sublime exhaust note. But I’ve always had a thing for convertibles.
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