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Concept Cars

Concept cars are created by automakers to showcase new technologies and designs, but they are not mass-produced. Explore the future of automotive and see what you might be driving in a few years.

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1989 Porsche Panamericana Concept Car

The 1989 Porsche Panamericana concept car was built for Ferry Porsche's birthday. It was a striking two-seater concept study, with no plans for production. See pictures and a profile of the 1989 Porsche Panamericana concept car.


Unveiled at CES: The Electric Car Hoping to Beat Tesla at Its Game

Faraday Future wants to give Tesla a run for its money with the FF 91, a brand-new, four-door electric car with a swanky inside that was just unveiled at CES.

How Wind Tunnel Testing Shaped Vintage Dream Cars

Do you like the streamlined, aerodynamic design of classic cars? The credit for these historic innovators goes to the wind — wind tunnel testing, that is.

Test Driving Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Car

Buckminster Fuller's 1933 designs for a car were innovative, stylish and exciting. But how would one actually handle on today's roads?

Toyota's Newest Electric Concept Car Is Made of Wood

The concept car Setsuna debuted at Milan Design Week, and is assembled without nails or screws.

How the Audi Sport Quattro Laserlight Concept Works

Laser headlights: Sounds like something out of a spy movie, right? Well, not quite. Audi's latest breakthrough may not be able to carve up your enemies in a high-speed chase, but they will dramatically improve your field of vision at night.

How the Land Rover Invisible Hood Works

An invisible hood, you say? What kind of sorcery is this? While Land Rover's latest innovation may sound like pure magic, it's actually a pretty simple trick — and pretty handy if you're navigating some particularly craggy terrain.

How the Rimac Concept One Will Work

Some twentysomethings like to party. Others design and build million-dollar sports cars. That's exactly what Mate Rimac, founder of Rimac Automobili, accomplished with his Concept_One supercar.

How the Lamborghini Urus Will Work

An SUV might be the last vehicle to jump to mind when somebody says “Lamborghini.” But the Lamborghini Urus is just that: a super-luxury SUV with a V-10 engine that's expected to produce about 600-horsepower.

How the Audi Nanuk Quattro Works

The Audi Nanuk Quattro is a German car with a French name that was born in Italy. It's a rugged, yet sophisticated, concept -- a crossover supercar designed to handle any terrain.

Do driverless cars offer safer, lower-cost and more efficient transportation?

In true Google fashion, the company is already working on a solution: driverless cars. The idea might sound farfetched, but today’s artificial-intelligence software coupled with high-tech sensors and cameras create a more efficient car.