The Aptera prototype was unveiled at TED this past weekend in Monterey and is a ultra-high-mileage supervehicle from Accelerated Composites (aka Aptera Motors) that was built to be as aerodynamic as possible. Combined with a super-efficient diesel hybrid engine and a carbon fiber fabrication process, the Aptera gets 200 mpg and costs around $20,000. And yeah, the mileage is pretty good but can you really imagine driving around town in this thing? Everytime it goes past 45mph I'd be afraid it'd start time traveling or blast off into space.
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This is a BMW concept car designed by Transportation Design students Jai Ho Yoo and Lukas Vanek from the instituo Europeo di Design. They imagined the ZX-6 after being asked what the vehicles of 2015 would look like. Now call me crazy, but isn't 2015 just 7 years away? These... / Continue →
The Lexus LF-A Crystallised Wind is a car made entirely of acrylic glass. I know, I thought it was real crystallized wind too. LIARS! Anyway, I don't recommend stuffing any dead bodies in the trunk. I do recommend wearing pants.
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Sure it may look like a spaceship's cockpit, but it's not! It's the cockpit of Nissan's Land Glider, a conceptual car design recently unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show.
This is the Nissan Land Glider, an electric car with two seats. it has a narrow body, which Nissan says will... / Continue →