Tag Archives: Concept Cars

What it’s like to drive a concept car

When an automaker says its concept vehicle is powered by unicorn farts, emits only cotton candy, and can accelerate from 0-60 mph in two shakes of a lamb's tail, don't believe them. What they are actually saying is, "If we ever develop the technology to build this thing, that's what it could do."...

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1960s American Dream Cars wow crowds at tony Pebble Beach Concours

They just don't make dream cars like they used to. And the crowds thronging a special display class at Sunday's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance attested to the popularity of outrageous, over-the-top fantasies of what cars could look like half a century ago. Called "American Dream Cars of the...

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New VW bus is coming; cargo van, hatchback also due by 2022

Volkswagen has been hinting at a return of its Microbus for years. VW first teased it in 2001. It then appeared as a concept car called the Bulli at the 2011 Geneva motor show, again as the electric Budd-E Concept at the Consumer Electronics Show in 2016, and finally as the I.D. Buzz Concept at the...

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BMW Concept Z4 noses the roadster in a sporty new direction

BMW took the wraps off its Concept Z4 on Thursday, hinting at the next generation of its two-seater sports car. Shown on the 18th green of The Lodge At Pebble Beach Golf Course during Monterey Car Week, the concept car previewed the production roadster that BMW says is coming in the next 12 months...

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Mercedes bringing new concept to 2017 Pebble Beach Concours

Mercedes-Benz design boss Gordon Wagener and his colleagues at Mercedes' Advanced Design Center located in Sindelfingen, Germany have teased a new concept car their developing for this month's 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. In a video posted to Mercedes' official...

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BMW X7 fuel cell concept set for Frankfurt auto show?

BMW may finally be ready to roll out the red carpet for its next SUV. It had better make it a large red carpet, because we're talking about the first true full-size, 3-row SUV from the Bavarian brand. Yes, the upcoming BMW X7 is rumored to be making its first appearances on the auto show circuit...

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Borgward bringing a modern Isabella to the Frankfurt auto show?

Revived German automaker Borgward is planning something special for September's 2017 Frankfurt auto show. The automaker recently released a teaser image for a Frankfurt-bound concept car which is believed to be a low-slung, sporty coupe. Along with the teaser, Borgward released the tag line...

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