Spherical Drive

Pod-shaped vehicles cater to drivers who crave eccentric forms of expression

Implications - In an age where mass media and celebrity culture often influence consumers to be more expressive of their tastes, individuals are looking to more eccentric products as a unique source of expression. Automobiles that feature egg shapes and pod-like features provide a visually flamboyant source of transportation, combining practical everyday activities with the need for more outlandish forms of visual communication.
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Wheel-Encapsulated Cars - The Infinitlar Autonomous Vehicle is a Pod for Transport and Living
SCORE 6.8
Warm 19,675 Clicks Pub: Oct 31, 13
Wheel-Encapsulated Cars
The Infinitlar Autonomous Vehicle is a Pod for Transport and Living
Take a look at the Infinitlar Autonomous Vehicle, but you’re not just setting your eyes on a super cool concept car. This futuristic design is a hybrid of an automobile and a mobile livable... [More]
Egg-Shaped Personal Vehicle - The Hyundai E4U Concept is Something Out of a Pixar Film
SCORE 6.6
Warm 12,169 Clicks Pub: Apr 2, 13
Egg-Shaped Personal Vehicle
The Hyundai E4U Concept is Something Out of a Pixar Film
The Hyundai E4U looks like something out of a Pixar film. Fun and funny, it takes the form of an egg. In fact, the Hyundai E4U makes the rider look like a newly hatched chick since the accompanying... [More]
Futuristic Amphibious Autos - The Urban Pod is Evolved For Modern Metropolitan Transportation
SCORE 5.8
Warm 39,250 Clicks Pub: Jan 11, 13
Futuristic Amphibious Autos
The Urban Pod is Evolved For Modern Metropolitan Transportation
Paulo Encarnação’s Urban Pod will catch your eye thanks to its compact and futuristic appearance. There is certainly value in the aesthetics of the conveyance and even more so in its nimble... [More]
Sideways Speeding Autos - The AKA24 Concept Car Will Reorient Between Manual and Autonomous Modes
SCORE 6
Warm 7,196 Clicks Pub: Jan 24, 14
Sideways Speeding Autos
The AKA24 Concept Car Will Reorient Between Manual and Autonomous Modes
There are a few fascinating things happening within the design of the AKA24 vehicle. This futuristic conveyance offers its user two very different methods of operation, and this decision influences... [More]
Egg-Like Animal Rescue Vehicles - The Incubator Concept Car is Designed to Transport Sick Animals
SCORE 2.3
Untested 5,289 Clicks Pub: Jan 29, 14
Egg-Like Animal Rescue Vehicles
The Incubator Concept Car is Designed to Transport Sick Animals
The Incubator concept car was designed more for animals than for humans. Creator Dong-woo Nam’s concept is meant to be an animal transport vehicle. The designer specifically imagines the... [More]
Egg-Shaped Automobiles - The uCar by Garcia-Verdugo Makes the One Man Commute More Eco-Friendly
SCORE 3.4
Mild 12,201 Clicks Pub: Sep 14, 12
Egg-Shaped Automobiles
The uCar by Garcia-Verdugo Makes the One Man Commute More Eco-Friendly
Carpooling isn’t everybody’s cup of tea—a fact that has influenced a recent surge in concept cars that accommodate just one or two passengers. The ucar by Garcia-Verdugo is one of... [More]
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