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Top 100 Auto Trends in 2015

From Sand Racer Vehicles to House-Bus Cabins

— January 24, 2016 — Autos
The most prevalent patterns in the 2015 auto trends reveal a focus on better accommodating drivers on the inside of the vehicle, as well as accounting for potential dangers that exist outside of cars.

In order to appeal to the next generation of consumers, cars are being equipped with advanced biometric features for reducing stress, increasing security and ensuring overall wellness for those being carried by a car. In addition to looking more closely at the needs of the human body, a number of other designs are embracing biomimicry. This pattern can be seen in the tortoise-shaped EDAG Genesis, the hedgehog-inspired i Gel full-body airbags and the Subaru Impreza Sedan concept, which takes inspiration from a hawk.

For a deeper look at high-level patterns spanning the transportation industry, download Trend Hunter's 2016 Trend Report.
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Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
100
Hawk-Shaped Cars
Hawk-Shaped Cars
The Subaru Impreza Sedan Concept Features Sharp Design Lines
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99
Wide-Range Electric Cars
Wide-Range Electric Cars
The Citroen Mehari is Powered By a Lithium-Metal Battery Pack
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98
Non-Traditional Motorbikes
Non-Traditional Motorbikes
The e-raw Electric Motorbike Pushes the Boundaries of Motorcycle Design
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97
Futuristic Funeral Carriages
Futuristic Funeral Carriages
This Modern Coffin Carriage is an Avant-Garde Take on Antique Designs
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96
3D-Printed Auto Opportunities
3D-Printed Auto Opportunities
Researchers Point the Way to Innovative Applications in Car Making
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95
Futuristic Hoverboards
Futuristic Hoverboards
The Lexus Hoverboard Wil Star in the 'Amazing in Motion' Ad Campaign
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94
Sleek Concept Cars
Sleek Concept Cars
The Lincoln Continental Concept is Equipped For Both Work and Play
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93
Glamorous Glass Sailboats
Glamorous Glass Sailboats
The Oxseagen Yacht Features a Windowed Midsection for Great Ocean Views
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92
Futuristic 3D Printed Vehicles
Futuristic 3D Printed Vehicles
The EDAG Genesis is Inspired By a Turtle's Skeleton
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91
Elegant Sporty Cars
Elegant Sporty Cars
Brabus 850 6.0 Biturbo Coupe is the World's Fastest All-Wheel-Drive Coupe
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90
Culinary Car Designs
Culinary Car Designs
Buick Color and Texture Inspirations are Extracted From Food by Gut Instincts
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89
Honeycomb Three Wheelers
Honeycomb Three Wheelers
The Spira4u Three-Wheeler is Undergoing Pilot Production
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88
Apocalyptic Movie Vehicles
Apocalyptic Movie Vehicles
The Cars of Mad Max Fury Road are Deadly Concepts Fit for Survival
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87
Aerodynamic Smart Helmets
Aerodynamic Smart Helmets
The Nand Logic Smart Helmet Features Rear View Cameras and Turn Signals
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86
Sci-Fi Motorbikes
Sci-Fi Motorbikes
The Rivet Motorcycle Was Designed By William Shatner
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85
Cyclist Signal Gloves
Cyclist Signal Gloves
For Urban Cycling Safety, These Gloves Keep Motorists Informed of Turns
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84
Hedgehog-Inspired Airbags
Hedgehog-Inspired Airbags
The i Gel Full-Body Airbag Acts As a Personal Protective Coccoon
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83
Intimidating Off-Road Vehicles
Intimidating Off-Road Vehicles
Mercedes' G500 4x4 Squared Has a Large Frame and Appearance
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82
Light-Embedded Bicycles
Light-Embedded Bicycles
These Built-In Bike Lights Eliminate the Fuss of Detachable Reflectors
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81
Stunning Concept Bikes
Stunning Concept Bikes
The Mazda Kodo Bike Features a Wildly Adventurous Design
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80
Luxury Car Light Carpets
Luxury Car Light Carpets
The New BMW 7-series Features Lights to Guide You to the Driver's Seat
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79
Lightweight Pickup Trucks
Lightweight Pickup Trucks
The Ford F-150 Raptor is Both Powerful and Fuel-Efficient
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78
Simplified Hybrid Gliders
Simplified Hybrid Gliders
The GloW Glider & Microlight Hybrid is Designed For Casual Flying
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77
Powered Cargo Bikes
Powered Cargo Bikes
The Urban2 is Ready to Carry You and Your Many Effects Up to 28 Miles Per Hour
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76
Remote Exploration Vehicles
Remote Exploration Vehicles
The Earthroamer XV-HD is Designed For Off-Grid Exploration
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75
Car Graveyard Photography
Car Graveyard Photography
David Goldman's Auto Photography Essay 'Old Car City' is for Car Junkies
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74
Palatial Converted Jetliners
Palatial Converted Jetliners
The World's First Private 747-8 Jet Boasts an Opulent Interior
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73
Car Emergency Kits
Car Emergency Kits
This Automotive Safety Device Can Save You After All Sorts of Accidents
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72
Rugged Motorcycle Concepts
Rugged Motorcycle Concepts
The Honda Bulldog Design Moves Away from Traditional Leisure Bikes
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71
3D-Printed Cars (UPDATE)
3D-Printed Cars (UPDATE)
This Cutting-Edge Local Motors Creation is Now Production-Ready
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70
Elegant Airplane Desks
Elegant Airplane Desks
This Amazing Workstation is Made from the Wing of a 737-800 Boeing Aircraft
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69
Fashion Designer Cars
Fashion Designer Cars
The Paul Smith Land Rover Defender Sports 27 Different Paint Colors
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68
Elongated Jeep Concepts
Elongated Jeep Concepts
The Kahn Design Land Rover Defender Flying Huntsman is as Long as Its Name
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67
Wheel-Free Sports Cars
Wheel-Free Sports Cars
This New ‘Audi Concept’ Visualizes a Sleek Car Without Wheels
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66
Auto-Folding Scooters
Auto-Folding Scooters
The INU Electric Scooter Folds Itself In 5 Seconds
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65
House-Bus Cabins
House-Bus Cabins
This Couple Created a Vacation Home by Refurbishing a School Bus
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64
Rustic Mobile Offices
Rustic Mobile Offices
These Mobile Micro Offices Help Workers Escape the Office Cubicle
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63
Specialized Snow Cycles
Specialized Snow Cycles
Sno Vehicle was Designed to Accommodate Avid Cyclists in the Wintertime
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62
Bicycle-Towed Campers
Bicycle-Towed Campers
The Wide Path Camper Can Hold Two Persons
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61
Comfortable Luxury Cars
Comfortable Luxury Cars
BMW's 2016 '7 Series' is the Brand's Most Technologically Advanced Car
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60
Bicycle-Electrifying Wheels
Bicycle-Electrifying Wheels
The go-e ONwheel Electrifies Your Bicycle From Underneath
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59
Expedition Vehicles
Expedition Vehicles
The Earthcruiser FX is Fitted With Amenities and Luxuries
<
58
Luxury Business Vans
Luxury Business Vans
The Carlex Jet Van Sports 24k Gold Trim and a Soundproof Interior
<
57
Expansive Open-Air Yachts
Expansive Open-Air Yachts
ISA Yachts' Yara 44 Boasts 50% More Usable Outdoor Space
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56
Supersonic Cargo Planes
Supersonic Cargo Planes
The PAK TA Heavy Transport Craft Concept Will Fly At 2,000 KM/H
<
55
3D-Printed Solar Cars
3D-Printed Solar Cars
Students at NTU Created a Futuristic Car Design with Additive Manufacturing
<
54
Customizable Floating Homes
Customizable Floating Homes
The DutchCatTwelve Yacht Can Function As a Second Home
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53
Inviting Teardrop Trailers
Inviting Teardrop Trailers
The High Camp Trailer Has a Slick Exterior and Warm Interior
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52
Military Hybrid E-Bikes
Military Hybrid E-Bikes
The 'Trefecta DRT e-bike' Looks Like Something Straight Out of Batman
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51
Modernized Retro Trucks
Modernized Retro Trucks
The Icon Dodge Power Wagon Crew Cab Boasts a Contemporary Interior
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50
Automotive E-Bike Designs
Automotive E-Bike Designs
This Electric Bicycle Has an Aerodynamic Body Inspired by Sports Cars
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49
Sophisticated Personal Aircrafts
Sophisticated Personal Aircrafts
The Cobalt Valkyrie Models Feature Sleek and Thoughtful Design
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48
Super Speedy Bicycles
Super Speedy Bicycles
The Raht Racer Can Travel as Fast as a Car
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47
Cyclist-Protecting Campaigns
Cyclist-Protecting Campaigns
The Volvo Life Paint Makes Bikes and Helmets Much More Visible
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46
Roof Rack Camping Shelters
Roof Rack Camping Shelters
This Very Portable Carport Tent Provides Cover During Road Trips
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45
Convenient Convertible Wheelchairs
Convenient Convertible Wheelchairs
The Optimo Reconfigures for Its User to Change Position
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44
Multi-Mode Motorcycles
Multi-Mode Motorcycles
The 'Tesla Model M' Transitions from Race Mode to Eco Mode Via Computer
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43
Chivalrous Luxury Cars
Chivalrous Luxury Cars
Hyundai's 'Vision G Coupe' is the Brand's Inaugural Luxury Car
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42
Compact Camping Trailers
Compact Camping Trailers
The 'Vintage Overland' Trailer Allows Campers to Live Deep Within Nature
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41
Extreme Concept Hypercars
Extreme Concept Hypercars
The Tomahawk VGT Will Rip It Up in the Vision Gran Turismo Video Game
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40
Converted Luxury Vans
Converted Luxury Vans
The Senzati Jet is a Converted Mercedes Sprinter Van
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39
Sloping Motorcycle Concepts
Sloping Motorcycle Concepts
The BMW Apollo by Mehmet Doruk Erdem is Made to Set Speed Records
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38
Monocoque Glamping Trailers
Monocoque Glamping Trailers
The Nest Caravan Has a Fully Accessorized Interior
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37
Autonomous Electric Vehicles
Autonomous Electric Vehicles
The Chevrolet FNR Concept Appeals to Young Chinese Consumers
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36
Transfixing Laser Bike Lights
Transfixing Laser Bike Lights
The &B Laser Beam Light Casts Colors, Patterns and Logos on the Road
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35
Futuristic Three-Wheelers
Futuristic Three-Wheelers
These Yamaha 3-Wheeler Prototypes Tease at Future Vehicles
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34
Upgraded 90s Motorcycles
Upgraded 90s Motorcycles
The Honda CB750 Cafe by Rebellion of the Machines is a Retro Refresh
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33
Converted Camper Vans
Converted Camper Vans
This Volkswagen T6 Has Been Transformed into a Versatile Mobile Camper
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32
Sand Racer Vehicles
Sand Racer Vehicles
The Zarooq Auto is Designed to Effortlessly Trudge Through Desert Terrain
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31
Single-Wheel Electric Scooters
Single-Wheel Electric Scooters
The Moto Pogo is Equipped With Regenerative Braking
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30
Lightweight Supercars
Lightweight Supercars
The Falcon F7 Features an Aluminum and Carbon Fiber Chassis
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29
Luxury Car Lounge Concepts
Luxury Car Lounge Concepts
The Volvo Lounge Console Includes a Luxury Footrest and TV Screen
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28
Retro-Futuristic Cars
Retro-Futuristic Cars
The DS21 Renaissance by Slimane Toubal is a Concept Inspired by Citroen DS
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27
Custom Luxury Minibuses
Custom Luxury Minibuses
Lexani Motorcars Turns a Mercedes Sprinter Van into a Gold-Plated Ride
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26
Chainless Folding Bikes
Chainless Folding Bikes
The JIVR Folding Bike Reduces Clutter with a Chainless Design
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25
Detachable Superyacht Designs
Detachable Superyacht Designs
Studio Pastrovich's X R-Evolution Features Pods That Separate
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24
Submarine-Carried Islands
Submarine-Carried Islands
This Man-Made Island of Luxury Floats Atop the Roofs of Submarines
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23
Motorcycle Bicycle Hybrids
Motorcycle Bicycle Hybrids
This Retro Moped Combines an Electric Scooter and a Pedal Bike
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22
Infinity Pool Yachts
Infinity Pool Yachts
This Super-Yacht is Perfectly Symmetrical & Has a Pool Within the Ocean
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21
Triple Expansion Campers
Triple Expansion Campers
The 3X by BeauEr Expands Three Sizes in Under One Minute
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20
Amphibious Private Jets
Amphibious Private Jets
This Personal Airplane Can Fold into a Trailer and is Spin-Resistant
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19
Rugged All-Terrain Motorcycles
Rugged All-Terrain Motorcycles
The Vagabund BMW R100R Bike Offers Luxury Off-Road Driving
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18
Spherical Drone Docks
Spherical Drone Docks
Pylons Dronairports Would Serve as Charging Stations and Safe Storage
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17
Revolutionary Auto Announcements
Revolutionary Auto Announcements
The Mercedes Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion Concept Stuns at CES
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16
Mobile Eatery Concepts
Mobile Eatery Concepts
The Peugeot Food Truck Converts into a Pop-Up Restaurant
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15
Gold-Plated Supercars
Gold-Plated Supercars
This Lamborghini Aventador Roadster Celebrates Qatar Day in Dubai
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14
Luxury Observation Yachts
Luxury Observation Yachts
Lujac Desautel's Amazing Yacht Design Presents Unobstructed Vistas
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13
Rugged Expedition Vehicles
Rugged Expedition Vehicles
The EX 366 Can Navigate Any Terrain
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12
$1 Million SUVs
$1 Million SUVs
The Mercedes-Benz G63 is Further Fortified by Armored Vehicle Company Inkas Group
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11
Eco Jumbo Jets
Eco Jumbo Jets
The Progress Eagle Aircraft Seats 800 and Employs Sustainable Energy
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10
Futuristic Concept Caravans
Futuristic Concept Caravans
This Knaus Tabbert Creation Uses the Latest Construction Technology
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9
Enclosed Snowmobiles
Enclosed Snowmobiles
The Snow Crawler is a Futuristic Concept Powered by an Electric Drive System
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8
Electric Fat Bikes
Electric Fat Bikes
The Fantic Seven Days is the First Urban Electric Fat Bikes
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7
Luxury Camper Vans
Luxury Camper Vans
The Horizon Mercedes Multi Concept Lets You Camp In Style
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6
Customized Electric Bikes
Customized Electric Bikes
Deus Ex Machina's Collaboration Creates a Vintage-Themed Electric Bike
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5
Compact Driverless Cars
Compact Driverless Cars
This Autonomous Smart Car Paves the Way for Safe Vehicular Transportation
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4
Slide-Out Camper Modules
Slide-Out Camper Modules
The Bett Mobil Slides In To Volkswagen Multivans.
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3
Off-Road Suspension Skateboards
Off-Road Suspension Skateboards
The Gila Board Has Fully Adjustable Independent Suspension
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2
Futuristic Electric Bicycles
Futuristic Electric Bicycles
Società Piemontese Automobili Designs a Modern and Minimalist Concept
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1
Shipping Container Food Trucks
Shipping Container Food Trucks
This Company Sells Wood Oven Pizza from a Converted Truck
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