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28 Ridiculous Concept Cars

From Voice-Driven Vehicles to Windowless Autos

— May 19, 2011 — Autos
Concept cars, by definition, are often unrealistic. They are usually developed as a showpiece for car shows and are used to measure the feelings of auto-enthusiasts on new technologies or the styling of vehicles. Despite the pragmatic use for concept cars, it seems that many are built for showing off new technology and garnering the car company attention rather than preparing consumers for the new wave of vehicles.

In this collection of some of the strangest (and perhaps coolest) concept cars, you'll see sun-powered concepts, voice-controlled cars and even an electrically powered, windowless concept car.

My personal favorite concept car is the Vacation Concept Car, which is charged by four electric motors that are charged by an on-board battery. It carries up to four people (and their surfboards), and seems perfect for a day at a the beach.
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Sailboat Concept Cars
Sailboat Concept Cars
Ippei Iwahara's Kazaguruma Uses Wind Power to Zip Around the City
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Bourbon-Powered Automobiles
Bourbon-Powered Automobiles
The Nissan Nilsson is Inspired by 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'
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Lit Up Luxury Cars
Lit Up Luxury Cars
The Inifity Etherea Concept Vehicle Will Wow Audiences at the Auto Show
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Sleek Electric Concept Cars
Sleek Electric Concept Cars
The Nissan ESFLOW EV is a Vehicle that Will Make You Feel Fly
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Voice-Driven Concept Cars
Voice-Driven Concept Cars
The Fiat Eye Uses Voice Commands to Shift Gears and Steer
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Windowless Concept Cars
Windowless Concept Cars
The Porsche Sebring Spyder is for Minimalist Auto Enthusiasts
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Windmill-Wheeled Concept Cars
Windmill-Wheeled Concept Cars
Ventile From Thierry Dumaine Uses Wind Energy to Provide Power
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Pinwheel Concept Cars
Pinwheel Concept Cars
The Streamlined Renault Captur Will Catch Flight
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Sun-Shielding Pod Cars
Sun-Shielding Pod Cars
The Kalos Concept Car is Designed for a World With No Ozone
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Covert Concept Cars
Covert Concept Cars
First Spy Photos of the Peugeot H1 Concept Car Caught in Iceland
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Frameless Concept Cars
Frameless Concept Cars
The Updated Audi E-Tron Spyder is Ultra-Futuristic
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Vacationing Concept Cars
Vacationing Concept Cars
The LM Hawaii is an Eco-Friendly Beach Cruiser
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Bobsled Concept Cars
Bobsled Concept Cars
The Xscape 2030 Would be Perfect for a 'Cool Runnings' Remake
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Fold-Up Pod Cars
Fold-Up Pod Cars
The Foow Concept Car Makes Squeezing into Tight Parking Spaces Easy
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Pill-Shaped Concept Cars
Pill-Shaped Concept Cars
The Vertical Concept Car is Designed Without Doorhandles
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Racer-Inspired Eco Autos
Racer-Inspired Eco Autos
The purEonic Concept Car is Designed for the Track
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Sun-Powered Concept Cars
Sun-Powered Concept Cars
The Renault Kidma Transports and Protects
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Single-Seater Concept Cars
Single-Seater Concept Cars
Lynx Concept Car Design by Daniel Toma
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Compact Cubic Cars
Compact Cubic Cars
The Designer of the Kinetia Cuboy Concept Thought Inside the Box
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Old World Eco-Coupes
Old World Eco-Coupes
The Imperia GP Mixes 20th Century Style With 21st Century Technology
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Futuristic Family Cars
Futuristic Family Cars
The Mazda Shinari Concept Car is Sure to Impress
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Aggressively Futuristic Roadsters
Aggressively Futuristic Roadsters
The Chevrolet Miray Unveiled During the 2011 Seoul Motor Show
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85-Year-Old Concept Cars
85-Year-Old Concept Cars
The 1926 Rolls Royce 10EX is a Historical Concept Car Up for Auction
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Cute Compact Convertibles
Cute Compact Convertibles
The Smart ForSpeed Concept Lets You Feel the Wind in Your Hair
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Eco Urban Chariots
Eco Urban Chariots
The Litty Electric Car is a Concept that Values Agility and Sustainability
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Captivating Concept Cars
Captivating Concept Cars
The Gillette Guide to Rad Rides
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Pollution-Cleaning Vehicles
Pollution-Cleaning Vehicles
Viera Keeps Air Clean Through an Air Purification System
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Unrestrained Car Concepts
Unrestrained Car Concepts
The Michelin Design Challenge 2011 Shows the Future of Transportation
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