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Toyota Concept Runs off Pollution

2057 Biomobile

— October 17, 2007 — Autos
Toyota has released images of the Biomobile Concept car, a very futuristic vehicle with incredible capabilities.

Unlike cars of today, the 2057 Toyota will run off of pollution, rather than emit it.

"The Biomobile extracts pollution from the air to utilize as an energy source, though we're unclear as to what the byproduct of that process is - more pollution? Like many entrants for 2007 LA Auto Show Design Challenge, the Biomobile is also able to change form. It's maleable structure is able to contract and extend to create a low-slung performance car, upright urban commuter or even a living space. And check out those wheels, which Toyota says are made out of nano-lasers."

The BioMobile looks like some kind of Transformer meets Alien hybrid, but the sleek shape becomes appealingly majestical when I concentrate on the alternate image of robotified Panthers it evokes.

The dark steely images are infused with blasts of electric neon colours, which are meant to represent the wheels made of nano-lasers! This concept is a real treat for the eye, and unforgettable for anyone whose seen it.

Unfortunately, the design is still only in a sketched stage, but the great technology of computer graphics help paint a very vivid image.
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