Tesla Model M

Tesla Model M

The Tesla Model M is a new motorcycle concept being shown here on Silodrome exclusively thanks to well-known designer Jans Slapins, the man who created the very popular Lamborghini Rat Rod and BMW Urban Racer concepts. Jans specialises in creating vehicles that are right on the edge of what is possible, and while it’s unlikely…

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BMW Urban Racer

BMW Motorcycle 1

Jans Slapins is a 3D modeller who specialises in creating unique, highly detailed automotive prototypes like the futuristic BMW motorcycle you see here. His most recent creation was a Lamborghini rat rod that went on to become a viral sensation, going so far as to be featured on Top Gear and in car magazines around…

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The Three-Wheeler by Castle Three

Castle Three Car New

The Castle Three Motor Co. made a name for itself in the late 1910s and early 1920s as the primary competitor for The Morgan Motor Co. in the 3-wheeled car category. Castle Three produced advanced 3-wheelers powered by 4-cylinder, water-cooled engines – as they were classed as “Cyclecars” they were much cheaper to run due…

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Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force Concept

Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force Concept

The world of 4x4s is considerably more staid when it comes to design than their smaller 2×4 road based counterparts. Boxy, solid designs tend to be favoured for serious, non-Soccer Mom off-road duties and when designers get all inspired and create something a little curvy, they can actually send the company out of business (a la Hummer).

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Monowheel Tank

Monowheel Tank

Okay so in the grand scheme of things this invention seems a little mad. It’s also incredibly cool and if it actually worked it’d be revolutionary, but the inventor’s claim that he hit 100mph and managed 280 miles per gallon in his test monowheel does seem a little far fetched. As does his claim that…

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1970 Giugiaro Porsche Tapiro

1970 Giugiaro Porsche Tapiro

1970 saw Giorgetto Giugiaro of Ital Design reveal his 4th concept car, the 1970 Giugiaro Porsche Tapiro. The car was designed with double gull-wing doors and was based on the Porsche 914 chassis using the same 2.4 litre flat-6 producing 220 bhp and 7200 rpm.

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