Maserati Boomerang

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The Maserati Boomerang is undoubtably one of the most important concept cars of the 20th century, it’s revolutionary wedge shape would go on to influence automobile designers for decades to come, and it would become the de facto shape for almost all supercars from the decade of its introduction onwards. Designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro, the…

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Tesla Model M

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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

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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

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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

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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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1984 Bugatti Type 105

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The Bugatti type 105 was the last attempt to restart the company by Roland Bugatti and its road cars. An attempt to create the first digital super car, it featured extensive computer assists and software to keep the car in control.

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Monowheel Tank

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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

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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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audio jar by Sarah Pease Design

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Any audiophile will tell you that speakers are everything. Up until now though, it hasn’t been possible to make speakers out of anything. These glass jar speakers by designer Sarah Pease are made using the open source speaker design..

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The Old School Icon Alliance Project

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Last month we began talking to Icon Motosports and Old School Helmets about a unique new project, we wanted to take steps to solve a dilemma facing safety conscious, vintage motorcycle enthusiasts. Specifically, the fact that it’s currently impossible to buy a retro full face helmet that passes any international helmet certification standard.

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