Concepts Tag Archive

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Road Edition

McLaren release first image of the new F1-inspired BP23

Named the BP23 (Bespoke Project 2, 3 seats), this teaser image shows (sort of) “the world’s first Hyper-GT” from a bird’s-eye view, suggesting the iconic three-seat layout found in the The McLaren F1 road car.  Continue Reading

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Road Edition

Mercedes-AMG confirms F1-engined hypercar

The early sketch was revealed at the Paris Motorshow, and the the hybrid hypercar will use the engine and electric motor systems from its title-winning F1 car. This is the street car with a Formula 1 engine – and it won’t be watered-down. Continue Reading

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Architecture

Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is set to have another dome in it’s skyline

You may have spotted the dome structure in the Montreal skyline during the Canadian Grand Prix in aerial shots of the back straight. Well, there is about to be a second one. New York-based studio Dror have designed a second dome concept to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Expo 67 (World’s Fair) which took place in Montréal, in 1967.  Continue Reading

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Concept cars

Goodyear reveals spherical tyres for self-driving cars. The future of F1?

American manufacturer Goodyear has unveiled a concept for a “visionary” sphere-shaped tyre that could make driverless cars safer and smoother to run. The concept for the Eagle-360 tyres is on show at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, and designed specifically for self-driving vehicles. Continue Reading

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Road Edition

The McLaren P1 GTR design concept with 1000 horsepower

Two decades after the introduction of the McLaren F1 GTR, the covers have been pulled off the McLaren P1 GTR design concept during the pebble beach concours d’elegance event in california. Continue Reading

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Art + Design

Infiniti Eau Rouge Q50 Concept is going to be one powerful beast

Ask any F1 driver their favourite corner, and nine times out of ten they will say Eau Rouge at Spa Francorchamps. So what better name for Infiniti to name their latest concept. Johan de Nysschen, President of Infiniti, remarked “I think our engineers have been waiting for a project like this.” Continue Reading

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Concept cars

Caterham AeroSeven Concept inspired by Formula 1

British specialist sportscar manufacturer Caterham has unveiled the brand new AeroSeven Concept. Underpinning the AeroSeven concept is an updated version of the company’s Seven CSR platform and some borrowed technology, courtesy of the Caterham F1 team. Continue Reading

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Road Edition

Renault Twizy Sport F1 concept

Renault gets creative and ambitious with its latest efforts to realize a a souped-up electric city car. The Twizy Sport F1 is designed to crank up the performance of your average electric car with its kinetic energy recovery system (KERS), similar to that used in its formula 1 race cars. Continue Reading

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