9 conceptual «XXI century cars" comes from 1950
• 9 concept "cars of the XXI century" comes from the 1950
The beginning of the XXI century has brought us a lot of new things. Despite this, the technological progress of mankind today was not as "radical", as we would back in the 90s. How did the people coming century in the middle of the XX century, can be seen on the concept car created.
1. Lincoln Futura
The concept car Lincoln Futura was developed by Lincoln. A car was assembled manually Italian Ghia in 1954 for the Ford Motor Company. Because of its unusual design, the car participated in several television projects. One of the biggest projects is the TV series "Batman", for which on the basis of Futura created a "Batmobile".
2. GM Firebird II
Concept GM Firebird II is a prominent representative of how designers and engineers of General Motors in the late 50-ies of the last century tried to imagine the car of the future. I positioned this bizarre monster as a family car. All modifications, including the following, were designed for four people.
3. Ford X-2000
Car Ford X-2000 was designed by Alex Tremilisom. The exterior design of the car was inspired by the alien saucers that are used in the 50s extremely popular on American TV. Designer himself claimed that this is what will have to look the car in the XXI century.
4. Cadillac LaSalle II
This car was created in 1955. Among the unusual cars, this concept is perhaps the most "ordinary". However, it should be noted his "dwarf" dimensions.
5. GM Le Sabre
Double convertible GM Le Sabre was established in 1951 and became a bright combination of conceptual and common elements in its design. It gets along well back "fins" on the body typical of cars 50 with the "airplane" panoramic windscreen. However, the main feature of this car GM hiding "under the hood". For the first time in its history, GM established a gearbox in the rear.
6. Cadillac Cyclone
Car Cadillac Cyclone was the last "drimkarom" created under the legendary car designer Harley Earl. The car completed the entire concepts of the era and its "air" design obviously absorbed the atmosphere of space exploration 50-60s. Car was created in 1959.
7. Ford Nucleon
In addition to space exploration, 40-60-ies of XX century, "distinguished" the desire of mankind to the development of the atom. Find "atom" would not only military, but also civilian use. Through such endeavors was born the concept Ford Nucleon - the first vehicle on a miniature nuclear reactor. No such machine, for obvious reasons, have not been produced.
8. Alfa Romeo BAT 9
Car Alfa Romeo BAT 9 was developed as the car with the lowest aerodynamic drag. For all time has been developed several models of BAT: 5, 7 and 9. Most of these beauties, and remained on the drawing board, but elements of their design, as well as some of the technical solutions, the engineers then began to apply to other cars. BAT ninth model was the most successful by eliminating a whole set of "radical" design.
9. Pontiac Club de Mer
Car Pontiac Club de Mer was not only futuristic in design, but also one of GM's most powerful engines. This enabled the concept set in the 50s speed record, albeit among other concepts.