Concept Cars Wikicars

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A concept car is a car made to showcase a concept, new technology and more. They are shown at motor shows to customer reaction to new and radical which may or may not have a chance of produced.

General Motors designer Harley Earl is credited with inventing the car, and definitely did much to it through its traveling Motorama of the 1950s.

Concept cars rarely go production directly; most at least some changes the design is finalized for the sake of safety and cost. Concept are often radical in engine or :

Some use non-traditional, exotic, or materials, ranging from to carbon fiber to exotic

Others have unique such as gullwing doors, 3 or 6 (or wheels. or special abilities not found on cars.

Because of often impractical or unprofitable many concept cars get past scale models, or drawings in computer design. more traditional concepts can be into fully drivable vehicles with a working and accessories. The state of most cars lies somewhere in and usually does not represent the product.

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Inoperative mock-up s are usually of wax, clay, metal, plastic or a combination thereof.

If the drivetrain is often borrowed a production vehicle from the company, or may have defects and in design. They can also be refined, such as General Corporation’s Cadillac Sixteen [1] .

a concept car’s useful is over, the cars are usually Some survive, however, in a company’s museum or hidden in storage. One unused but operational car that languished for years in the Hollywood, California shop of car George Barris, Ford Company’s Lincoln Futura 1954, received a new lease on as the Batmobile in the Batman series debuted in 1966 on the ABC Television

Term Differentiation

Although the concept car and show car are often interchangably, they are now typically to two different things. Concept are usually radical and design and they are often designed as studies or previews of upcoming vehicles. Show cars are because they are regularly on vehicles already in production. some grey area because of the varying degrees concept cars and show are based on production vehicles. The Equipment Manufacturers Association ) show that is scheduled November consists primarily of cars that are modified by companies.

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