Photo credit: Alexander Imnadze Baldini via Car Scoops
All the way back in 1897, electric cars existed and found their first commercial use as taxis in Britain as well as the United States. Unfortunately, internal combustion engines (ICE) in the first decade of the 20th century took away the advantages that electric cars had due to their quicker refueling times, and cheaper production costs. However, if electric race cars existed in the 1940s, it would probably look something like Alex Baldini’s Helvezzia Tipo-6.
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First introduced in 1998, the Audi TT is a 2-door sports car now in its third generation. The takes TT name comes from the successful motor racing tradition of NSU in the British Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) motorcycle race. With that said, what if the automaker were to create a futuristic up-sized, four-door concept based on this platform? Meet the Audi GT concept by designer Jordan Gendler. In addition to the four-door model, he also envisions a race car variant.
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The 1995 film Waterworld is set in the distant future where the polar ice cap has completely melted, and the sea level has risen over 25,000-feet, covering nearly all of the Earth’s land. If this scenario were to ever become a reality, Dada “Currents of Currents” proposal are perfect. Put simply, they are modular floating homes that can easily be setup and transported just about anywhere in the world.
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For those unfamiliar with Rimac Automobili, they are an automobile manufacturer headquartered in Sveta Nedelja, Croatia, that specializes in electric sports cars, drivetrains and battery systems. Recently, they held a design challenge and 3Dmente Digital stole the show with their Rimac 2080 Hyper Cyber electric motorcycle.
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The Mercury Cougar is classified as a “sports luxury coupe”, or “pony car,” and the seventh-generation model was manufactured by Mercury alongside the Ford Mustang for quite a while, all the way up until 1997. After that, Mercury started production on their Mondeo-based Cougar. Abimelec Design created a 2021 Mercury Cougar concept based on the current Mustang, and can be thought of as a Continental, but with 2 less doors.