As a kid I loved cars. I subscribed to magazines like Car and Driver, Motor Trend and Automobile. One of my favorite things to read about in these magazines was the concept cars; cars that may or may not ever get made. Sometimes concept cars are testing new technology and sometimes a new design. While many, if not most, concept vehicles don’t wind up on the road, pieces of them do.
There are so many ultra-sleek, attractive concept cars from companies like Lamborghini, Lexus, Ferrari, Aston Martin… you get the picture. But then there are the other concept cars. The weird ones. The ugly ones. The ones that makes you ask, “Why?” Those are what you’re about to feast your eyes on below. Even though they are
Extra Terrestrial Vehicle
Here’s a custom car built by a guy named Mike Vetter that sold on eBay in September of 2014. It came equipped with some nice extras including air-adjustable suspension (to handle speed bumps and steep driveways), remote operated Lamborghini-style doors and front and rear-mounted cameras. Horsepower clocks in at 270.
Just one glance at this unusual vehicle and you can tell that it was meant to maximize a driver’s visibility. The concept was designed to operate in multiple modes depending on the situation. There’s an energy-saving mode, a standard driving mode ...