Artist Documents The Best License Plates That People Have Spotted On Cars

There’s something about vanity license plates that can cause a severe case of eye-roll; this person refuses to make do with a random assortment of letters and numbers like the rest of us and insists on making a statement. “Oh, look at me everybody!” Well not always. While some use the opportunity to promote themselves, their wealth and their lack of class...

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“Don’t Let Traffic Change You”: Brilliant Ad Posters To Avoid Road Rage

With the concept ‘Don’t let traffic change you’, the ads created for Detran/RN (Rio Grande do Norte’s Traffic Department), represent, by a metaphoric way, the drivers’ changing of behaviour on their majority, when they enter a vehicle. h/t: adsoftheworld Print advertisement created by Executiva Propaganda, Brazil for Detran-RN, within the category:

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1938 Phantom Corsair: The Regret Of A Car Ahead Of Its Time

The Phantom Corsair is a prototype automobile built in 1938. It is a six-passenger 2-door sedan that was designed by Rust Heinz of the H. J. Heinz family and Maurice Schwartz of the Bohman & Schwartz coachbuilding company in Pasadena, California. h/t: vintag.es Rust Heinz planned to put the Phantom Corsair, which cost approximately $24,000 to produce in 1938 (equivalent to about $418...

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A Car For The Jet Age: Cool Pics Of The 1956 Oldsmobile Golden Rocket

The 1950s was a rememberred decade in many things. From the boom of culture and fashion to the unique inventions of cars, especially the 1956 Oldsmobile Golden Rocket. The Oldsmobile Golden Rocket was a two-seater show car built by Oldsmobile for the 1956 General Motors Motorama. The radically styled fiberglass concept, designed to resemble a rocket on wheels, was revised several times and...

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1964 General Motors Bison Concept: The Future Looked So Awesome!

The General Motors Bison Concept debuted at the 1964 New York World’s Fair, but to little fanfare. That same show was dominated by the debut of the Ford Mustang. This turbine-powered concept was quickly forgotten and that’s a shame because the General Motors Bison Concept was an outstanding looking truck. h/t: tfltruck Featuring a tilt-forward canopy, four-wheel steering and a GT-309 turbine power...

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Amazing Photos Of 1974 Lamborghini Bravo Concept, The Dream-Car That Never Made It Into Production

Lamborghini Bravo – Bertone design you can’t buy, Why? Because only two have been made in 1974. The Lamborghini Bravo was not just a concept car designed by Marcello Gandini at Bertone for Lamborghini, but also a fully functional pre-production prototype. h/t: vintag.es It was presented for the first time at the 1974 Turin Motor Show, the Lamborghini Bravo was intended to be a two-seater V8...

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1969 Chevrolet Astro III Concept

Car designer Bill Mitchell’s breathtaking 1967 Astro I styling study enabled his designers to explore the boundaries between beauty and low-drag forms. At less than three feet high, it was the lowest concept model ever created by GM design, so low that passengers had to use elevator seats to get in and out. A touch of a flush release pad caused the canopy to rise electrically.

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The Future Ain’t The Same As It Used To Be

New work from Chris Labrooy. The irreverent meets the sublime in this animated short film that follows an all star automotive cast from around the world. Elegant british classics mixed with Inflatable german auto’s and chopped up American metal. More: Instagram h/t:

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1988 Bertone Lamborghini Genesis: Concept We Forgot

The Bertone Genesis or sometimes referred to as the Lamborghini Genesis was a Bertone designed concept car using Lamborghini parts. It was first displayed to the public at the 1988 Turin Auto Show. The Genesis is a five-door minivan and features gull-wing doors in the front and sliding doors at the back. It was powered by the same 455 bhp (339 kW) 5.2 L V12 engine found in the Lamborghini Countach...

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This 1958’s General Motors Firebird III Looks Like A Future Spaceship

The Firebird III was by far the most intriguing and influential of the Motorama Firebirds. Built in 1958, it was the only member of the Firebird trio to have any direct impact on the design of General Motors production vehicles. The 1959 Cadillac featured some of the Firebird III’s surface development and its severe rocker panel tuck-under. The 1961 Caddy picked up the Firebird’.

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