Archive for November 6th, 2009

Vestige – a Green-car Concept Design Proposed for Aston Martin

November 6th, 2009

futuristic-vestige-for-aston-martinThis is a design offer for Astor Martin, featuring the representative scarab wings. Its design is close to that of Khepri, the Egyptian God.

The vehicle boasts an exclusive outlook, representing the fusion of sleek metallic body and black tinted roof. One more interesting feature is the vehicles wonderful rims.

It is worth mentioning that Vestige includes four electric motors and a rather powerful Wankel engine, featuring supercharging abilities. » Read more: Vestige – a Green-car Concept Design Proposed for Aston Martin

Solar-powered MINILUX Vehicle for Leisure Purposes

November 6th, 2009

minilux-solar-powered-concept-car-backMINILUX is a concept car that aims urban dwellers that use their vehicles mostly when they have free time, using other means of transport during the day. The concept was designed by Jukka Rautiainen and its key feature is the ability to harvest solar energy by using high-efficiency photovoltaic panels. The driver can pug the vehicle in to a domestic or public access point, thus providing two ways of charging the batteries. If driven across Central Europe and the east coast of the United States, the car would run 9,000 miles a year on solar energy, while in sunny regions like California and Australia MINILUX would be able to achieve a solar powered range of 16,000 miles. » Read more: Solar-powered MINILUX Vehicle for Leisure Purposes