Posts Tagged ‘futuristic’

Hyundai Aebulle – Three-Wheel Electric Car That Offers High Mobility and Safety

May 13th, 2010

This futuristic Hyundai Aebulle Concept was designed by a talented student from the Art Center College of Design, CA. Shane Baxley’s three-wheel car is meant to keep the driver as safe as a butterfly feels while in a cocoon.

It would be interesting to note that Baxley was inspired by the European Peacock Butterfly cocoon. Due to its unique design, the vehicle can show the mobility of a motorcycle, while providing a safe ride for the driver.

The car leans when turning at corners due to the fact that its front set of wheel is mounted on a separate swing arm. » Read more: Hyundai Aebulle – Three-Wheel Electric Car That Offers High Mobility and Safety

The Halbo – All-Electric Bike Designed for BMW

April 15th, 2010

Designed specially for the famous German car/bike-maker BMW, the Halbo represents a concept of an eco-friendly bike of the future, boasting the use of high-end technologies and nice design.

The main goal of designer Pierre Yohanes Lubis was to create an electric bike that would allow its driver to run easily in the busy traffic. » Read more: The Halbo – All-Electric Bike Designed for BMW

Audi E/0 – Futuristic All-Electric Car for Stylish Women

March 19th, 2010

Constantine Taranov is the author of this futuristic car design designed for Audi.

The eco-friendly vehicle is called Audi E/0 and it was designed for women who are into fashion and who intend to spend most part of their life in a crowded city.

The name of the car indicates that it can be used in two different modes, based on the region where it is used. The car can separate into module “E”, which is the main one, and module “0.” The former is meant to be used to travel to a charging station in order to refill, while the latter can be used to continue the journey. » Read more: Audi E/0 – Futuristic All-Electric Car for Stylish Women

Hornet – Electric Superbike that Balances Gyroscopically

March 17th, 2010

Designed by Liam Ferguson, the Hornet is the winning project of the prestigious Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC) competition.

The futuristic superbike generates power using its 74hp (kW) hydrogen fuel-cell six-phase Neodymium-Iron (Nd-Fe) electric motors incorporated in the bike’s giant wheel.

The motors allow the Hornet to reach the top speed of 235km/h. » Read more: Hornet – Electric Superbike that Balances Gyroscopically

Hydrogen-Powered BMW Bike Concept

February 24th, 2010

This BMW concept bike is anything but usual, not only because it boasts a nice design but also due to the fact that it is hydrogen powered.

The concept was designed by a number of students from the ISD of Valenciennes, France, with the goal of attempting to envision the future of motorbikes in a green environment.

Arik Schwarz, Benoit Czyz, Charles Edouard Berche, and Vincent Montreuil named their creation BMW HP Kunst. » Read more: Hydrogen-Powered BMW Bike Concept

Zeus – Stunning Eco-friendly Supercar

January 27th, 2010

zeus-electric-concept-carAccording to some designers, if all eco-friendly cars had a better design, the car-makers could register much better sales. One of such designers is the Portugal-based Joao Miguel Dias, who designed a “green” concept car and called it Zeus.

His car incorporates an electric engine hidden inside an aesthetically attractive body. Besides its good looks, the car is also very functional, allowing, for instance, the driver to enter the car in three different ways. The doors can open up to 50 degrees. » Read more: Zeus – Stunning Eco-friendly Supercar

GRIDCharger – Electric Car that Can Power Your Home

January 25th, 2010

gridcharger-eco-friendly-supercarThe GRIDCharger is the brainchild of designer Robert Marvin, who decided to create a futuristic high-performance family car that would run silently and on green energy.

The vehicle has four electric motors with one in each wheel. It would be interesting to note that the motors include a regenerative braking system, which is used to generate power each time the driver applies the brakes. » Read more: GRIDCharger – Electric Car that Can Power Your Home

Futuristic Audi Concept Running on Bio-diesel

December 25th, 2009

concept-car-for-audi-bio-dieselThis revolutionary Audi concept was designed by Malgorzata Hop, who thought about creating a vehicle that would use a completely new eco-friendly technology.

This car includes two comfortable wheels. Having a low ground clearance and being rather wide, the vehicle resembles a motorcycle. » Read more: Futuristic Audi Concept Running on Bio-diesel

Hyperion 2097 – Green Car that Reaches 300mph

December 15th, 2009

2097-hyperion-futuristic-eco-friendly-carAccording to its designer Christiaan Sidell, this concept car was created for the year 2097. The eco-friendly vehicle is dubbed Hyperion – one of Saturn’s moons. The name refers to the fact that the futuristic design of this car makes it looks like it came from another world.

The body of the single-seater car is completely symmetrical, which makes the car appear stylish and reduces the drag. Hyperion’s wheels are hidden inside the body of the vehicle, which also reduces the drag when the car reaches high speeds. The heart of the vehicle is a hydrogen fuel cell. » Read more: Hyperion 2097 – Green Car that Reaches 300mph

Rural Concept Runs on Hydrogen and Solar Power

December 10th, 2009

rural-concept-car-hydrogen-solar-power This concept car was designed by Matt Bradbury, who though about integrating a hybrid system within this eco-friendly vehicle. Such system is expected to considerably improve the car’s performance.

The hybrid system runs on electricity and hydrogen fuel cells. Thus the Rural Concept represents a model that generates zero emissions while driving at high speeds.

Its chassis is made of carbon fiber. The Rural Vehicle features adaptable solar cells that the driver can rotate to harness maximum solar energy by tracking the sun. Its solar panels convey the power to the in-wheel electric motors that make the car move. » Read more: Rural Concept Runs on Hydrogen and Solar Power