Concept cars are a chance for car makers to prove themselves as original, forward thinking, and industry leaders in innovation. Think of a concept car show as a fashion catwalk, except with more metal, oil and rubber. Actually, probably about the same amount of rubber.
With tough competition every year to create thrilling new concept cars, it will come as no surprise that designers occasionally succumb to the pressure, go a bit loopy, and end up proudly presenting their gleaming new design to a chorus of laughter.
Below, Vertu Lease Cars have compiled a list of the most baffling concept cars that, thankfully, never made it to production. Prepare yourself, it’s going to get weird.
By Dan Hackett