Some go nowhere, but other concept cars really point to the future. We take stock of the most interesting and influential ones ever made
Too often, the term ‘concept car’ is now used to describe a thinly veiled production model that’s about to hit showrooms.
But it wasn’t always like that; there was a time when the description was reserved for the most cutting-edge designs that showed just how fertile an imagination could be.
Here we take a look at more than eight decades of some of the most forward-thinking, influential concept cars ever created, but even with 10 times as many entries we could only ever hope to scratch the surface.
DATE PUBLISHED: 19 October 2021