Concept Diamond Car, Made in China

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Loading...This concept car is not your daily ultra supercar, but rather a vehicle for the middle class man or woman. It’s an unnamed ride for now, but it uses a neat system that shifts the car’s main body to the travelling direction.

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The Diamond Car behaves like a motorcycle, specially in corners, where it balances the centrifugal force by leaning its main structure to the side. Quite a car for tech-obsessed geeks, not that it’s a bad thing…

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[via Dvice]

BMW GINA Light Visionary Model Concept Supercar Finally Revealed

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Loading...Talk about futuristic design… the supercar you can see below is the GINA concept, coming straight from the bright minds of the BMW people. GINA is short for “Geometry and Function in ‘N’ Adaptations”, which according to Autoblog means that both the original BMW team and the folks of BMW Group DesignworksUSA worked on this beauty.

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GINA’s outer skin is made out of textile fabric, wrapped around a metallic frame and carbon fiber wires. Add to that a neat skeleton controlled by electro-hydraulic devices and the means to change shape beneath the car’s skin. Want an example? GINA’s headlights can be hidden or exposed, depending on the way the car’s skin is set.

This vehicle resembles the Z4 Roadster quite a lot and GINA features doors that open in a semi-scissor pattern without the use of hinges. Be sure to check out the video below in order to understand that we’re dealing with the future of automotive design right here.

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[via Autoblog]