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L.A. Auto Show's Alt-Fuel Future Cars

by Reverend_Danger   October 21, 2008 at 7:31PM  |  Views: 609

The L.A. Auto Show holds an annual contest for the top designers in the industry to come up with crazy concept cars (henceforth CCCs) in an attempt to cast a spy camera into the soupy aether of the future.  So, they did that, and the spy camera landed, and it turns out the future is going to be totally friggin’ sweet.

One reason is sex robots, but another, better reason (and the focus of this post) is the radically innovative race cars we’ll be watching in footage that has to be slowed down for our human eyes to see it.  Unless we have cool terminator eyes by then. 

Below are two of my selections from the contests entrants that I found worth noting.  The criteria I used was “which are bitchinest?”  Here are the answers:

Mitsubishi Motors MMR25

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The Mitsubishi MMR25 swings both all ways. See those funny looking treads? They’re omnidirectional tires, and they’d allow this particular vehicle to spin and slide around while maintaining a steady course through a turn – imagine a drift race except that all the way around the corners the racers are just spinning donuts at speed.  Also, they’re in snow.  And probably listening to Motorhead.

Volkswagen Bio Runner

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Steering wheels are for suckers. The Bio Runner has direct electrical connections to your hands and feet.  It’s like friggin' Robot Jox, but in car form.  But that’s boring.  It also has a mini helicopter that follows you like in a video game so you know exactly what the orientation of your future vehicle is.

THE DAILY FOUR