Did you know that apart from the normal cars we drive everyday we have cars that are as small as a chair, cars that could fly, and ones that are made out of fabrics? Yes they exist very much not in Mars but here in this world itself.You might not know much of the concept and unique cars as most of us only know flying cars, cars with the highest mileage, or car companies like Tesla. But there are also some cars with unique features and designs you might barely know. Have a look at some of them.
Peel 50 – Tiniest Car
Peel 50 is the tiniest car in the world (Guinness World Record) to go into production. Just 54 inches long and 39 inches wide, this car makes the smart car looks like SUV when compared. This car could go upto 37 miles per hour at top speed. Bizarrely, this vehicle does not include reverse option and drivers themselves should tow, life or push it into a narrow space. The car is not worth buying; however gives a mileage of 100 miles per gallon.
This tiny car was formerly sold at a price point of $300, which is now available through auction at a price point of $120000. This vehicle is taken as the tiniest expensive antique vehicle. The car production was ceased in 1965, resumed in 2010.
BMW GINA – Made out of Fabrics
GINA is the topmost fabric designed shape-shifting concept car. With the group of amazing engineers and concept makers, this sports car is made out of flexible, man-made, water-resistant fabric known as polyurethane-coated Spandex. This helps GINA to outstand high and low temperature without shrinking or swelling.
The name GINA came out of ‘Geometry and functions In N Adaptations’. When the butterfly door opens, the fabrics exterior stretches; giving the clear picture of car’s engine. This car is yet to be mass produced and now is in ‘concept car’ class.
Amphibious Lamborghini – Ride on Water
Who would not want to buy a Lamborghini when it is priced $27000. The real price of any model is around $200000 and yet you get it as low as $27000. This is because it is the copy version of an original car. But that’s not what made this car on this list; it’s because this car is amphibious.
This car was listed on eBay (UK) at the price of 18995 pounds. This car is the copy of Countach, built by SeaRoader Amphibious Vehicle Company. This car is built with a propeller, hydraulic chamber and reflective design which allows this car to swim on water like yacht does.
LM3D – 3D Printed Car
LM3D is the first 3D printed car which is released and is being tested. This car is designed by ‘Local Motors’ with the use of 75% 3D printed parts. Though this car is only available to developers and beta testers, it is priced at $35000. This car is expected to be launched in early 2017.
Aeromobil 3.0 – Flying Car
Why drive, when you can fly. The AeroMobil 3.0 is the perfect flying car for you. Designed as Superbus (The Netherlands) at the front and one engine plane at back, this car claims to be the first flying car with a premium finish.
The car maker confirmed the first order delivery by the end of 2017. This car is not priced yet and is now in testing phase.
Superbus – Car for 20 people or more
The Superbus from the Netherlands can be thought as sports bus. Most of the high speed cars could only seat a few, but this high-speed electric bus is capable of carrying as many as 20 passengers at a time. This bus could go upto 160 miles per hour and comes with 16 wing door. This superbus could be similar to normally reserved limo service.
Volkswagen VW XL1 – Car with highest mileage
VW XL1 is yet another fuel efficient hybrid car unveiled back in 2011. This car is highly rated as this car can go upto 261 miles per gallon. This sports looking outstanding car is mostly made out of carbon fibre weighing 771 pounds only.
VW XL1 can reach 0 to 62 mph in 11.9 seconds with the top speed of 98 miles per hour. As it is a hybrid car, it can go upto 22 miles of electric driving before recharge. This car is not for open sale, the person must join its club as only 200 cars are available around the world.
Mercedes Vision Car – Luxurious Autonomous Car
The Vision car is the first luxurious auto driving car which Mercedes Benz has designed. Named as F015, that is designed to be completely autonomous car. This allows drivers or passengers to carry out other tasks while the car takes you from one point to another point.
This car is built with the use of AI through which it could take you for a luxurious ride. The sensors within the car analyses you hand and eye gestures to know which direction to go. This car gets you 683 miles of 0 emissions driving with the top speed of 125 miles per hour.
Devel 16 – Car with 5000 Horsepower
The hyper-charged Devel 16 car first unveiled in Dubai Motors 2013 claims to be a car with 5000 horsepower. The performance claim was 0 to 60 in 1.8 seconds. Built by Michigan-based Steve Motor Engines, the Devel 16’s top speed is 348 miles per hour.
The Devel 16 is available at the price point of $1 million and comes with ‘batman car’ at back. This car actually outputs around 4500 HP, but still is mind boggling.