concept car

noun

: a car built to test or show a new design

Examples of concept car in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Technically a one-off concept car built by DaimlerChrysler and a boutique Italian auto shop specializing in limited-run vehicles, the Exelero took the chassis of the Maybach 57 and built a super-coupe that looked tailor-made for Darth Vader. Will Sabel Courtney, Robb Report, 3 July 2024 Probably nothing like the concept car images in this piece, which the company created as a drivable model for Sony's Gran Turismo. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 3 May 2024 Designed revolutionary fiber optic headlamp, showcased in major motion pictures and GM’s 100 mpg, Ultralite concept car at the North American International Auto Show. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, 10 May 2024 In addition, the duo has designed a new concept car for Gran Turismo 7. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 4 Dec. 2023 Even further back, Renault’s Kwid concept car of 2014 also featured an integrated drone. Carlton Reid, WIRED, 18 Mar. 2024 The concept car was shown as a high-riding pseudo-off-roader, but that could change as the Lanzador approaches production. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, 18 Aug. 2023 Collectors who buy either watch will be able to obtain a Bulgari Aluminium VGT concept car that can be driven in Gran Turismo 7. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 4 Dec. 2023 Quite often, a concept car represents just a blip on a timeline and a blast of buzzy excitement, later shelved in a museum for all of us to marvel at a company’s foresight or folly. Kristin Shaw, Popular Science, 6 Mar. 2023

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“Concept car.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/concept%20car. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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