The Alperta TULPAR is a design proposal for a VW Beetle-based
supercar. The vehicle has been styled using a 1974 Super Beetle
as a starting point. However that's where the connection with
the past ends, as mounted in the rear is a modern twin-turbocharged
flat-6 engine (probably of Porsche origin) which produces upwards
of 500 horsepower.
The styling of the Alperta TULPAR has much more in common with
both the original and current generations of the Volkswagen
Beetle than the other "Beetle-based" supercar, the Porsche 911.
The Douglas C-74 Globemaster was a large transport aircraft
developed for the US military during the latter part of the
second world war - although its first flight was actually a
few weeks after the war ended.
The Douglas C-74 Globemaster was born out of a need for a long
distance heavy transport aircraft which military planners thought
would be vital to help carry heavy weapons and troops to combat
areas across the Pacific ocean towards Japan. Continue
The Chevrolet FNR is a far-future concept vehicle developed
in Shanghai by General Motor's Pan Asia Technical Automotive
Far from being a preview of a production car, the Chevrolet
FNR is more of a sci-fi vehicle which showcases a number of
advanced technologies. Some of which would be possible today,
others are more speculative. Continue