This exhibition of innovative automotive design brings together 17 concept cars from across Europe and the U.S., including some of the rarest an most imaginative cars designed by Ferrari, Bugatti, General Motors and Porsche. Dream Cars features cars from the early 1930s to the 21st century that pushed the limits of imagination and foreshadowed the future of design. The show pairs conceptual drawings, patents and scale models with realized cars.
Highlights of Dream Cars includes:
Paul Arzens' L'Oeuf électrique (1942), an electric bubble car designed by Arzens for his personal use in Paris during the German occupation that has never before traveled to the U.S.
William Stout's Scarab (1936), the genesis of the contemporary minivan.
Marcello Gandini's Lancia (Bertone) Stratos HF Zero (1970), a wedge-shaped car that is only 33 inches tall.
Christopher Bangle's BMW GINA Light Visionary Model (2001), featuring an exterior made of fabric.
A full-scale (6 x 20 foot) rendering of a concept car by Carl Renner (1951).
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