LA Auto Show – Design Challenge entries

LA Auto Show – Design Challenge entries has published the first images of the entries for the Design Challenge competition featured at the 2007 Los Angeles Auto Show.

The main difference with many concept vehicles displayed at the traditional Auto Shows is that all these designs were created with no production constraints in mind.

Acura FCX 2020 Le Mans – A racing car powered by fuel cell technology.

Audi Dynamic Space Frame – Presents a possible evolution of the Audi Space Frame for the next future (2015): a single fluid-electrical component that integrates the chassis, transmission and electrical/electronic controls.

Acura FCX 2020 Le Mans Audi Dynamic Space Frame
Acura FCX 2020 Le Mans - Panel Audi Dynamic Space Frame - Panel

Honda Extreme concept – features a honeycomb polycarbonate chassis that can be combined with different body styles to achieve a deep customization of the vehicle.

GMC Hummer O2 – can convert carbon dioxide into oxygen

Honda Extreme concept Hummer O2 Concept

Honda Extreme Concept

Hummer O2 Concept

Toyota RLV (Renewable Lifestyle Vehicle) – A lightweight vehicle where driver can swith between an electric-driven and a human-driven mode (by pedaling).

Toyota RLV (Renewable Lifestyle Vehicle) Toyota RLV (Renewable Lifestyle Vehicle)

Kia Sandstorm – A modern interpretationof the Dune Buggy Concept in a hybrid vehicle equipped with a bioelectric diesel with fully-rechargable NiMH battery system and a solar-powered cooling system.

Mini BioMoke – A concept created by BMW’s DesignWorks USA, with a body made from a single sheet of biodegradable sandwich paneling impregnated with palm tree seeds.

Kia Sandstorm Mini BioMoke
Kia Sandstorm - Panel Mini BioMoke - Panel

Mercedes-Benz REcy – a car that is 100% recyclableand adopts body panels made out of laminated wood.

Volkswagen NanoSpyder – Thanks to nanotechnology, this concept is "capable of being assembled, disassembled and reassembled on a microscopic level."

Mercedes-Benz REcy Concept VW NanoSpyder
Mercedes-Benz REcy Concept - Panel VW NanoSpyder - Panel

Additional details about these entries can be found on

(Source: L.A. Voice via

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