Automotive designers are coming up with some jaw-dropping ideas for future cars, and some of them may hit the roads in a few years. General Motors invented and popularized the concept car in the 1950s and since then, carmakers have used concept cars as a testbed for futuristic technologies.

The design and technological features of road-legal cars are influenced by regulations, company objectives, and market demand. This implies concept cars unleash car designers and enable them to dream up ideas that push the boundaries of technology without any of the traditional limitations of road-legal cars.