Multifunctional Cars Change Their Shape For Various Uses

Multifunctional Cars Change Their Shape For Various Uses

These two concept vehicle designs can both adapt to different scenarios depending on what drivers need them to do.

Emma Hutchings
  • 8 january 2013

These two different concept cars can both adapt to various use-case scenarios. Instead of buying a full-size car or a two seater, will we soon buy responsive designs that adapt to our needs?

Industrial designer Vincent Chan’s Citi.Transmitter concept is a vehicle series that aims to support the different lifestyles of modern people. The multi-purpose design can be freely transformed for daily operations.

Multifunctional Cars Change Their Shape For Various Uses

A small pod for the driver can be attached to a variety of trailers that allow the vehicle to function differently. There is an off-roading tank track, small and large storage containers, and an extra seat compartment for passengers.

Multifunctional Cars Change Their Shape For Various Uses

This concept car from industrial design company Xelestine can either be a fastback, wagon, or pickup truck depending on your needs. From the basic fastback configuration, it can transform into a wagon by raising the rear sloping back to form the rear roof and raising the tailgate window to close the back end.

To turn it into a pickup truck, the fastback is divided into two pieces, which can be stacked up vertically as the partition between the cab and the cargo bed.

Multifunctional Cars Change Their Shape For Various Uses

Citi. Transmitter





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