Cars

Here’s what 5 iconic cars would look like if they were designed like Tesla’s futuristic vehicle

Tesla Cybertruck.
Tesla Cybertruck.

Tesla

When Tesla unveiled its futuristic Cybertruck last November, it certainly got credit for introducing a design that looked vastly different from anything else on the market.

Its wedge-like body drew praise from many big names in Silicon Valley, and less than a week after CEO Elon Musk debuted the truck, he tweeted that Tesla had received 250,000 pre-orders.

But the truck also instantly became a meme. Its allegedly extra-strong glass shattered during a demo and people compared it to everything from low-quality video games to rubber doorstops.

Spy cars and retro sci-fi designs inspired the Cybertruck

cybertuck inspiration halo espirit blade runner
cybertuck inspiration halo espirit blade runner

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Musk has pointed to several sources of inspiration for the Cybertruck’s design. One, the Lotus Espirit, was a sleek car driven by James Bond in the 1977 film “The Spy Who Loved Me” that even transformed into a submarine.

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Coolest Cars Under $15K You Can Buy On Motorious This Week

The collectibility of a car is not limited by a dollar amount.

If you’re looking to start a car collection, add to one, or just want a cool car for a good price, you’re in the right place. Motorious spotlights many vehicles from around the web, and even from our own inventory – while bringing you the latest in collector car news. However, the real unsung heroes of the collector car community are the coolest cars under $15,000 that you should check out this week.

1981 Chevrolet Corvette

$13,999

This slick black Corvette is powered by a 383 Stroker Small Block Chevy V8. With a little over 84K miles on the clocke, this C3 would make a perfect candidate for a restoration project that doesn’t need a total overall.

See it here.

1992 Pontiac Firebird

$9,900

This very clean, lower mileage 1992 Pontiac Firebird for your consideration. The car remains

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