C H O P S — Sometimes the pure joy of photoshopping fake cars is creating absolute oddballs—tongue-in-cheek funmobiles, with no eye towards any sort of production reality or statements. I've mentioned in this blog before that I use my car chops for honing my Photoshop skills for use in my professional life, ie designing books and creating art to hang on walls. Sometimes, I just wanna have fun—cue Cyndi Lauper, "Boys Just Wanna Have Fun," rofl. I hope you have fun thinking of these awesome machines driving around YOUR town. Most of these were done 3-4 years ago, and are rendered in somewhat lower resolution than I use now, but are still fun to peruse. : )
Buick Electra Hybrid Sedanet, with AeroSpats® (once known as fender skirts...) I think this Lexus LS-sized luxury car would truly shake up the segment, and give mileage in the 40s.
Buick Centurion AWD crossover sedan. British Leyland's "Landcrab" FTW! Click all photos, as usual, to enlarge and see in detail.
1959 Cadillac Coupe de Monofin—world's first CHMSL? : )
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Not so much crazy in looks, but we all knew the Cadillac Sixteen would never result in any production car. What else could be better to base a new Eldorado on then? I really think Bill Mitchell would have approved of this coupe. Well, I hope so!
Saturn Calypso—I really have no idea what this one is, lol. I started with Saturn's sportscar and created a pillarless Beach Buggy with so many angles I got lost in the highlights.... Still, it has a bit of that "sit up and beg" demeanor of those fifties British Fords.
I love wraparound glass on cars-not used terribly much since the late '50s/early '60s. I also added color-shifting paint, silver- to lavender- to green, for this top-of-the-line flagship Mercedes Cote D'Azure.
The Maybach is an über luxury car from Daimler-Benz. It comes in several forms of 4 doors, including a completely over-the-top Limousine Cabriolet. I think a 22 foot long coupe that seats only 2 people could be the absolute ultimate in personal luxury statements. I want one, although I'd have to settle for a 1:18 scale model from WalMart. I'd still take it!