Let’s take a step back from conventional automobile design for a minute and take a look at Ozone. This rolling cylinder created by Istanbul designer Özkan Koral is a design concept for a Peugeot hydrogen-powered car, where each of the huge wheels is independently powered by electric motors.
It’s controlled by a joystick, and entire front of the car opens up when the door rotates underneath. See the gallery below for a view of the car completely closed with its semi-transparent windows covered up. It reminds us of those canisters you use to pass money to drive-through bank tellers.
Not to be a spoilsport, but I’d hate to change the gigantic tires on this thing. Also, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles sound like a great idea until you start calculating their cost, as well as the monumental task of setting up a reliable network of refueling stations across the planet. Even so, this innovative design could be adapted to plug in, too.