posted on Nov, 20 2012 @ 04:55 AM
Source: Yahoo Auto
Every year, the Los Angeles Auto Show hosts a challenge among automotive designers to concoct far-flung ideas about the future of transportation.
This year's theme asked what the law enforcement rides of 2025 might look like, and the sketchers at Mercedes-Benz were so enamored with their design
they built a life-size version, creating a Gelandewagon for the end of the world.
Mercedes calls this concept car "pure science fiction," but it does include some features already present in military-grade SUVs. Some of the car's
terrain sensing gear is also plausible given current technology. For power, it envisions hydrogen fuel cell tech that is a bit of a stretch but by no
So what do you think? Ugly as all get-out or a must-have? Is this a good guess at what a high end SHTF-mobile might look like in the next decade? I'm
guessing that by then the lines will be a little less "bubblicious" but who knows? Let's hope some of us are around in 2025 to give it a spin.