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Rate It: Rally-Ready Fox Body Mustang Concept

Let’s all go back to 1980. The Fox-body Mustang was totally new. Gold jumpsuits were in. So was feathered hair. And rally, too, with the Europeans all heavily involved in the sport.

Rate It: Mini Paceman Pre-Runner

What do you get when take apprentices from BMW's Munich and Dingolfing plants and let them play around with any BMW product of their choosing? Apparently, you get the Mini Paceman Adventure.

Rate It: Dodge's Attempt at a Miata-Fighter

Before the founding of FCA 2014 and before the relaunch of the Challenger in 2008, Dodge was taking aim at small sports cars like the Mazda Miata back in 2007.

Rate It: The Four-Door Lamborghini From Chrysler

The Diablo may be the most notable model Chrysler built during its ownership of Lamborghini, but it was also behind the Portofino concept.

Rate It: The Safari-Ready VW Golf Country

Before the Subaru Outback, before the current Safari 911 craze, Volkswagen built the off-road-ready Golf Country.

Rate It: Drift Honda Element

When drifting burst onto the scene back in the day, Honda fans felt a little left out. But the manufacturer eventually found ways to join the party, including this Element shown at the 2006 SEMA Show.

Rate It: Does Anyone Else See Some Porsche in Hyundai’s Latest EV Prototype?

Back this spring, when many of us were distracted by something going on in the news, Hyundai released a concept that it says provides an outlook of the “near future.”

Rate It: That Time Nissan Put a GT-R Engine in a Juke

Although best known for its unique styling, the Nissan Juke did receive the supercar treatment thanks to an engine from the GT-R. The results ended up being so popular that Nissan even made a few to buy.

Rate It: Holden Torana A9X, an Australian Touring Car Icon

Meet the 1977 Holden Torana A9X, the V8-powered special intended for the day’s Australian Touring Car series.

Rate It: Factory-Built Mazda MX-5 Speedster

Stripping out the interior of your car to make it lighter isn't necessarily a new concept, but Mazda wanted to see just how far they could push that envelope with its MX-5 Superlight Version.

Rate It: Rally-Spec Civic Honda Type R

Ever think that the newest Civic Type R would make a great rally car? The folks at Ralph Hosier Engineering thought so when they built this one-off, off-road Type R for Honda UK.

Rate It: What If You Could Rally a Group 2 Renault 5 Alpine in Modern Times?

These Group 2 Renault 5 Alpines may look straight out of 1978, but they actually raced more recently, participating in the 2018 Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique.

Rate It: Like a BMW 2002, But Electric

Even though vehicle electrification was in its infancy, BMW pushed the envelope with the 1602 Elektro-Antrieb.

Rate It: Before the Audi R8, There Was Projekt Rosemeyer

Audi's mid-engined, W16-powered Projekt Rosemeyer may be the closest we will get to a modern-day Auto Union Silver Arrow.

Rate It: The Ford GT70, the GT40's Rally Car Cousin

The Escort may be the poster child for Ford's rally efforts during the 1970s, but Ford also experimented with a mid-engined rally car following the success of the GT40 program with the GT70.

Rate It: Toyota's Hybrid, Gas-Turbine Sports Car

Chrysler may be best known for putting a gas turbine engine in a car, but Toyota also tried its hand at making one in the 1970s.

Rate It: GM Europe's Ecotec-Powered Lotus Elise

Wish you could have an Elise powered by an Ecotec engine instead of a Toyota powerplant? GM Europe has you covered with the Vauxhall VX220 and the Opel Speedster.

Rate It: The Lynk & Co 03 Cyan Concept, the Fastest Front-Wheel-Drive Car to Lap the Nürburgring

What car has front-wheel-drive, 528 horsepower and the ability to lap the Nürburgring with a lap time of 7:20.143? If you said anything other than the Lynk & Co 03 Cyan Concept, you'd be wrong.

Rate It: Infiniti's All-Electric, Open-Wheel-Race-Car Design Study

Is it true that what's old is new again? Infiniti seems to think so: Take a look at its all-electric Prototype 9 design study.

Rate It: Levorg Is What You Call a WRX Wagon, Apparently

Ever wanted a wagon version of the modern WRX? The good news is that Subaru does make one. The bad news is that it's not available in the North American market.

Rate It: Porsche 989, the Spiritual Predecessor To the Panamera

The Panamera was not Porsche's first attempt at a sedan. As a follow-up to the 928, Porsche began the development of the V8-powered 989 sedan.

Rate It: A Toyota Tacoma Built for Traversing Glaciers on the Weekends

This Toyota Tacoma got the glacier-ready treatment from Arctic Trucks, the company to go to when you need to cross the most inhospitable places on this planet by vehicle

Rate It: The Sleek, 400-Horsepower Saab That Ran on Pure Ethanol

But before the 2007 Recession that would eventually shutter Saab, the company showed off its concept for an alternative fuel grand tourer, the Aero-X.

Rate It: The Second-Generation, Renault Clio-Based Nissan Juke

The Nissan Juke may have died in North America, but it's still kicking over in Europe.

Rate It: The 421-Horsepower AMG Hot Hatch

"Mercedes-AMG" and "hot hatch" usually don't go together in the same sentence, but in some parts of the world, the A 45 S AMG 4MATIC+ Hatchback begs to differ.

Rate It: The Europo Hurst, an Italian-Styled Camaro

Italian coachbuilder and designer Pietro Fura may be best known for his work with Maserati, Glas and even AC, but when's the last time you heard about his "Europo Hurst?"

Rate It: Would You Drive a Mid-Engine Cadillac That Kinda Looks Like a C8 Corvette Mashed With an F-22 Raptor?

If you designed a car to resemble an F-22 Raptor, what would it look like? Well, if you are Cadillac, just like the 2002 Cien concept.

Rate It: The Rear-Wheel-Drive BMW Hatchback That America Never Got

The BMW 1-Series may have only been a two-door coupe and convertible in the U.S., but that wasn't the case for the rest of the world.

Rate It: Ever Needed More Space in Your Focus ST? Ford Has You Covered With the Focus ST Wagon

The Focus ST may be gone from American shores, but that hasn't stopped Ford offering a version with a bit more cargo space–yes, a wagon.

Rate It: The Diesel V12-Powered Audi Supercar

Before "Desielgate," Audi was trying to push the envelope of what a performance diesel engine was capable of.

Rate It: How About a V8-Powered Luxury Version of the Dodge Viper?

Aside from the somewhat sporty Crossfire in Chrysler's 2005 model lineup, the Firepower concept may have looked like it came completely out of left field.

Rate It: The Track-Focused Take on the Kia Soul

The Track'ster was Kia's take on making a sportier Soul. Do you think they succeeded?

Rate It: The Five-Cylinder-Powered, Honda S2000 Concept

The Honda S2000 may be best known for its F-Series inline-four, but that wasn't the case when its concept was revealed in 1995.

Rate It: The Smaller Nissan Truck That Is Too Good for North America, Apparently

Even though we have been stuck with the Nissan Frontier since 2005, the rest of the world got this, the Nissan Navara, back in 2014.

Rate It: Does a Wagon Version Make the Mazda6 More Appealing?

The current Mazda6 is a solid option in the midsized sedan market, but what about a wagon version?

Rate It: A French Take on the Audi TT Formula

Was the Peugeot RCZ a clever sports coupe, or was it little more than a weird French copy of the Audi TT?

Rate It: The Toyota That Gave Butterfly Doors to the (Japanese) Masses

What if you want the rad feeling of opening the door to a supercar but don't have supercar money lying around? Toyota had you covered, but only if you lived in Japan.

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