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Coming up with the next great design is a hard thing to do — especially in the automotive industry. These car manufacturers tried their best to give us a look in to the future of cars, but all they did was give us something to snicker at today. Check out these wild concepts that we are glad we don’t have to see on the road.

Toyota EX-III Concept Car (1969)

OSI Silver Fox Prototype (1967)

El Tiburon Roadster 'Shark' (1962)

Ford Seattle-ite XXI (1962)

Ferrari 512S Modulo (1970)

Alfa Romeo BAT 5 (1953)

Ford Explorer Pickup Concept (1973)

Phantom Corsair (1938)

Ferrari 250 Shooting Break (1957)

Lincoln Futura (1955)

Ford X2000 (1958)

Bisiluro Damolnar (1955)

Pontiac Kammback Type K (1977)

Vauxhall SRV (1970)

Simca Fulgur (1958)

Aston Martin Bulldog (1980)

Mercedes-Benz NAFA Concept (1982)

Ford Gyron (1954)

Lamborghini Cheetah (1977)

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