Luigi Colani says he has designed thousands of objects, but his transport designs are most famous. Pictured is his streamlined mobile home from 2006/08.
'Train of Tomorrow' —
High-speed 'Train of Tomorrow' for the German national railway, 1989.
Colani sportscar C112 —
Colani sportscar C 112, 1970.
Maglev 2 —
A magnetic levitation vehicle from 1978.
Colani Roadster —
Colani 'Mega Roadster Horch,' 1996.
Mach 5 aircraft —
Study for a Mach five passenger aircraft, 1983. The huge engine sucks in air through the perforated outer edge of the aircraft body. The four-winged supersonic plane was meant to cover the distance between Tokyo and London in just three hours.
Aerodynamic Colani truck —
A truck based on a DAF chassis, and Spitzer silo truck on a Mercedes Actros chassis, 1997/2002.
Colani 'Frog' —
Colani 'Frog,' 1973. A study of possible shapes for a motorcycle.
1978 hovercraft —
In 1978 Colani built a fast, small hovercraft, using a Wankel motor.
Hybrid car —
Life-sized model of a two-part hybrid car, 1970. The engine and cam shaft are taken from a Lamborghini Miura. The separate passenger cabin is designed like the cockpit of a glider.
Mega passenger aircraft —
Colani's mega-passenger aircraft from 1977 is based on the shape of the Megalodon shark. It has four flight decks and swing-wings at the rear. Each flight deck can seat up to 1,000 passengers.