25 best concept cars ever

Stuff.tv takes a look at the maddest, prettiest and most memorable creations on four wheels that will probably never make it to production

Ford Nucleon

It sounds like a nuclear experiment, and funnily enough, that's exactly what the Ford Nucleon was. Although it was just a scale model, Ford wanted to show that you could in theory, based on scientific knowledge at the time, power a car with steam and uranium fission.

Ignoring the safety issues of crashing in a mobile nuclear bomb, the Ford Nucleon wasn't such a mad idea given that nuclear power is relatively clean – well, except for the glowing green waste. Probably why Bethesda designers decided to include the car in the nuclear-scarred landscapes of Fallout 3.

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