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Predict your next car! by Loopydave Predict your next car! by Loopydave
I have a confession to make… I'm a sucker for quirky micro cars.

While others are welcome to enjoy their sports cars, SUV's, 4x4's or minivans, I like my cars tiny, somewhat underpowered and just a little temperamental.

Recently purchased a 2006 smart fortwo and it amused me that if I applied a logical sequence to the shapes of the cars I have owned over the years, the next one would, in fact, be spherical.

Of course I had to design it and draw up my old cars….

Pencil sketches - painted in photoshop.
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:iconfishman0422:
fishman0422 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
TBA= To Be Announced?
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Professional
YAC (You Are Correct) ;)
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:iconfishman0422:
fishman0422 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Reminds me of the Darwin monkey to man progression!
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Professional
Hahaha!
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:iconi-am-madbat:
I-Am-Madbat Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014
They have to crane lift those smart cars out of the potholes here. True story!
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014  Professional
You must have some decent sized potholes in Canada! Mind you, you really feel even the tiniest of bumps in the road when you drive my smart.
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I-Am-Madbat Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014
We do! Thais is why Canadian 4x4's are best 4x4's...it's cause of pothole navigation. 
Seriously though, winter up here can really play havok. Come spring and BAM! Vanishing smart cars!:D (Big Grin) 
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GDupons Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014
There's something new on the market, which comes pretty close to the car at the right: The Renault Twizy. www.renault.co.uk/cars/electri… But I don't know if they sell it in Australia.
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Professional
I saw an early version on a TV show a little while ago... and I want one! :D
I won't be holding my breathe about it being available here though... we don't seem to import many tiny electric cars here in Australia. :(
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GDupons Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014
But don't forget an important fact: It's just an single seater! So if you are married or in a relationship...
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:icondeathstarshotput:
deathstarshotput Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014
Gah!  (shudder)
Scary because is might happen.
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Professional
Dont think you have too much to worry about - the world seems overrun with SUV's these days :D
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darkron Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014
I was just talking to my Dad the other day about sphere shaped cars, except it have more wheels and you'd stay upright with its gyroscopic center just incase you got knocked around on the road 
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Professional
I really like the gyroscopic idea!!
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:icondarkron:
darkron Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014
Yep
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:icongodgun:
Godgun Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
A new car called the ELIO fits in this accurate prediction.
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Professional
:D Indeed.. they look like fun too!
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:iconchuckkopsho:
ChuckKopsho Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014
Are they freeway legal?
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Professional
Not sure about the last one, but I've driven the first three on the freeway no problems :D
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:iconericsellers:
EricSellers Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014
amazing what changing the angle of the wheels does to a drawing. You figured it out man, good work.
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Professional
Thanks! Bit of angle on the tires can add a bit of character alright
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:iconmandskitchen:
MandsKitchen Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Professional Artist
Fiat 500? no! :D
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Professional
:D Never driven one, but the new model looks alright to me!
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:icondoefcrew:
DoefCrew Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahh your German? didn't knew that. ^^
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Professional
Nein ;)
Australian... I just know half a dozen German words. :D
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DoefCrew Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome!
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Professional
Danke!
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:icongargapitics:
Gargapitics Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013
Great job! Absolutely logical.
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013  Professional
Thanks! I try and be logical at least once a week ;)
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:iconmcqueenfan95:
McQueenfan95 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013
I want a TBA... Sadly, I'm 6'2" and 250lbs...
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Professional
:D I'm pretty much 6 foot and the my head touched the ceiling on the mightyboy.... but was really surprised at the head space in the smart car. As for the TBA, if it was designed so I could sit in it, you're most likely to be fine :D
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McQueenfan95 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013
But would the air powered engine have enough power to get up the hill I live on? I think a Peel P50 would be a good choice for a car. Cute, Cheap, economical... You could drive it indoors...
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:icontheskaldofnvrwinter:
TheSkaldofNvrwinter Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
going into the future, are we?
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013  Professional
Why not I say! :D
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:iconluissalomon:
LuisSalomon Featured By Owner May 17, 2013
Interesante jeje
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Professional
;)
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:iconwerekitty13:
werekitty13 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
There is actually a spherical car. It parallel parks for you. And I really want that car.
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013  Professional
Think I've seen a Youtube video of it at some point. Love strange, quirky, and yes, small cars!
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:iconkesha-the-charage:
Kesha-the-charage Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013
I want a tank LOL
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013  Professional
:D I'll be very careful when driving around you then! :D
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:iconbobbyhops:
Bobbyhops Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013
I want a big Ford that could run over one of these and never know

there are more like that, so dont be surprised when one runs you over and doesnt stop
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013  Professional
Lol! I'll keep my eyes open for you on the roads then :D
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:iconbobbyhops:
Bobbyhops Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013
Of course one of those cars could probably fit under my truck with room to spare. you should be safe
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palaeorigamipete Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I too prefer smaller cars, but these extremely tiny ones make me claustrophobic XD

P.S. I totally dig the way you drew the matiz XD
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Professional
Thanks man! The smartcar is surprisingly roomy inside, but I do remember the mightyboy being really quite cramped... maybe I like smaller places :D
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Extraintelligence Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Is this what you're looking for?
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:iconloopydave:
Loopydave Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Professional
Lol! Awesome!
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0Shortie0 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013   Artisan Crafter
Awesome. XD

I think one of these cars might be what you're looking for. [link] [link] [link]
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Loopydave Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Professional
Hadn't seen the first one, always wanted one of the second one and the third one I don't think you can drive at all! Thanks for those :)
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0Shortie0 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013   Artisan Crafter
Haha, you're welcome. (: I kinda want one of the second as well.
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