Genesis Essentia Concept: The GT Coupe of the Future

It didn’t take much to wow the public with a concept car back in the 1950s and ’60s. Take an aircraft-inspired shape, insert a jet engine—or just the illusion of one—fit a glass bubble top, put a Doris Day look-alike in the driver’s seat, and voilà—you’d stolen the show and set thousands of impressionable minds to dreaming. Those days were fleeting, however, as the social/political/economic climate would soon take a turn for the worse, replacing hopeful optimism with bitter cynicism and ushering in the practice of pairing brown corduroys with brown shoes. Those were dark days, friends. READ MORE ››

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