The automotive industry has always been on the lookout for faster prototyping and solutions for reducing the part's weight while retaining the structural strength. Here's a curated list of some of the best automotive 3D printing applications so far.
If you’re into car replicas, Maurizio Casella’s designs are just right for you. The collection of 3D printable classic cars has just been expanded with a notch models: The Jeep Wrangler. Ride on!
Jay Leno's Garage takes a spin in the world's first 3D printed environmentally friendly supercar: the Divergent Blade.
Paying tribute to F1 racing legend Ayrton Senna, this 3D printed replica of his Mclaren F1 Car is truly a labor of love.
Graduate students have designed and engineered the Toyota uBox, a car aimed at "Generation Z" that can be customized with 3D printing.
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Classic car collector Giuseppe Guerini has combined his passion for 3D printing and Porsches by 3D printing a 1:4 scale Porsche 356 engine.
In 3D printed cars, usually the chassis is 3D printed. A German prototyping company went a step further: they 3d printed a functional working cylinder block. It’s even better than the real thing.
High-concept racing game Xmodule is greenlit on Steam, and soon the Kickstarter campaign launches. ALL3DP interviews developer Daniele Frau.
Ever wanted to build your own Chevrolet Camaro engine? Eric Harrell has proven that it can be done with just a 3D printer and some screws.
There's 3D printed cars, and then there's 3D printed radio-controlled cars. Now in its fifth year, the OpenRC project is more fun and accessible than ever.
Representing a major breakthrough in the adoption of 3D printing into mass manufacturing, XEV and Polymaker have launched the worlds first mass produced 3D printed electric car. It's constructed from only 57 parts, down from 2,000 in the original design.
Altair, APWORKS, EOS, and other leading manufacturers partner up under the 3i-PRINT program to 3D print front-end structure for VW Caddy.
World's largest truck manufacturer Mercedes-Benz has a massive inventory of spare parts, and soon many of them will be 3D printed on demand.
Local Motors' new creation is a driverless, autonomous, 3D printed bus. “Olli” can even talk to passengers, thanks to IBM's Watson supercomputer.
This 1954 Pininfarina Jaguar XC120 restoration by CMC took 2nd-in-class at Pebble Beach. The secret weapon? 3D printing.
Volkswagen Autoeuropa is using 3D printing to bring down costs and revolutionize its workflow. The plant now produces its own tools on-site.