These illustrations from a 1936 issue of Shōnen Club magazine depict oddball modes of transport that were created for a design contest. Witness such never-to-be creations as the airplane-blade monorail and the tank-treaded speedboat! [Here via Pink Tentacle]

The fanciful vehicular concept art of 1930s Japan


Kikuzō Itō, 1936

The fanciful vehicular concept art of 1930s Japan


Reiji Iizuka, 1936

The fanciful vehicular concept art of 1930s Japan


Matsujirō Murakami, 1936

The fanciful vehicular concept art of 1930s Japan


Gyosui Suzuki, 1936

The fanciful vehicular concept art of 1930s Japan


Matsujirō Murakami, 1936