This Mind-Blowing Audi Truck Could Be the Future of Big Rigs

It’s electric, self-driving, and has no windows.

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Automakers need big rigs to perform chores like hauling fuel and transporting race cars to the track. That’s why Audi used the truck pictured below to carry its 3rd and 4th-place-finishing racers to Le Mans for last weekend’s 24-hour race.

Audi’s MAN race transport trucks. Photo: Audi

But what if the company got incredibly adventurous about the design of its trucks? That’s the premise of this self-driving electric truck concept art designed by Artem Smirnov, of Belarus, and Vladimir Panchenko, of Ukraine.

Photo: Truck For Audi

They’ve suggested this beauty as a future Audi truck, which they think conforms with the company’s design philosophy. The team posted their concept images on a Behance page titled Truck For Audi.

Photo: Truck For Audi

Judging from the art above, the slippery open-cockpit truck is apparently piloted by Darth Vader‘s stormtrooper wingmen from the attempted defense of the first Death Star.

Photo: Truck For Audi

Here’s to a brave new world where all trucks look as cool as the ones imagined here.