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Jay Leno and the Pagani Huayra

Jay Leno drives YouTuber’s former Pagani Huayra

When Horacio Pagani first brought the Huayra to America, one of the first stops he made was at Jay Leno’s garage. That was back in 2011, and because the Huayra hadn’t been certified at the time Leno wasn’t actually able to drive the car. That issue was rectified just a year later... read more

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Mercedes-Benz sports car design study, 2017 Design Essentials workshop

Might this Mercedes sports car design study preview AMG’s Project One hypercar?

Mercedes-Benz this week hosted a design workshop at its headquarters in Sindelfingen, Germany to provide a behind-the-scenes look at its design process. The automaker used... read more January 26, 2017 by


 
2017 Audi R8 with matte “Audi Sport” logo embedded on side blades

New technique allows Audi to embed symbols within paint

Vehicle personalization is all the rage these days and Audi has developed a new technique for painted surfaces that could take off in a big way. The technique, which will... read more January 25, 2017 by


 
Karim Habib

BMW chief designer leaving the company

Automotive News (subscription required) has confirmed that BMW chief designer Karim Habib is quitting the company. It is not known where Habib will end up. Habib, 46, has... read more January 20, 2017 by


 
Ferrari J50 celebrates 50 years of Ferrari in Japan

Ferrari J50 might be ‘blueprint’ for brand’s future design

Ferrari’s [NYSE:RACE] Special Projects division has built a bespoke supercar to mark the 50th anniversary of the Italian marque’s sales in Japan. You’ll... read more December 27, 2016 by


 
Sasha Selipanov

Genesis snags Bugatti Chiron designer

Hyundai’s new luxury brand Genesis has managed to snag another top Volkswagen Group designer. Sasha Selipanov, who was tasked to help design the Bugatti Chiron after... read more December 9, 2016 by


 
Acura Precision Cockpit concept, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

Acura Precision Cockpit concept previews future cabin design

Early this year at the Detroit auto show, Acura showed the future of its exterior design in the form of the Acura Precision sedan concept. At the 2016 Los Angeles auto show... read more November 16, 2016 by


 
Infiniti Le Mans 2030 is 2017 Michelin Design Challenger winner

2017 Michelin Challenge Design imagines Le Mans in 2030

Michelin loves pushing the envelope when it comes to future automotive design. The tire company often holds design challenge contests that give gifted folks a topic and let... read more October 24, 2016 by


 
Lexus Kinetic Seat Concept

Lexus to show off Kinetic Seat concept at Paris auto show

The car seat, while receiving safety upgrades over the years, is relatively the same as the one folks have become used to for decades now. A lower portion. An upper portion... read more September 19, 2016 by


 
2017 McLaren MSO HS

McLaren design boss: Wheels inspired by tree roots promise weight, strength improvements

According to McLaren’s head designer, future wheel patterns will be radically different to what we’re used to seeing. Speaking with Motoring, McLaren design boss... read more September 8, 2016 by


 
MV Agusta F4Z concept

This is the motorcycle Zagato designed for MV Agusta

We’re used to seeing Zagato churn out stunning concepts, though these typically feature four wheels. The latest creation from the Italian design house features just... read more August 30, 2016 by


 
Techrules AT96 TREV prototype

Italdesign founder to help shape China’s Techrules supercar

At March’s 2016 Geneva auto show, a Chinese firm by the name of Techrules rolled out a supercar concept driven by an extended-range electric powertrain where the... read more August 29, 2016 by


 
John Paul Gregory is the new Head of Exterior Design for Bentley

Bentley appoints new Head of Exterior Design

Bentley coupes, sedans, and, yes, even SUVs could have some refreshed styling on the outside in the coming years thanks to a management shakeup. The high-end British luxury... read more August 23, 2016 by


 
Teaser for Cadillac concept car debuting during 2016 Monterey Car Week

Cadillac to preview new tech, design themes with concept in Monterey

Cadillac has dropped a teaser video for a new concept car it plans to unveil on Thursday as part of its Monterey Car Week schedule. The concept is thought to preview new... read more August 15, 2016 by


 
Borgward BX5 and Projekt BX6 TS

Mini design boss Anders Warming moves to Borgward

Danish designer Anders Warming has left the BMW Group where he worked for the past 16 years to join fellow German automaker Borgward. Borgward went out of business more than... read more August 2, 2016 by


 
Proposed design for Bugatti Chiron by Sasha Selipanov - Image via CNET

What the Bugatti Chiron could have looked like

The design of Bugatti’s new Chiron was met with almost universal praise at its unveiling at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. But it was just one of several proposals, and... read more July 25, 2016 by


 
 

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