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Luc Donckerwolke

Ex-Bentley design chief joins Hyundai-Kia

Belgian designer Luc Donckerwolke is headed to Korea to replace Peter Schreyer, who is currently in charge of design at Hyundai and Kia. It was announced earlier this month that Donckerwolke would be leaving the top post at Bentley design after only joining the brand in 2012. No reason was given... read more

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50/50 Balance in 2016 MX-5

Mazda Shows Off 2016 MX-5 Miata's 50/50 Weight Split: Video

When Mazda engineers were faced with the task of designing the fourth-generation of the company's iconic MX-5 Miata, the paramount importance was not lost on them. The MX-5... read more May 29, 2015 by


 
BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage concept

Watch BMW’s 3.0 CSL Hommage Concept Start Up And Roll: Video

They say styling is a subjective thing, but given the comments our original post on the reveal of BMW’s 3.0 CSL Hommage concept at last weekend’s Concorso... read more May 29, 2015 by


 
Zagato Mostro powered by Maserati, 2015 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

Zagato Honors Maserati With Stunning Mostro Sports Car At Villa d’Este--Photo Update

Coachbuilder and design house Zagato has a history of unveiling stunning concepts at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, held annually on the shores of... read more May 27, 2015 by


 
BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage concept, 2015 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

BMW Completely Gives Up, Accepts Ugly As Its Only Design Motif

If you don’t like the way most modern BMWs look, you might find yourself in something of a persecuted minority—depending on the crowd. But after the 2015 BMW 3.0... read more May 22, 2015 by


 
2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

How The Dodge SRT Hellcat Logo Came To Be

Dodge deserves credit for not just building the supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 Hellcat engine found in the Challenger SRT Hellcat and Charger SRT Hellcat, but also for... read more May 13, 2015 by


 
2015 De Tomaso Pantera concept by Stefan Schulze

Designer Envisions A Modern De Tomaso Pantera

A couple of weeks ago we learned that dormant Italian sports car brand De Tomaso was sold to a Chinese consortium for a little over $1 million, and that the new owner would... read more May 12, 2015 by


 
Ferrari spaceship designed by Flavio Manzoni

Ferrari Design Boss Creates A Spaceship

It's not unheard of for modern Ferrari to be compared to spaceships, but what happens when the Italian carmaker's design director actually tries to make a space-faring... read more May 6, 2015 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Camaro’s rear

GM Design Chief Ed Welburn Talks About The 2016 Chevy Camaro

We’re now just a little over two weeks away from the debut of the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro at General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] May 16 celebration of the car at a... read more April 30, 2015 by


 
New Ford GT supercar

New Ford GT Inspires Designs For Racing Boat, Foosball Table

The new Ford GT is without doubt one of the best-looking cars we’ve seen in years, but can its design ethos be successfully transferred to objects outside the auto... read more April 14, 2015 by


 
Gordon Murray

Gordon Murray teams up with Shell to develop innovative city car concept

You may recall that legendary road and race car designer Gordon Murray, the man behind the McLaren F1 supercar, recently established his own design firm where he’s been... read more April 9, 2015 by


 
Ralph Gilles

Ralph Gilles Named Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Design Chief

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] has promoted its straight-shooting designer—and weekend racer—Ralph Gilles to the role of head of design for the group. At... read more April 2, 2015 by


 
2015 Peugeot 208 with textured paint finish

Will Textured Paints Be The Next Big Thing In Car Customization?

When it comes to paint, a mirror-like smooth finish is traditionally as good as it gets. Yet the rise of interest in matte paint finishes has convinced Peugeot to throw that... read more March 30, 2015 by


 
New Ford GT, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Ford Explains The Design Of The New GT’s Interior

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has been employing some pretty innovative techniques when it comes to designing the interiors of its vehicles, including taking into account... read more March 24, 2015 by


 
Jeep Chief concept for Moab Easter Jeep Safari, 2015

Awesome Jeep Chief Concept Leads Six Others To Moab Easter Jeep Safari

There may yet be unexplored country in the off-road utility vehicle world, but the classics are still among the very best. That’s why the Jeep Chief Concept for the... read more March 19, 2015 by


 
Aston Martin Vanquish-based 'Thunderbolt' from Henrik Fisker Design and Galpin Auto Sports

Henrik Fisker And Galpin Build Aston Martin Vanquish-Based Thunderbolt

If you ever wondered what the latest Aston Martins may have looked like if Henrik Fisker was still penning them—recall that Fisker helped design the current DB9 and... read more March 14, 2015 by


 
 

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