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Russell Carr

Lotus Appoints New Design Chief

Lotus has appointed Russell Carr its new head of design, a man who has been with the firm since 1990 and whose most notable design is probably that of the Evora sports car. Carr replaces Donato Coco, a former Ferrari designer that has been running the studio in Hethel since 2009. It’s not... read more

October 22, 2014 by
 
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata live photos

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Design Walkthrough: Video

The design of Mazda’s fourth-generation MX-5 Miata is almost universally liked but achieving the new look was no easy task, especially given the constraints of modern... read more September 15, 2014 by


 
2016 Audi TT / TTS First Drive  -  Spain, September 2014

Audi Tipped To Reveal A9-Previewing Concept At 2014 L.A. Auto Show

Audi cars have never been more popular, with the brand’s sales already up 10.5 percent this year after 2013’s record and the management team now confident sales... read more September 8, 2014 by


 
BMW Group DesignworksUSA L.A. Subways, Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge

2014 L.A. Auto Show Design Challenge Looks Ahead To 2029

Every year, car designers open their minds for the Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge and show off what they think the cars of the future will be like. While previous... read more September 5, 2014 by


 
Daniel Simon concept for Cosmic Motors

Michael Bay Wants To Turn 'Cosmic Motors' Book Into A Movie

Michael Bay may be known primarily for showcasing awesome cars and explosions in the Transformers movies, but now he's taking on a very different kind of car-related movie... read more September 3, 2014 by


 
Dodge Challenger A/T Untamed concept

Dodge Challenger A/T Untamed Concept Goes Where No Challenger Has Gone Before

There are many apocalypse-worthy vehicles out there, but most will leave you plodding along after the nukes have dropped, the zombies have shuffled away, and the earthquakes... read more September 3, 2014 by


 
Jaguar Mark 2 by Ian Callum and Classic Motor Cars Limited

Ian Callum's Jaguar Mark 2 Finally Revealed: Video

Ian Callum has been responsible for some of the most beautiful cars on the roads over the last few decades, but the Jaguar and former Aston Martin designer has a healthy... read more August 29, 2014 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf family

VW To Unveil Next-Gen Golf In 2017?

Volkswagen’s all-new, seventh-generation Golf has just landed on these shores, but in other markets the car has been around since 2012. Now there’s talk of its... read more August 27, 2014 by


 
Nissan IDx NISMO (left) and IDx Freeflow concepts, 2013 Tokyo Motor Show

More Aggressive Look For Nissan’s IDx-Based Sports Car

Shortly after the unveiling of the IDx Freeflow and IDx NISMO concept cars at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan executive vice president Andy Palmer said the concepts turned... read more August 25, 2014 by


 
BMW Deep Orange 4 Concept with Clemson University

Students Show Off BMW Deep Orange Pickup Concept

BMW has never built a production pickup truck, even if it's pulled the occasional April Fools prank with a pickup-bodied M3. But students from its U.S. design department and... read more August 12, 2014 by


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

Are Changeable Interior Colors The Future Of Car Personalization?

Is your car interior boring you? Do you ever wish you could redecorate it, just like your living room? Johnson Controls is working on a high-tech version of that concept... read more August 11, 2014 by


 
Fiat 500L Vans concept

Get Your Kicks With The Fiat 500L Vans Concept

The stereotypical surf wagon is a ratty old woody or Volkswagen bus, but Fiat's designers hope the 500L can take on that role as well. Unveiled at the Vans U.S. Open of... read more July 28, 2014 by


 
Smart Morphing Surface, or Smorph. Image via MIT/Pedro Reis

Your Next Supercar Could Be Covered In Morphing Dimples

Golf balls and cars don’t often have more in common than whether there’s room for a couple of bags in the trunk. But that may soon change. A new technology from a... read more July 24, 2014 by


 
Bertone logo

Stile Bertone Declared Bankrupt, Assets Go Up For Sale

Italy's Bertone, established in 1912 as a coachbuilder, has been hit hard by financial strife in the past decade, with the company forced to end its vehicle manufacturing... read more July 11, 2014 by


 
Aston Martin DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo concept

Aston Martin's Vision Gran Turismo Concept Is The DP-100: Video

The latest automaker to reveal a striking concept for the Gran Turismo video game series' 15th anniversary celebration is none other than Aston Martin, which itself... read more June 27, 2014 by


 
Dream Cars exhibit at the High Museum of Art

"Dream Cars" Exhibit Brings Classic Design To Atlanta

Ask someone on the street what their "dream car" is, and they'll probably name the latest model with a Prancing Horse badge or Spirit of Ecstasy hood ornament. However, for... read more June 20, 2014 by


 
 

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