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Teaser for 1953 Linea Diamante by Gio Ponti debuting at 2018 Grand Basel

65-year-old car design finally brought to life

A never-before-seen car design is ready for the limelight...65 years after it was completed. Yes, it was 65 years ago that Italian industrial designer Gio Ponti penned his Linea Diamante, or "Diamond Line," and now a completed mockup of the car is set to be revealed. The covers will come off at the... read more

August 14, 2018 by
 
2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class aerodynamic testing

New Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan has lowest drag of any production car

A car's ability to slip through the air without creating too much drag is critical when it comes to fuel economy, and no car in production right now does it better than the... read more July 23, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Opel concept introducing “bold and pure” design language

Opel teases new “bold and pure” design language

Opel announced Wednesday plans to unveil a new concept car by the end of the year. The concept, previewed in a single teaser shot, will introduce Opel's new design language... read more July 11, 2018 by


 
Volvo logo

Volvo gives glimpse into its future operations

Volvo has spent a good part of the past decade transforming itself into a luxury car brand on par with the German brands, a goal the automaker has well and truly achieved... read more June 7, 2018 by


 
Hyundai Grandmaster concept

Hyundai previews its full-size SUV with Grandmaster concept

Hyundai is working on a new full-size SUV and the Grandmaster concept unveiled Thursday at the 2018 Busan auto show gives us a good idea of what's to come. Code-named HDC-2... read more June 7, 2018 by


 
Giles Taylor

Rolls-Royce design chief steps down

Rolls-Royce on Wednesday announced the departure of its design chief Giles Taylor. In a statement, the automaker said Taylor had left Rolls-Royce and parent company BMW Group... read more June 6, 2018 by


 
Chinese Lamborghini Urus clone

Lamborghini Urus already copied by Chinese automaker

Chinese automakers are notorious for building replica models that closely resemble luxury vehicle designs. And now, it's the Lamborghini Urus' turn for a Chinese clone. Car... read more June 4, 2018 by


 
RemetzCar Tesla Model S shooting brake

RemetzCar builds beautiful Tesla Model S shooting brake

A handful of companies have announced plans to turn Tesla's Model S electric sedan into a sexy shooting brake. The first to announce such plans was Dutch firm RemetzCar, and... read more May 29, 2018 by


 
FCA 2018 Drive For Design winners

FCA challenged students to design a 2030 Jeep Wrangler: here are the winners

Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles has selected winners for its 2018 Drive For Design contest. The challenge this year was to pen what the 2030 Jeep Wrangler could look like, and... read more May 21, 2018 by


 
GM to patent shape-shifting car designs

GM imagines real Transformers with shape-shifting car design patents

In director Michael Bay's version of the "Transformers" franchise, the world of Decepticons and Autobots is heavily populated by General Motors products. Bumblebee used to be... read more May 17, 2018 by


 
Tobias Sühlmann

Bugatti designer Tobias Sühlmann to style future Aston Martins

Aston Martin is strengthening its design team as it prepares to more than double its lineup in the coming years. The automaker confirmed Friday the appointment of Volkswagen... read more May 14, 2018 by


 
Genesis Essentia, 2018 New York auto show

From concept to (virtual) reality: How the Genesis Essentia concept coupe came to be

Two months after the 2017 New York auto show, lead Genesis designer Luc Donckerwolke and his assembled team set to work. Their goal wasn’t to rest long after the... read more March 30, 2018 by


 
2019 Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar I-Pace designer Burgess says I-Pace would've never followed tradition

The days of all long-hood, shapely Jaguar sedans and coupes may be numbered. The automaker’s 2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric car made its U.S. debut this week at the 2018... read more March 30, 2018 by


 
La Bandita from Hackrod

Hackrod uses 3D printing and VR to bring beautiful La Bandita to life

What if you could design the car of your dreams and see that vision turn real? That's the goal of a new automotive manufacturer called Hackrod, which has turned to 3D... read more March 27, 2018 by


 
2017 Lincoln Continental

Could Lincoln bring back suicide doors for a future Continental?

A beloved element is reportedly returning to the Lincoln Continental: suicide doors. The doors, featured on the 1961 Continental, have long been a cult favorite among fans... read more March 26, 2018 by


 
Hyundai Le Fil Rouge concept

Hyundai Le Fil Rouge concept is the shape of things to come

Anyone remember Hyundai's "fluidic sculpture" design language? It's over. Starting at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, the South Korean brand is launching a new... read more March 6, 2018 by


 
 

 
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