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Gordon Murray design exhibition

Gordon Murray design exhibition to celebrate 50 years of iconic cars

Gordon Murray has been more than a landmark figure in the automotive industry: at times, he has simply defined how supercars are engineered and designed. Now, his career to date will come to a crescendo at the Gordon Murray design exhibition. The exhibit will take place on November 3, 2017, at... read more

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2017 Drive for Design finalist by Davis Kunselman

Dodge announces winners of its 2017 Drive for Design contest

All of that nonsense doodling in math class has paid off for three lucky students. Dodge has announced the three winners of its 2017 Drive for Design contest, the... read more June 20, 2017 by


 
2018 Honda Accord concept sketch

5 things to expect from the 2018 Honda Accord

Big talks about the 2018 Honda Accord are happening right now in the Marysville, Ohio, auto plant where it will be built later this year. Real big. Right now. The perennial... read more June 19, 2017 by


 
BMW 8-Series concept, 2017 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este

A closer look at the BMW 8-Series concept

BMW stunned audiences at this past weekend’s 2017 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy with the unveiling of the 8-Series concept. The sultry coupe... read more June 1, 2017 by


 
Oliver Heilmer

Oliver Heilmer named Mini design boss

The BMW Group confirmed on Thursday that Oliver Heilmer will take over as the new design boss at Mini. Mini's last design boss, Anders Warming, left the brand last summer to... read more June 1, 2017 by


 
Rob Melville

Rob Melville replaces Frank Stephenson as McLaren design boss

McLaren has announced that Rob Melville will serve as Design Director at its road car division. Melville replaces Frank Stephenson who is stepping down on his own accord. The... read more May 30, 2017 by


 
Abarth badge on Fiat 124 Spider

Fiat hand paints every racing stripe on the Abarth 124

Fiat hasn't seen paramount success since returning to the United States in 2011, but it does arguably offer some pretty nice, affordable cars. In a world full of angry-eyed... read more May 25, 2017 by


 
Ralph Gilles in "Abstract: The Art of Design"

FCA design chief Ralph Gilles featured in Netflix documentary series

Ralph Gilles may be one of the most highly respected automotive designers of the modern era, but he's not just about drawing lines and shaping figures: he's a car guy. He's... read more May 22, 2017 by


 
2002 Mini Cooper

McLaren design boss Frank Stephenson rumored to rejoin Mini

Owners of the first generation of the modern Mini should be doing a happy dance today, because if a certain rumor is true the man behind the iconic, retro-inspired design... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Redesigned G-Class will have just 1 exterior part in common with predecessor

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is about to undergo its first redesign in its almost four decades of existence. Fans of the off-roader shouldn’t worry, though, as the iconic... read more April 20, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Mercedes-AMG Project One debuting at 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Will AMG’s Project One hypercar have gullwing doors?

We’ve already learned a lot about the mechanical make-up of Mercedes-AMG’s upcoming hypercar, code-named the Project One, but now the people responsible for the... read more April 3, 2017 by


 
Frank Lamberty

5 questions with Audi designer Frank Lamberty

Question: Let’s talk design. Shapes, ideas, motion, whatever. What is your favorite car—or make it cars, if you like? Answer: Porsche 904 and Volkswagen Karmann... read more April 3, 2017 by


 
Shiro Nakamura

Veteran Nissan designer Shiro Nakamura retires, replaced by Alfonso Albaisa, Karim Habib

Veteran Nissan designer Shiro Nakamura has retired. He will be replaced by Alfonso Albaisa, who currently heads design at Infiniti. Albaisa in turn will be replaced at... read more March 14, 2017 by


 
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... read more February 21, 2017 by


 
Jozef Kaban

BMW hires Bugatti Veyron designer

It’s safe to say that BMW design is in a bit of a funk. All that could be about to change, however, as the automaker is injecting some new blood into its design team... read more February 8, 2017 by


 
BMW 5-Series design video

Video outlines differences between new BMW 5-Series and its predecessor

BMW has just introduced a complete redesign for its 5-Series, though to the casual observer the differences between the new car and its predecessor will be hard to spot. It... read more February 3, 2017 by


 
 

 
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