The Italian automotive design and engineering firm Italdesign made a splash at the 2019 Geneva International Auto Show on Tuesday with the reveal of its latest creation: an all-electric GT design concept. Think of it as an even prettier Audi e-tron GT. Called the DaVinci, the design concept is more than just an idea. The car was designed so that an automaker could purchase the blueprints and put it into series production with few changes. Its name celebrates Leonardo DaVinci, one of the world's creative art and engineering geniuses, on the 500th year of his passing. ALSO SEE: Koenigsegg Jesko...
Italdesign publishes first image of sultry coupe bound for Geneva auto show
Last month, Italdesign shared that it had a new car coming to the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. A week out from the show, the firm released the first image of the car, which appears to be a sleek coupe. Thought to be called the DaVinci, the car is a concept that previews a new...Sean Szymkowski
Italdesign readies new car for 2019 Geneva auto show
Italdesign has a new car coming and the firm has kicked off a teaser campaign. Italdesign posted the first teaser to its Facebook page on January 14 and said it will share new details every week until the car debuts on March 5 at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. So far, Italdesign has...Sean Szymkowski
Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign confirmed for production with $1.1M price tag
The Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign is headed for production. Just 50 are planned and the price tag is set at $1.12 million. The car was developed to celebrate the GT-R and Italdesign, both of which turned 50 this year, with Nissan describing it as the “ultimate expression” of the GT-R...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
How the Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign came to life
To celebrate the Nissan GT-R and Italdesign's 50th birthday, the Italian design firm and Japanese automaker collaborated to birth the GT-R50. Described as a GT-R with no limits, both parties crafted a sculpted Japanese sports car with finesse only Italdesign is capable of. A new video from Nissan...Sean Szymkowski
Germany plans to test Audi-Airbus flying taxi
At this year's Geneva auto show, Audi joined Airbus and Italdesign to show off the Pop.Up Next concept. But, the flying taxi may not be a concept for long. The German government signed a letter of intent to test the flying taxi in Ingolstadt, Audi's hometown, according to an Engadget report. The...Sean Szymkowski
Put those pocketbooks away because the ultra-exclusive Italdesign Zerouno is officially sold out. The supercar, born from the recently established Italdesign Automobili Speciali road car division, is limited to five units and buyers have been chosen from across the world, according to the company. Italdesign is owned by Volkswagen Group, and the Zerouno's underpinnings show it. Underneath the Lamborghini-esque design is an aluminum and carbon-fiber internal structure akin to the Huracán and Audi R8. Also borrowed is the 5.2-liter V-10 engine, which makes 610 horsepower, and the...