Iso Varedo

  In the early 1970s, Piero Rivolta decided that because his company was racing in Formula one, they needed to add a mid-engined supercar to their lineup of sports and GT cars. Rivolta hired Ercole Spada, a veteran designer from Carrozzeria Ghia, to be the chief stylist. The car was named Varedo to honor the town in which their new … Continua a leggere

Mazda Shinari

  The Mazda Shinari is a pure design concept model of a four-door, four-seater sports coupe which perfectly expresses the ‘KODO – Soul of Motion’ design theme in a graceful and carefree form. The Japanese word Shinari describes the powerful yet supple appearance of great resilient force when objects of high tensile strength, such as steel or bamboo, are twisted … Continua a leggere

Paulin VR Concept

  The VR Concept is a 2-seat sportscar designed for the year 2010. It is the first creation of Swedish Paulin Motor Company, founded by ex-Ford designer Daniel Paulin. This concept car aims to demonstrate Paulin’s vision of future design directions aiming for the market requirements of 2010 and further. The main proportions are typical of two-seat GT cars. The … Continua a leggere

Oldsmobile Incas – Italdesign Incas

  Oldsmobile Incas general architecture is similar to the Medusa (1980) ,a five doors little berline, four seats with a central engine. Nevertheless Incas, thanks to its opening doors system (front doors with a mobile dome just like the Quaranta, and seagull wind opening rear doors) and to its strong sport image, it is an exotic car, a four seats … Continua a leggere

BMW i8

  BMW i8 is a hybrid car with a combination of 3-cylinder diesel engine, turbocharger, plus an electric motor which is claimed  to produce 328 PS power. Another greatnessof this car is able to sprint from 0-100 km / h in 5 seconds and reaches a top speed of 248 km / h (in Germany, a top speed of cars … Continua a leggere

BMW i3

  BMW finally announced its second concept by the name of i3 following the release of the sporty i8. The i3 is purely an all-electric city car and is suited more for everyday driving rather than for high-speed driving. The i3 is a five-door hatchback vehicle that is around the same length as the Mini Cooper hatchback at 151.4 inches … Continua a leggere

Ford Maya – Italdesign Maya

  Maya is a realistic prototype, thought for a little daily production, designed to keep industrial investment quite curbed. The line is typically  wedged and reminds prototypes like the Mangusta, Boomerang or Tapiro, but it is smoother and guarantees a 0,28 cx. Created for American market, the front has a soft-nose bumper, plastic and capable of being deformed material filled … Continua a leggere

Porsche Tapiro – Italdesign Tapiro

  The Porsche Tapiro was designed in 1970 by Giorgetto Giugiaro of Ital Design. It was Giugiaro’s 4th prototype at Ital and one of his favourite at the time. It was based on the Porsche 914/6 platform and featured a mid mounted 2.4 litre flat 6 cylinder Porsche engine, giving 220 bhp and 7200 rpm. There car had gullwing doors … Continua a leggere

Alfa Romeo P33 Cuneo

  Pininfarina received two 33 Stradale chassis and constructed a coupe and roadster body. In its first guise, the Pininfarina Roadster was launched at the Turin Show in November of 1968. Clearly inspired by the Grand Prix cars of the day, it featured a high wing mounted right behind the very open driver’s compartment. After the show, the car was … Continua a leggere

Alfa Romeo P33 Pininfarina Roadster

  The Alfa Romeo Stradale P33 Pininfarina Roadster was designed by Paolo Martin and displayed at the Turin Motorshow in November 1968. The car was built on an Alfa Romeo P33 chassis and had a V8 mid-mounted engine. The second 33 Stradale-based concept car known as the P33 Roadster featured a wedge shaped design, a large overhead spoiler or aerofoil … Continua a leggere