Andreas Thurner, new VP will lead design of the new global all-electric luxury platform with the first of several models targeted for 2021. Thurner is also part of the team that developed the smashing SC1 Vision Concept.
"Well, what do you want the RDX to look like?" Well, I want it to look like an NSX," says Dave Marek. Sadly, reality derails that idea, but we can always dream! Marek enlightens us on Acura's design and racing at the AGPLB.
The thrill and passion one feels in an off-the-shelf model pales in comparison to a one-off from Taylor Guitars or Marshall Amplification. Rolls-Royce and Bentley aren't the only manufacturers with bespoke products!
At Gibson Custom Shop, they're kind of the pinnacle, the flagship of Gibson brands, and making high end items, bespoke items that are undeniable in every sense of that word.
Ralph Gilles, Head of Design of FCA, is one of the few that has not only has seen it all, but is perfectly candid and comfortable discussing this show. And more remarkable, he does't limit comments to FCA!
The Lincoln Aviator is the vision for Lincoln Motor Company and it's basic four tenants, which are the beauty, gliding, human, and sanctuary. Designers, led by Kemal Curić, call this Quiet Flight.
Working at an OEM, or a company that has strong heritage, you have cues and a strong past to rely on influencing your future products. At Rivian, starting from scratch, four designers tell the tale of a start-up!
Certainly, the aesthetics of cars, the design of cars, leaves a strong impression in young minds. Mecum Auctions allows thousands to unite with their first love. Mecum's John Kraman enlightens us at the Automobile Driving Musuem.
“We already have a wealth of experience with high-performance cars and with racing cars, but a powerful prototype like the I.D. R Pikes Peak was a world first for us,” said Klaus Bischoff, Head of Volkswagen Design.
Sato's mesmerizing accident occurs during the Indy car practice just inches away from me, and small shards slip past the wall and chain link fence, peppering plastic and other material down beyond the safety perimeter. He's lucky to be in one piece!