Eysing presents PF-40 e-Moped designed by PininFarina

Eysing presents world premiere PF 40, an e-moped designed by Pininfarina, at Masters Expo 2022. The two brands recently have signed a collaboration for the development of e-mopeds that celebrate the iconic Eysink and at the ...

KIA EV 6 Wind

The third Kia EV 6 that I experienced over recent weeks was the US version Wind. This is the most downmarket version of the Kia EV 6 available in the US, price as tested still $48,710. Although the car looks pretty much the ...

KIA EV 6

The second KIA EV 6 was painted in a gorgeous Forest Green metallic. It was base version in Europe which meant that it didn't have the HUD nor the fancy trimming equipment of the GT Line version, but it did in every other ...

KIA EV6 GT Line

I had three opportunities to drive the Kia EV 6 recently, different versions for different countries as well, and different colors. This first one, the Metallic Blue GT Line I drove in the Netherlands. I picked it up when it ...

Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV: Versatile High-Tech and Luxury

Mercedes-EQ. EQE SUV, Designskizze // Mercedes-EQ. EQE SUV, design sketch The EQE SUV is the multi-purpose variant of the EQE executive saloon. Like the latter, it is available with the essential innovations of the EQS and at ...

START YOUR DAY WITH ALPINE’S ALPENGLOW

FORMAT 16-9 This is what motor sports needs to look like tomorrow: as sensational as ever – and ever cleaner. Alpenglow represents Alpine’s reboot. It is ushering in a new age revolving around a solid commitment to ...

ROLLS-ROYCE SPECTRE: RR FIRST FULLY-ELECTRIC MOTOR CAR

In 1900, Rolls-Royce co-founder, Charles Rolls, prophesised an electric future for the motor car. Having acquired an electric vehicle named The Columbia Electric Carriage, he foresaw its suitability as a clean, noiseless ...

Renault 4EVER Trophy hints to an Icon

DESIGN - STUDIO EXTERIEUR - FORMAT CARRE The Renault 4 is much more than a car: it is a true icon. With over 8 million units sold in more than 100 countries, it has been crossing generational and social gaps for the past 60 ...

Polestar 3 Electric SUV – Leading by Design

Polestar (Nasdaq: PSNY) officially reveals the Polestar 3 electric performance SUV. Scandinavian minimalism and purity work together with the key ingredients of a sport utility vehicle, defining the SUV for the electric age. ...

Volkswagen design study GEN.TRAVEL makes world debut

At Chantilly Arts & Elegance near Paris, the Volkswagen Group will present an innovative design study that will redefine the long-distance mobility of the future on September 24. The all-electric powered Innovation ...

DACIA Manifesto: Living Lab for Dacia

With the MANIFESTO concept, the brand is emphatically reaffirming its unrivalled vision for an essential, cool, robust, affordable and environmentally efficient car. MANIFESTO concept is a lab for ideas and a vehicle that is ...

Ferrari Purosangue First 4 Door Ferrari 12 Cylinder SUV

The Ferrari Purosangue is the first ever four-door, four-seater car in Ferrari’s history, but models with two rear seats have played a significant role in the company’s strategy since the very beginning. Now, in the ...

ŠKODA AUTO Concept study VISION 7S

Unveiling its seven-seater VISION 7S study, ŠKODA AUTO provides the first specific outlook on the brand’s new design language, which combines robustness, functionality and authenticity. The VISION 7S is also the first ...

Mercedes-Benz EQS Development

The EQS is the all-electric luxury saloon from Mercedes. With it, Mercedes-EQ is redefining this vehicle segment. The EQS is also the first model to be based on the modular architecture for luxury and executive-class ...

The Digital Making of the Porsche Mission R Concept

"Every Porsche has to be clearly recognisable as a Porsche. Many elements that we envisage in studies find their way later into production cars. This also applies to motorsports. Moreover, our customer sports vehicles ...

Pagani Huayra Codalunga, Grandi Complicazioni on Wheels

Pagani Automobili is delighted to present the latest bespoke creation from Horacio Pagani: the Huayra Codalunga, a limited edition of just five vehicles, produced in close collaboration with clients. Beneath the elegant and ...

ŠKODA AUTO Vision 7S features New Design Language

Releasing the first exterior sketches of the VISION 7S concept car, ŠKODA AUTO reveals further details of its new design language. The drawings provide a preview of the study’s body. The sketches show a powerful SUV ...

Lucid Air Sapphire Breaking Records

Lucid is setting new standards with the longest-range, fastest-charging electric car on the market with the award-winning Lucid Air, today introduced Sapphire, Lucid’s new ultra-high-performance brand, led by the new Lucid ...

DeLorean Omega Concept Imagines 2040

I have a hard time with DeLorean trying to re-imagine what it would've been like if they had products over the past 40 years. That seemed all more of trying to explain why their Alpha 5 looks the way it does, and does not ...

Aston martin V12 Vantage Roadster

Aston Martin is proud to introduce the new V12 Vantage Roadster – a uniquely exciting and ultra-exclusive limited production model which combines the thrilling performance of the most powerful Aston Martin Vantage ever ...

Aston martin DBR 22

Aston Martin has chosen the 2022 Monterey Car Week to unveil the spectacular DBR22 for the first time: A V12-engined two-seater coach-built design concept, celebrating the marque’s extraordinary bloodline of open-cockpit ...

DeLorean Also Imagines Their Future by 2040

I have a hard time with DeLorean trying to re-imagine what it would've been like if they had products over the past 40 years. That seemed all more of trying to explain why their Alpha 5 looks the way it does, and does not ...

2024 DeLorean Alpha 5 PlasmaTail Concept Revealed

In all the flurry of introductions around the Pebble Beach Concourse weekend, you can be forgiven to have missed this little nugget. DeLorean not only presented their Alpha 5 but they also introduced the Alpha 5 PlasmaTail ...

MULLINER BATUR STARTS BENTLEY DESIGN REVOLUTION

Bentley Motors has today unveiled the Bentley Mulliner Batur – a new two-door grand touring coupé limited to 18 series pieces that embodies the start of a design revolution at Bentley.Created by Director of Design Andreas ...

Bugatti Mistral Unveiled

Mate Rimac, Bugatti Rimac CEO, said: “For the final roadgoing appearance of Bugatti’s legendary W16 engine, we knew we had to create a roadster. Well over 40% of all Bugatti vehicles ever created have been open-top in ...

McLaren Solus GT revealed – From fantasy to reality

McLaren Automotive today reveals the McLaren Solus GT, the stunning realization of a concept car from the screens of virtual racing into an extreme expression of track driving engagement that will exhilarate in the real ...

Acura Precision EV Concept

Acura Precision EV Concept At the Pebble Beach venue Acura debuted the Acura Precision EV Concept previewing the performance brand’s future design language as it prepares to enter the electrified era starting in 2024 with a ...

Entries For New DeLorean Challenge!

Thank you all for your interest in this challenge. Admittedly there is no prize for this, but the challenge is real, and so are the entries received. We have selected the top ones and given them each a separate gallery so ...

Hyundai N-Vision 74 Concept

Inspired by Hyundai Motor’s heritage, N Vision 74 is a high-performance hydrogen fuel cell hybrid rolling lab that underlines the company’s leadership in sustainable performance technology. N Vision 74 is inspired by ...

Karma GS-6: One Sexy Beast!

This American built Karma GS-6 is the best American car on the market and fully worth every cent. So, that is out there. I know a lot of the back story and I have heard all the criticisms, so I was quite apprehensive when I ...

Hyundai Unveils Design of Electrified Streamliner IONIQ 6

Hyundai Motor Company today revealed the streamlined and timeless design of the highly anticipated IONIQ 6, the second model in its IONIQ dedicated all-electric-vehicle lineup brand. IONIQ 6, which Hyundai describes as an ...

Lynk & Co’s new Concept Car ‘The Next Day’

At a recent on-line media event in China, a brand new concept car was revealed and presented by VP of Design at Lynk & Co, Stefan Rosén. Time to find out a bit more about this fascinating concept car and the ideas ...

Cadillac Introduces Project GTP Hypercar

Cadillac Project GTP Hypercar front Cadillac revealed the Project GTP Hypercar that previews the third-generation prototype race car from the American luxury brand. In 2023, Cadillac will contest the IMSA WeatherTech ...

2022 Buick Wildcat EV Concept

Buick Wildcat EV concept passenger side profile. The Wildcat EV concept also introduces a new, expressive face for Buick, distinguished by a bold, forward-leaning front-end appearance that features a low-mounted, trapezoidal ...

Car Design Challenge: Design the Future DeLorean

The DeLorean brand has had it's up and downs throughout the last 40 years and now that there is a survival of the brand it might be time to find out what is the essence of the brand identity, what are the key parts which can ...

Highly Anticipated New DeLorean: Was it worth the Wait?

For weeks if not months several people from the new DeLorean startup in Texas have been sending out teasers of what was the new DeLorean, the successor to the famous DeLorean DMC 12. At the time the DMC 12 was penned by ...

Maserati Introduces the MC20 Spyder!

Performance and comfort: the dual souls of Maserati, harking back to the brand’s racing roots and its iconic GranTurismo spirit. These features are now taken to a new level in terms of performance and driving pleasure in ...

Renault reveals Scénic Vision

Through its purpose, its sustainability strategy and the launch of the Renaulution strategic plan, Renault Group and its brands have embarked on a major transformation, moving from a race for volume to the creation of ...

Exploring Curaçao with the MINI Convertible

It’s not difficult to experience the Netherlands in a completely different way. All you have to do is travel a good 8,200 kilometres southwest and you're there: on Curaçao, the 444-square-kilometre Dutch island in the ...

New BMW 7 Series for a Digital Era

BMW is leading the luxury segment into a new era that will be shaped by innovations in the fields of sustainability and digitalization. With the new BMW 7 Series, the world’s most successful manufacturer of premium ...

Lincoln Star Concept

Lincoln Star Concept exterior sketch With a sleek, aerodynamic silhouette and connected cabin experience, the Lincoln Star Concept debuts globally today, hinting at the brand’s design language for its future electric ...

2015 25th Anniversary Fail

Back in 2014 for our 25th anniversary I tried to create a concept based on the Alfa Romeo 4C, but then aimed at the American market as an SRT. I wanted to improve the ease of access so opted for doors that run into the roof. ...

Aygo X prologue – A new vision for the A-Segment

Located near Nice on the French Côte d’Azur, ED² is Toyota’s European Design studio. For most of the 21st century, Toyota has been a leader in the A-segment in Europe. Committed to the future of this segment, it tasked ...

Nissan Leaf EV

In driving the Nissan EV in Europe I had thought that the range would be far less of an issue as it generally tends to be while driving in California. The distances there are so much greater and therefore the need for range ...

Kia reveals new design philosophy and EV6

Kia Corporation has today revealed the first images of the exterior and interior design of EV6, its first dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV), ahead of the car’s world premiere in March. EV6 was designed under the ...

2025 Corvette Stingray Design Competition Winner

We announced the winner of our Facebook 2025 Corvette Stingray Design Competition in early January. That winner, Eric Stoddard from Chrysler, Hyundai/KIA and Ford fame, didn't stop with the sketch work he submitted. He ...

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Electric SUV

The ID.4 is Volkswagen’s first all-electric SUV and the brand’s first global EV. Built on Volkswagen’s MEB electric vehicle architecture—the modular electric drive matrix—it marries the strengths of a purpose-built ...

2022 Kia Carnival

The all-new 2022 Kia Carnival Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) replaces the outgoing Sedona to become a multifaceted and unexpected companion.  Staking claim on the unoccupied space between SUV and family hauler, the ...

Hyundai IONIQ 5 Redefines Electric Mobility Lifestyle

Hyundai Motor Company today launched the IONIQ 5 midsize CUV during a virtual world premiere event. As the first model in Hyundai’s new IONIQ brand dedicated to battery electric vehicles (BEV), IONIQ 5 sets the benchmark ...

Remembering Bruce Meyers, creator Meyers Manx Buggy

Bruce Meyers lived the life most people only read about. A surfer, inventor, artist, war hero and racecar driver, Meyers distilled the essence of 1960s Southern California car culture with the invention of his Meyers Manx, a ...

The Sundancer 370 Sea Ray Model with New Design Elements

Designworks, a BMW Group company, announced today a collaboration with leading pleasure boat manufacturer, Sea Ray, to develop a new sleek, sophisticated design language for the brand.  The first new, redesigned model – ...

Wacom Car Design Webinar with Cor Steenstra

Jump in, fasten your seat belt and join Cornelis (Cor) Steenstra as he takes you on a journey into the world of car design. Born and raised in the Netherlands, Cor started drawing cars, race cars, trucks, buses and trains at ...

VW Tiguan

I handed in this Volkswagen Tiguan earlier this afternoon to Budget Car Rental. Normally we get the evaluation vehicles from Volkswagen directly through their press fleet here, but me being out of the country and VW ...

New Dacia Bigster Concept

For the past 15 years, Dacia has consistently rolled out contemporary, simple, and appealing vehicles. Relying on an unrivalled know-how, Dacia leverages the best proven and amortized technical solutions from Groupe Renault ...

RENAULT’S “ NOUVELLE VAGUE ” Renault 5 EV Concept

At the presentation of Groupe Renault’s Renaulution strategic plan, Renault lifted the veil on its strategy for the next five years and beyond. With Renaulution, the Renault brand embraces the changes from the automotive ...

Kia Seltos SX GDi: Apples and Pears

Having driven the Kia Stonic for a while in Europe, I was quite interested to see what the Kia Seltos in the US would be like. On paper their prices seemed to be similar and their sizes seemed to be as well based on the ...

Kia Stonic T GDi

After all the trouble with the Peugeot's rental cars in Europe I was so done that I begged Budget to let me have another brand of car. I had to drive to another location in the Netherlands, Apeldoorn, a charming town where ...

Design Lead-Time Efficiency using Virtual Reality

For the VW Instagram #volkswagendesign2050 competition I wanted to see how quickly I could go from initial sketch ideas to presentation in VR and with renderings/animations. With this it could prove it to be a viable option ...

Peugeot 2008

Following my troubling experiences trying to get into the Peugeot 308 I asked Budget Car Rental at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to get me a taller car. They again only had Peugeot's available, but guaranteed me that this 2008 ...

Peugeot 308 Stationwagon

While on my, due to the Covid outbreak, extended European trip I rented quite a few cars, every 2 weeks another one. Why? I had no car there and I wanted to get up to date with what cars were on the market in Europe. Most ...

Virtual Design Development

With the advances in computer technology and the development of affordable Virtual Reality technologies the automotive design industry has changed dramatically. Of course there are still those who like to cling on to ...

Lasting beauty that moves: Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS

The Vision EQS, a milestone on the way to the future of Mercedes-Benz. At the International Motor Show in Frankfurt (12 September to 22 September 2019), Mercedes-Benz will show the challenges of the future: sustainability is ...

Porsche Taycan: The sports car for a sustainable future

Porsche presented its first fully-electric sports car to the public today with a world premiere held simultaneously on three continents. "The Taycan links our heritage to the future. It carries forward the success story ...

Audi A1 Trail at IAA Frankfurt

Static photo Color: Solar sky Audi is completing its quartet of visionary vehicles and will be at IAA 2019 to showcase an electric off-roader for the future of road transport: the Audi AI:TRAIL quattro, a comprehensive ...

The All-new Renault CAPTUR: All new, still a CAPTUR

2019 - Nouveau Renault CAPTUR As a pioneer on the urban SUV market, the Captur has sold 1.2 million units since its launch in 2013. It rapidly became the best seller in its segment, both in France and in Europe. It retained ...

The 2020 Audi Q3 Sportback

Design Sketch Audi is adding a compact SUV in coupé shape to its model range: the Audi Q3 Sportback. The new model combines the strong presence and versatile everyday convenience of an SUV with the sporty elegance and ...

DeTomaso P72: A Modern Day Time Machine

De Tomaso “One of the greatest untold stories in automotive history.” The brand was founded in 1959 by racer and visionary Alejandro de Tomaso. Widely recognized for the most popular model, the Pantera, this merely ...

Finally the first mid-engine Corvette | 2020 Stingray

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Chevrolet fulfills the long-term promise of the iconic Corvette with the introduction of the 2020 Stingray, the brand’s first-ever production mid-engine Corvette. The sum of everything ...

2019 Toyota Camry with Pathetic Connectivity!

I had been looking forward to driving the latest Toyota Camry. I've seen it in various guises, especially with the blacked-out c-pillar it looks the part, and was wondering how it would compare to the fierce competition in ...

2019 Ford Explorer Limited 4WD

We finally had a chance to drive the current Ford Explorer in this Limited 4WD version. It had been a long while since I last drove one of these and I must say, I was pleasently surprised. The Ford Explorer has truly become ...

The new BMW X6. A leader with broad shoulders

The new BMW X6 blends the agile and versatile driving properties of a Sports Activity Vehicle with the head-turning looks of a coupe. The third-generation X6 employs a clean, exclusive design language to ...

BMW VISION M NEXT

https://youtu.be/GH2xPIadfnI In future, drivers will be able to choose whether they wish to be driven or do the driving themselves. With the BMW Vision M NEXT, the BMW Group is revealing its take on how driving ...

2019 Chevrolet Camaro

Since we had driven the Ford Mustang both in Coupe and Convertible versions we wanted to compare those with the current Chevrolet Camaro and it was time we did so. As said, I was pre-judging the Mustang because it had ...

2019 Dodge Charger R/T

The Dodge Charger has been around for quite some time, going back to those good old days when the Chrysler Group was part of the Daimler Chrysler organization. Of course there have been some face-lifts going on and there ...

2019 Ford Mustang Convertible

We drove the 2019 Ford Mustang Convertible in the Greensboro, NC area for a while. I had been quite skeptical about the Mustang, since if presents itself with this HUGE front end overbearing everything else on the car, where ...

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