First Sight

First Sight: Smart Fortwo and Forfour

First Sight: Smart Fortwo and Forfour

"Dress-down Wednesday," remarked a colleague as Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche walked on stage wearing jeans and no tie. While it was a hot day in Berlin, Z...

21 July 2014
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First sight: Volkswagen Passat (2015)

First sight: Volkswagen Passat (2015)

In recent years, European buyers have been switching their mid-size sedans and wagons for smaller cars, crossovers and SUVs. The Volkswagen Passat, Euro...

07 July 2014
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First Sight: StudioTorino Moncenisio

First Sight: StudioTorino Moncenisio

Alfredo Stola has presented Studiotorino's latest project ‘fuoriserie Moncensio' in the National Automobile Museum of Turin. As we arrive, Mr Stola is a...

24 March 2014
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First Sight: Citroën C4 Cactus

First Sight: Citroën C4 Cactus

We named the Citroën Cactus concept our star of last year's Frankfurt motor show. Its bold, clear and human design philosophy is perfectly in tune with ...

27 February 2014
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First Sight: Hyundai Intrado concept

First Sight: Hyundai Intrado concept

Peter Schreyer's first Hyundai concept car, the Intrado, will officially be revealed at the 2014 Geneva motorshow next week but Car Design News got an e...

25 February 2014
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First Sight: Ford Mustang (2015)

First Sight: Ford Mustang (2015)

When Ford set out to create the sixth generation of the Mustang, enthusiasm within the company was global - even though it's never been sold outside of ...

09 December 2013
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First Sight: Nissan Qashqai (2014)

First Sight: Nissan Qashqai (2014)

Having already sold more than two million units worldwide in seven years, a betting man wouldn't have put money on Nissan designers ‘going all radical' ...

08 November 2013
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First Sight: Volvo Concept Coupé

First Sight: Volvo Concept Coupé

It's clear talking to the team responsible for the Volvo Concept Coupé this isn't just 'another concept car'; it's a manifesto for where the sole remain...

30 August 2013
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Mini Vision concept: what does it say about the brand's future?

Mini Vision concept: what does it say about the brand's future?

The sight of Mini design head Anders Warming presenting a holographic, 3D projection of the Mini Vision concept as if appearing in his own cartoon was c...

01 August 2013
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First Sight: BMW 4 Series

First Sight: BMW 4 Series

Within BMW, it was an ongoing discussion for two decades: what to call the coupé version of the 3 Series? With the new model pictured here, the advocate...

17 June 2013
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