Cars

Design Development: Audi A8

Design Development: Audi A8

Every vehicle design development story is unique, but the development of the new Audi A8 is in many ways an archetypal example of a new vehicle design p...

04 August 2003
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Design Development: Ford 427 concept

Design Development: Ford 427 concept

 The 427 concept is a modern, all-American sedan inspired by the exuberance of the company's landmark sedans of the 1960s and was designed in Ford's Irv...

12 June 2003
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Design Development: BMW Z4

Design Development: BMW Z4

The Z3 launched in 1995 changed all that. The Z3 was designed to compete at the top end of the new sports car market sector defined by the Mazda MX5/Mia...

16 May 2003
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Design Development: Jaguar XJ

Design Development: Jaguar XJ

Many designers regard the original 1968 Jaguar XJ6 as one of the classic sedan shapes of the last forty years, so it's maybe not surprising that many of...

07 April 2003
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Design Review: Bertone Birusa concept

Design Review: Bertone Birusa concept

The wedge-shaped profile is characterised by a classic Bertone device - a dihedral-shaped side window with an undercut lower glass section, as featured ...

04 March 2003
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Design Review: Audi Nuvolari quattro concept

Design Review: Audi Nuvolari quattro concept

Design Review: Audi Nuvolari quattro concept

04 March 2003
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Design Development: Renault Megane

Design Development: Renault Megane

Behind the design of every major mass market car lies a myriad of different factors that impacted upon how it came to be. The importance attached to som...

28 February 2003
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Design Development: Smart Roadster and Roadster Coupe

Design Development: Smart Roadster and Roadster Coupe

At the 1998 Paris Motor Show the two seater 2.5 metre long Smart City Coupe was launched. This was the beginning of a new car brand and the most radical...

12 February 2003
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Design Development: Aston Martin AMV8 Vantage

Design Development: Aston Martin AMV8 Vantage

The Detroit Auto Show is becoming a significant showcase these days for Aston Martin. Just as the V12 Vanquish was originally launched as a concept at t...

07 February 2003
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Design Development: Saab 9-3

Design Development: Saab 9-3

Although hatchbacks have traditionally been very popular in the UK and France, that trend seems to be waning, with buyers increasingly preferring lifest...

17 December 2002
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