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Aston-Martin Lagonda redux

As a kid growing up in the 80’s the Aston-Martin Lagonda was an exotic curiosity. Outrageous edges, disjointed proportions, and a space-age interior..it was like a strange vision of the future, a future that involved digital instruments. 293 more words

Car Design

How base jumping made its way inside the Jeep Renegade

When Klaus Busse, Vice President of Interior Design for FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles group) was designing the 2015 Renegade, his team created a brown/light-grey cabin with pops of anodized orange accents. 959 more words


legislative quirks

Car design is often such a detail obsessed profession. The difference between the right or wrong design can be explained in mm often. Is that surface perfect, or better than perfect? 198 more words

Design Analysis

Kimona over to my place, drive here in your Rolls

This year Rolls Royce is showcasing the things it is willing to do to its cars for its wealthier customers. A one-off car, the Serenity, will be shown at Geneva this year to this end. 237 more words

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Ride Engineered - the 1980 Mercury Monarch

The Ford Granada/Mercury Monarch pair are not known to be among Ford´s finest cars. Given that reputation, it may come as a surprise to some (it surprised me) that Ford marketed it as a rival to Mercedes’ W-123 in its 280E guise. 1,326 more words

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2015 Fiat 500C review

DTW takes a Fiat 500C on a road trip. What did we learn? For one, don´t trust the fuel gauge and for another, it´s amazing people buy the Ford Ka.  1,320 more words

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The Renault 16 is fifty this year. There are none left.

Our good friends at Renault UK´s press office have sent us a reminder that the Renault 16 is fifty years old this year.

Philippe Charbonneaux is credited with the design of this car which was in production from 1965 to 1980. 689 more words

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