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Issue no. 237 summary

Event A&D: 40 years of history on display
“Il Progetto Raccontato – La Mostra dei 40 anni”, which puts Auto&Design in the spotlight until 10 November, was inaugurated on 18 June at the Turin National Car Museum. A journey in time through… by Edoardo Nastri

Event Car Design Award, here are the 2019 winners
Alfa Romeo’s design teams for the Tonale Concept, Peugeot for the 208 and Citroën for brand product range design have won the Car Design Award 2019. Awarded by an international jury and… by A&D

Cover story Hyundai Sonata, emotional value
For the eighth series of the Sonata – the medium-large saloon that Hyundai has been offering for more than thirty years – the Korean company is now launching its new design philosophy, that “sensual sportiness” that was launched last year… by Fabio Galvano

Event Hyundai / Milan Design Week 2019, tomorrow’s surprises
In the bubbly, cosmopolitan context of Milan Design Week 2019, the creative talents from the Hyundai brand have set up a space that manages to illustrate with a delicate touch some of the essential features of the car of the future… by Silvio jr. Suppa

Design story Ferrari F8 Tributo, a hint of romance
Very technical, but with a hint of romance. That’s how the new Ferrari F8 Tributo appears, which as its name suggests is meant to be a way of honouring the long series of V8s from the manufacturer in Maranello… by Fabio Galvano

Design studio Peugeot Design Lab, designing freedom
The big bronze-coloured coupé seems to be playing hide and seek in the half-light with the surfeit of little lions crowding the room, imaginary offspring of the enormous feline look-alike exhibited in Geneva… by Silvio jr. Suppa

Design story Peugeot 208, strong personality
For the new Peugeot 208, it is all about the proportions. The perfect balance of height, width, wheelbase, overhang, windshield rake, and glass to sheet metal. That was the bedrock on which… by Peter Sigal

Design studio Toyota ED2, mediterranean light
The search for new paths. For forms, materials and colours. This was the function assigned to the ED2, or European Development Design if you prefer the acronym in full, the style centre set up… by Massimo Nascimbene

Show Shanghai 2019, Chinese electric cars with style
While the decline of the big Motor Shows in the west proceeds inexorably, the last Shanghai Show has confirmed that creativity and multiplicity of proposals have moved decidedly eastwards… by Silvia Baruffaldi

Concept car Arcfox ECF, nascent identity
Giving a precise, clearly defined stylistic identity to a nascent brand is no simple task for any designer, although the mission is a little less challenging if your name is Walter de Silva. The Arcfox ECF is an electric car concept presented to…by Edoardo Nastri

Concept car Cupra Formentor, dexterity and strenght
“Formentor, named after one of the most famous and elegant places in Majorca, is the first concept specifically planned for the Cupra sports brand, which was created one year ago from SEAT’s offshoot brand.”, states Alejandro Mesonero-Romanos… by Fabio Galvano

Design story Ford Kuga, more saloon less SUV
“Our customers say that they are ready for an even more emotional design, and in this respect the new Kuga comes right up to expectations. More elegant, lower and roomier, it thrills you from the very first glance”. The words of Amko Leenarts… by Edoardo Nastri

Design story Mahindra XUV300, flamboyant personality
The success of its first unibody SUV – XUV500 – convinced Mahindra, the Indian manufacturer that appeared on the international market some years ago, that the time had come for a compact SUV as well… by Fabio Galvano

Concept car Skoda Vision iV, designed to surprise
As you move towards that big yellow silhouette shining in its gold-pigment-enhanced paint, one comment can be heard rising from the team standing around it: “It’s a concept, but it’s 80% definitive”… by Silvio jr. Suppa

Design studio Insight into Magna Design House
The Magna Design House is now celebrating its 20th anniversary. Since its inception, it has grown in status and reputation within the field of transportation design. Milestones include the family of 8 MILA…

Concept car Mitsubishi Engelberg, challenge SUV purposes
With its Engelberg Tourer, Mitsubishi has shown us a second design teaser for a forthcoming new SUV model, which it is said will be the successor to today’s Outlander. The name comes from the popular Swiss ski-resort… by Wim Oude Weernink


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