It is striking that, despite a balance of absolute modernity, the supercar Ren profoundly reflects the canons that have always animated designs by Giorgetto and Fabrizio Giugiaro: clean surfaces, a unitary form, the taste for roofs treated like flashy caps (just think of the Aztec of 1988, but also the Nazca of 1991). The family trademark does not fade and continues to speak with relentless energy.
Inside, then, structural parts in aluminium and carbon mix surprisingly with upholstery in grey denim, which beckons to a clientele of young digital millionaires and, again, to a desire for freshness on the part of some past projects (like the Machimoto of 1986). The ultra-modern interfaces, with the innovative screen at the steering wheel, which stays straight when swerving, and the intercom-video for passengers, lay the bases, finally, for everyday usability in the future. The story of Giugiaro’s passion for cars is a forward projection more than ever.
Full article in Auto&Design no. 223