The Car Design Award – the international accolade that has been awarded since the 1980s to the design teams that have created the best production and concept car projects, as well as the best brand design language – is pleased to announce the 2022 edition finalists. As required by the Rulebook, the jurors selected 10 production car projects and 10 concept car projects unveiled between 1 April 2021 and 31 March 2022, plus 5 brands that have stood out for the formal language of their entire product range. The finalists have been selected by the Car Design Award jury members following the award’s three categories: Production Cars, Concept Cars and best Brand Design Language.

Concept Cars

Astheimer Design Aura
Audi Skysphere
DS E-Tense Performance
IED Alpine A4810
Lexus Electrified Sport
Opel Manta GSe ElektroMOD
Polestar O2
Porsche Mission R
Toyota Compact Cruiser EV
Volvo Concept Recharge

Production Cars

DS 4
Ferrari 296 GTB
Ferrari Daytona SP3
Kia Sportage
Lamborghini Countach LPI 800-4
Lincoln Zephyr
Lotus Eletre
Maserati Grecale
Toyota Aygo X
Volkswagen ID. Buzz

Brand Design Language


The 2022 Car Design Award’s winner announcement ceremony and the delivery of the trophies made by Brembo, partner of the event, will be held on Friday, June 10, 2022 at the ADI Design Museum in Milan, during the Milan Design Week 2022. For all information on the Car Design Award and on the 2022 edition: .