Automotive

Volkswagen previews ID. Space Vizzion Concept

The seventh member of the Volkswagen ID. family of concept is a wagon variat derived from the ID. Vizzion Concept sedan presented in 2018.

Volkswagen ID. Space Vizzion Concept Design Sketch Render

Thanks to the specific openings in the front end and roof sections, which optimize the air flow, the concept features a very low Cd value that allows to achieve a range of up to 590 km (WLTP) or 300 miles (EPA).

Volkswagen ID. Space Vizzion Concept Interior Design Sketch Render

The interior combines generous space with a completely digitized cockpit that offers advanced usability.

Volkswagen ID. Space Vizzion Concept Interior Design Sketch Render

For the cabin designers made consistent use of trims made from sustainable raw materials, such as the new AppleSkin™, an artificial

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Aston Martin reveals limited edition AMB 001 racing bike

The AMB 001 made its debut at EICMA, the Milan Motorcycle Show and marks the beginning of the partnership between Aston Martin and Brough Superior.

Strictly limited to just 100 examples, the track-only AMB 001 combines the Aston Martin design DNA with Brough Superior’s engineering expertise.

Among the distinctive feature of the sports bike concept is a chassis configuration with a double wishbone front fork and structural carbon fibre body.

Taking their inspiration from the new series of mid-engined Aston Martin cars, the Aston Martin Design team worked on clear principles of form and function, where design and engineering had

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New Škoda Octavia: interior design sketches

The interior of the fourth-generation Octavia – set to debut on 11 November in Prague – is characterized  by a new multi-level instrument panel and a large central display.

Another distinctive feature is the two-spoke steering wheel, a first for the company.

Skoda Octavia Interior Design Sketch

Topped by a large, free-standing central display, the instrument panel is composed of several layers whose lines and colors reference the signature shape of the Škoda grille.

The instrument panel’s visual width emphasizes the cabin’s generous sense of space.

Skoda Octavia two spoke steering wheel design sketch render

The two-spoke steering wheel integrates buttons and scroll wheels that make for enhanced ergonomics.

In the center console, a

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Kia Futuron Concept – Car Body Design

With a design based around the notion of dynamic purity, the Futuron Concept combines balanced proportions with pure shapes and surfaces.

The Futuron name itself is a portmanteau of ‘future’ and ‘on’, hinting at the switched-on, electric nature of future SUV designs from the brand.

Kia Futuron Concept

From the official Press Release:

The Kia Futuron Concept is built around a single, strong ‘360-degree’ design notable for its pure, smooth form devoid of ornament. The delicate diffusion of the body’s surfaces creates a series of taut, flowing shapes which twist, expand and contract around the body. The result is a sleek and streamlined

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Free 3D Webinar: Parametric 3D modeling techniques in Rhino and Grasshopper

This webinar is the second organized in collaboration with Novedge, the leading online software store for design professionals, and follows our first webinar Introduction to Grasshopper for Designers, held in December 2018, and Designing 3D Patterns with Rhino and Grasshopper, published back in March.

This new Rhino/Grasshopper webinar, titled “Parametric 3D modeling techniques in Rhino and Grasshopper, will be held this Wednesday, October 23rd at 11:00 PDT.

 

The webinar is free, and those who are interested in participating can register at Novedge.com.

 

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Parametric 3D modeling techniques in Rhino

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New Land Rover Defender: Design Sketches and Process

New Land Rover Defender: the design

Presented at the last Frankfurt Motor Show, the new Defender reinterprets the iconic model with a modern design while maintaining the all-terrain capability and the tough, practical character.

Audi RS 7 Sportback

Audi RS 7 Sportback

Based on the A7 Sportback presented in 2017, the RS 7 presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show features a 560hp 4 liter V8 engine and a number of sporty design elements.

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Škoda previews new Octavia with design sketches

Skoda New Octavia Design Sketch Render

The design sketches show the Octavia’s flowing silhouette characterized by the coupé-like roofline. Among the distinctive elements are the new front section, large wheels and tail lights with crystalline elements.

Skoda New Octavia Design Sketch Render

The Octavia is Škoda’s best selling model. Originally launched more than sixty years ago, it has sold more than 6.5 million units to date.

2013 Skoda Octavia

Above: the 2013 Škoda Octavia

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Car Brakes when we ideally replace the car brakes

Car Brakes because the brake lining component is directly related to driving safety. As usage continues, brake performance will decrease.

Car Brake

Power to stop the wheels reduced. For this reason, improvements need to be made so that the condition of these components still work optimally.

Taqwa Suryo Swasono,

a senior mechanic and racing car expert from the Garden Speed ​​workshop, said that the true braking of a vehicle, especially a car, can last for thousands of kilometers. Except for the fast-moving components such as brake lining.

“Brake pistons, ABS, hoses, it can last a long time.

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Toyota reveals new-generation Mirai Concept

The original Mirai was launched in 2014, and was a demonstrator of the potential of hydrogen to power clean and sustainable mobility, combining a driving range with refueling time equivalent to conventional vehicles and water-only emissions.

2014 Toyota Mirai

The first-gen 2014 Toyota Mirai

Since then, approximately 10,000 Mirai have been sold globally.

Scheduled for launch starting in late 2020, initially in Japan, North America and Europe, the second-generation Mirai features an evolution of the FCEV technology, with improvements in the fuel cell system performance and increased hydrogen storage capacity, resulting in a 30% increase in driving range.

Toyota Mirai Concept

The vehicle has also been

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