Giorgetto Giugiaro will bring to Geneva a concept electric carFebruary 27, 2018
The company GFG Style, which belongs to the famous designer Giorgetto Giugiaro and his son Fabrizio, will present at the Geneva Motor Show a concept electric car called Sybilla. As reported by Automotive News, the car will be distinguished by an avant-garde design with retro effects. Also involved in the project was the Chinese company Envision, which was responsible for creating the power plant of the machine.
Design Sybilla will resemble the Chevrolet Testudo, over the appearance of which Giugiaro worked as early as the 1960s. The length of the machine is more than 5000 mm, and the height is 1480 mm. The car will have no front windows. Also the novelty will be equipped with a sliding windshield and doors in the style of “seagull’s wings”.
The power unit of the concept will include four electric motors. Also, the driver will be available for autonomous driving technology. Other details about the car are kept secret.
Giorgetto Giugiaro, who will soon turn 80 years old, began his career as a designer in 1960. In total, the Italian participated in the development of more than 100 serial vehicles of various brands. Giugiaro worked on such models as Volkswagen Golf, Passat and Scirocco. He was also responsible for the design of the BMW M1, Maserati Bora, Audi 80, Fiat Panda and Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo Sprint. In 1999, Giugiaro received the Automobile Designer of the Century award.