Italdesign DaVinci concept can be embodied in the serial versionMarch 18, 2019
An interesting concept was presented at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Moreover, the company claims that the model is designed in such a way that only minimal changes are required for mass production.
In the Italian car studio Italdesign decided, the 500th anniversary of the death of the great artist Leonardo da Vinci is an excellent reason for the name of its own concept. However, the feature of the model is in the title, and in readiness of the new Gran Turismo for mass production. The length, width and height of the concept are 4981, 1966 and 1392 mm, the wheelbase is 2900, and the clearance is 119 mm.
According to the company, for a small-scale production of the car will require a minimum of modifications, and production can be arranged as under its own brand Automobili Speciali, or under any other brand. Moreover, the concept was presented with a fully electric installation, but was also designed taking into account the possibility of using an internal combustion engine (installation of a 4.0-liter V8 turbo engine is assumed).
Filippo Perini, head of Innovation Design, says: “We pay tribute to the genius of the multifaceted personality Leonardo, dedicating to him this car. We consider it the predecessor of modern engineers. Da Vinci’s eclectic approach to all aspects of creativity, whether painting, sculpture, architecture or design, inspired us in our daily work. ”
Unfortunately, the company is not ready to announce any specific dates for the start of production and sales, as well as the estimated cost.
Also note that the Chinese highly respect luxury cars, including minivans with a spacious and rich interior. Therefore, the studio Italdesign decided to present the Vulcanus minivan, built on the basis of the Mercedes V 260 L., in the local market.
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