EYE Concept by IED and Tesla Motors to Debut in Geneva [Video]

Tesla Motors is known for its innovative work in the area of clean electric powertrains. The company recently commissioned a group of eleven L 'Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) of Turin students studying for their Master of Arts in Transportation Design to come up with a new Tesla concept that meets several criteria. These include being a 2+2 type everyday sports car with high levels of comfort, youthfulness and digital-age compliance. Supervising the young ones' work were designers such as Luca Borgogno from Pininfarina and Franz von Holzhausen Chief Designer of Tesla Motors. The final product is called the EYE and has been produced as a full-scale model for exhibition at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.

Also being presented in Geneva at the IED stand are two concept car model designs in 1:4 scale.  The first is from second year student Vasiliy Kurkova and his Jeep Pygmy which takes a look into the future of Chrysler and Fiat working together to create a new vehicle based on the Fiat Panda Cross 4x4.  The second is, Libido, a draft thesis by Joseph Barbera, Andrea Guerra and Frederick Vecchiatini. It projects the brand qualities of the Aston Martin marque for a vehicle in the year 2025.

Eye at the Geneva Motor Show

L 'Istituto Europeo di Design of Turin unveiling, 80th International Motor Show in Geneva (Stand 5041 Hall 5) EYEThe futuristic concept car designed by students of Master of Arts in Transportation Design - work experience a.a. 08/09 in collaboration with Tesla Motors.

The concept, created as a full-scale model, stems from the desire to test the skills of young designers and find out their vision of the future: hence the choice of the Institute to look beyond the traditional car makers combined with a reality that is synonymous with innovation. Tesla is in fact a company that produces a 100% electric car, the green heart of which dovetails neatly with attractive design, sporty performance and maximum driving pleasure.

EYE derives from research on the identity of Tesla to meet a new goal: to design a Everyday 2 +2 sports car set to become a status-symbol, a car whose features captivating and sporty performance that addresses accomplice an affordable price, to target young, cosmopolitan, still connected with the world through the net and digital technologies.

EYE is the work of the eleven students of the Master, coordinated by Luca Borgogno, Senior designer Pininfarina and Andrea Militello, Senior designer FIAT. Essential throughout the process, the supervision of Franz von HolzhausenChief Designer of Tesla Motors.

Eye was made possible thanks to the collaboration of: Pirelli, OZ Racing.

Besides the full-scale model, IED Turin present within the stand two concept cars in 1:4 scale designed by the students of three-year course in Transportation Design - car design a.a. 08/09. The jeep Pygmy of Vasiliy Kurkova, Student of II year Fiat looks to the future of Chrysler and, in light of the recent agreement, imagine how to combine the technical know-how, platforms and values of the two brands in a car that was based on the Fiat Panda Cross 4x4. Libido, Draft thesis Joseph Barbera, Andrea Guerra and Frederick Vecchiatini, Is based instead on the mark Aston Martin, Which interprets the values of excellence, sportsmanship and elegance, projecting them in a car for the market of 2025.

All models have been constructed CECOMP

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scratchy996 scratchy996
electric IED ? the talibans will like this.
Feb 18th, 2010 7:05pm
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BrianWCF BrianWCF
Video has been added to article.
Feb 18th, 2010 5:33pm
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v6s_stink v6s_stink
A new toy for rich guys who don't understand physics and like government subsidies.
Feb 18th, 2010 10:33am
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