16th edition of Autostyle Car Design 2019


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Another wonderful 16th edition of Autostyle Car Design 2019 competition here in Montova,Italy, organizes by Berman. 100 budding car designers enters with only 11 chosen as finalists & prize winners. Presentations by top brand designers and a super Supercar display!

Full details soon. In the meantime, please check out this fab video from the event.


Autostyle 2019 – Award Winners

Best Proposal Sports Cars

Simon Kafmann (Italy), Umeå Institute of Design

Best Proposal Urban Cross Over

Andrew Pomponio (Italy) Università degli Studi, Gabriole ’Annunziio

– Facolta di Architettura

Creativity Design Auto & Design

RahulRamith Vishigu (India), Domus Academy

Simon Kafmann (Italy), Umeå Institute of Design

Audience Award

Sabrina Rungaldier (Italy), ISSAM Modena

On 3 October Dallara’s Dialma Zinelli addressed the subject of reducing aerodynamic drag, which from the racing world becomes now more important for optimizing fuel consumption and the performance of standard cars.  The next day John Paul Gregory from Bentley presented intricate details of the new Continental GT, while Hideaki Iida and Stephan Jubt Rasmussen from Toyota ED2 European Design Center in France, illustrated the new Lexus UX Compact Crossover, with Lamborghini Design Manager Mitja Borkert covering the new developments from the iconic Italian luxury sport car manufacturers.

Regular presenter Alessandro Maccolini from the Centro  Stile Alfa Romeo, discussed the design elements of the Tonale SUV concept, which debuted at the last Geneva Motor Show, while three representatives from the Ferrari Design Centre from nearby Maranello, spoke about the new generation of the Monza SP1 & SP2 high performance sports cars.

Two other high profile personalities within the automobile and jewellery industries offered interesting insights to their  chosen careers: Horacio Pagani, the famous founder of the supercar brand, illustrated the history of the Zonda Collection, while Fabrizio Buonamassa from Bulgari, a former car designer with Fiat outlined the parallel relationships between the different sectors in the world of design.