XX Edition of Autostyle officially announced – Car Design Competition returns


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The XX Edition of Autostyle is now official. This long standing, unique event will happen on 11 & 12 October next, at Villa Schiarino, located in San Benedetto Po (Mantua, Italy), the same beautiful location of the past edition.

On top of the very popular and interesting workshops from the main Design Center and the exhibition of the super models, this year the Design Competition for the students is restored.

Berman S.p.A. – the leading designer and manufacturer of OEM body components and genuine accessories, located in San Benedetto Po (Mantua, Italy) – presents the XX Edition of  Autostyle Design Competition.

This landmark edition restores the Special Versions International Competition.

Students from Design Schools are invited to take part in the competition by creating two special versions based on an existing original production or concept car.

All the proposal will be evaluated and three main awards will be assigned:

  1. Committee Award: assigned by representatives and Chief Designers of Carmakers
  2. Press Award: assigned by some of the main specialized magazines, including long term partners, Fleet Car (fleetcar.ie)
  3. Audience Award: assigned by people attending the event

  1. Allowance

Students will be allowed to add accessory components and modify original components, specifically:

  • bumpers • front grilles • side skirts • spoilers • wheel arches • mouldings • alloy wheels
  • modify colours

2 . Limits

No modification of the body is admitted.

It is not allowed to use any image already processed by others, including those available on the web .

3.Evaluation Criteria

  • Design and styling language coherence with the brand
  • Originality and innovation
  • Elegance
  • Accuracy and feasibility


Applications (please send your resumé and your portfolio/ size limit: 10 MB) must be sent by e-mail to autostyle@berman.it, by June, 10 – 2023 with the subject: “AUTOSTYLE 2023 – STUDENT”.

The selected designers will be notified for their participation to the event.

Complete projects must be then submitted by July, 31 – 2023.

The selected students will attend the awarding ceremony during the event on 11-12 October in Mantua, Italy.

None of the material submitted will be returned and all rights to the use are reserved to Berman, provided that the name of the author is clearly indicated.