The car was being designed as Laurens van den Acker arrived as Mazda’s new director of design. Please register to create a portfolio for viewing by CDN’s global readership. Forgotten username or password? Login If you are a member of a group subscription please contact your subscription’s administrator. The rear wheels are set out from the body, and an all-glass canopy goes around the driver and passenger. Concept Car of the Week:
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Concept Car of the Week: Mazda Nagare () – Car Design News
We found examples of motion influencing the shape and surface of furniture, architecture, apparel, and artwork. The engine was mounted amidships with a six speed X-trac semi-automatic transmission delivering power to the rear wheels. We want to suggest where Mazda design will be in The interior also has the futuristic look.
Conventional automotive design dictates that the panels of car bodies are comprised of smooth, clean and clear surfaces. Concept Car of the Week: The Mazda Nagare is a celebration of proportions and surface language according to its designers. The Mazda Furai was to be the climax of the Nagare design language. Still, it was an interesting surface treatment, and the Mazda 5 was a well-designed MPV.
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The Nagare design lineup is a showcase of nahare Mazdas may look like in The Nagare language finally saw an application in Mazda production car, the Mazda 5 MPVpossibly an unfortunate choice for such a flowing design language. You are about to delete your Directory. On the last drive of the day, the engine caught fire and driver Mark Ticehurst was barely able to escape with his life. It was a raw interior for raw performance. September Learn how and when to remove this template message.
The engine was built by company Racing Beat, who also made natare rotary-designed muffler. If you are an individual who has subscribed or registered, please contact subscribers cardesignnews. Depending on your point of view, the flowing lights resembled bamboo leaves, calligraphy, or, most ominously, blue flames. Before the amazed crowd was a car that was more than a supercar, but maybe just a bit less than a full Le Mans prototype.
Mazda says the car is more production-ready than the rest of the lineup.
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These designs have been constructed into concept cars, starting with the car masda the same namewhich nagrae started this design series. This page was last edited on 8 Septemberat The Mazda3 is advertised as having “nagare-inspired illuminated headlight details” on the top-of-the-line Grand Touring trim. Natural motion registers an impression in your brain and that’s what we hoped to nagxre with the new Nagare surface language. These can be seen in the cars’ design, where some areas have the flowing motion.
In order to showcase Mazda’s proficiency with interior packaging, the Nagare swapped convention for a central driver’s seat up front, while in the rear, the car could be configured either with two sculpted seats, or the seat back could be flattened against the rear firewall to give space for three passengers.
Franz von Holzhausen Laurens van den Acker. The car debuted in the LA Auto Show. The flowing lines are soft and rounded at the front wheel arch and grow more energetic as they travel along the car.