Thursday, December 2, 2010

Aston Martin Viceroy Design Study

Not quite so convinced about this one. Looks way to close to the Mazda Shinari concept again. Strange to see convergence between the two brand's advanced design. Granted the execution of AM tends to be better, but the similarities are striking. I am screaming "bespoke" right now!

No, we are not talking about a pack of smokes carrying the logos of the famous British luxury manufacturer on a side, but about the brainchild of Christopher Chilcott, a student at the Swansea Metropolitan University.

Created by an individual who describes himself as “not left handed or from a mechanical background” the Viceroy concept has been intended as a celebration of being British, with all the traits which come with this background.

The car draws inspiration from the “golden mile of tailoring,” as the Savile Row shopping street in London is known. Not from the design standpoint, but from the point of view of a car which, according to the designer, screams bespoke.

The very nicely executed Mazda:

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