Design to Reality: the Z4 Roadster

Prev Next Image This is where the Z4 began. Although the sketch has the usual exaggeration of most concept designs, the actual vehicle is a whole lot closer to this rendering than is usually the case. While many roadsters, Anders Warming says, use an overall cylindrical shape, the Z4 is characterized by twisting shapes. Note […]

Frasher’s Odyssey

Doug Frasher didn’t want to design the Volvo XC90. It’s not because he’s lazy or anything like that. Rather, when the project came along, Frasher, who is the strategic design chief of Volvo’s Monitoring and Concept Center (Camarillo, CA), had just completed work on the S80 sedan and was hoping that someone else would be […]