Retro Revival

The return of classic cars in the form of modern luxury super cars

Implications - This decade has seen a lot of retro revivals, particularly in home and fashion. The fascination with iconic design has now flooded the luxury automotive market. While cars like the Corvette never really lost their appeal, cars that practically disappeared after the 1930s are making a turbocharged comeback.
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Resurrecting Luxury Sportscars - The Tatra 903 Concept
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Average 48,258 Clicks Pub: Jul 2, 08
Resurrecting Luxury Sportscars
The Tatra 903 Concept
Car magazine Auto Design & Styling wanted to resurrect Tatra Motors, the third oldest automobile company (behind Daimler Mercedes-Benz and Peugeot). They commissioned designer Mike Jelinek to create a… [More]
Retro SuperCar Revivals - BMW M1 Homage
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Average 13,754 Clicks Pub: Apr 28, 08
Retro SuperCar Revivals
BMW M1 Homage
BMW unveiled the M1 Homage, the luxury auto maker's sleek new super car at the Concorso d'Eleganza at the Hotel Villa d'Este this past weekend. The unveiling of the Homage was to commemorate the 30th anniversary… [More]
1930s Style Supercars - Bugatti Veyron Sang Noir Black Blood Edition
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Mild 15,039 Clicks Pub: Jul 2, 08
1930s Style Supercars
Bugatti Veyron Sang Noir Black Blood Edition
Just Released: Photo gallery of the Bugatti Veyron Sang Noir - Black Blood. Bugatti freaks will have a little deja vu because the uber car is inspired by the Type 57S Atlantique from the 30’s. Yes, there… [More]
Pushing Super Car Design - Ugur Sahin's Corvette Z03
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Mild 7,552 Clicks Pub: Mar 3, 08
Pushing Super Car Design
Ugur Sahin's Corvette Z03
Corvette is one of the world's best sports cars, at any price. Because they roll off the factory floor hot, designers just love to take the look and performance to the next level. Ugur Sahin made his first… [More]
Supercar Homages - BMW M1 Roadster Concept
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Mild 7,236 Clicks Pub: Jul 23, 08
Supercar Homages
BMW M1 Roadster Concept
The awesome BMW M1 Hommage was introduced at the Concorso d’Elganza in Italy. Combining the retro design and modern manufacturing techniques is a great tribute to the original M1 roadster. BMW recently… [More]
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