Saturday, January 23, 2010

Futuremobiles

When I was in elementary school, I loved going to the library for one reason and one reason only. That little library had a collection of books about the future with illustrations by artists like Syd Mead. I was especially interested the future of transportation design.

These supercars of similar sentiment look like they're back from the future, but these pics are from a recent museum exhibit on classic car design in Torino, Italy called: Dream. This exhibit celebrated the the 1960s to 1970s era of design of the Pininfarina group and their contemporaries. That's the 1970
Pininfarina Modulo above, so aws. Check out these intense, yet minimalist interiors!
1962 Bertone Testudo

1968 Bertone Carabo

1972 Italdesign Boomerang
Yes, the dashboard gauges are inside the center of the steering wheel.
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