Stylish Geneva concept can be adapted to suit the family look of several different car makers, says Italian design studio
27 February 2019

Italdesign will unveil a near-production-ready electric supercar concept called the DaVinci at the Geneva motor show – and says the design could easily be used by a number of brands.

The Italian design house conducts styling work for car firms, but has also produced its own Zerouno and Duerta sports cars in recent years.

The new concept has been developed and built at Italdesign’s Moncalieri base.

The firm claims it is a pure GT car for the premium segment, but has yet to reveal any of the powertrain’s technical details.

The four-seater is 4981mm long and 2124mm wide, with a wheelbase of 2900mm and ground clearance of 119mm.

Italdesign said the design was conceived so that “with a few adjustments” it could be adapted to series production and “the family feeling of several brands”.

The supercar will have gullwing doors, with aerodynamic tail-fins built into the rear doors.

The Zerouno and Duerta both feature carbonfibre bodywork, with carbonfibre and aluminium chassis, and it is likely that the DaVinci will make extensive use of both.

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27 February 2019

I really hope that either Italdesign or another manufacturer makes this car.  I may never be able to afford one myself, but it would just be such a joy seeing one of these on the roads.  A stunningly beautiful design.

27 February 2019

This is how you design elegant, unfortunately for me the new Ginetta is a complete design mess. Please someone take this up - i am guessing one of the aspiring Chinese EV brands will grab this...

27 February 2019

This is how you design elegant, unfortunately for me the new Ginetta is a complete design mess. Please someone take this up - i am guessing one of the aspiring Chinese EV brands will grab this...

28 February 2019

An utterly conventional design with all the current styling cliches thrown in. Zero inspiration. Calling itself Italdesign does the great Giugaro outfit no justice. Calling this car DaVinci adds further insult to the great man.

28 February 2019

The fact that I can imagine this as the next Audi  E-Tron RS, BMW i9, AMG EQ GT, Jag I-Type, etc, etc... makes you realise just how similar premium cars look these days...

It is a looker though! 

28 February 2019

That is beautiful, but do you not think that the minor design alterations will change that?

As has been said, will probably end up as Chinese junk.

Leonardo would have been chuffed to bits

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