31st August 2011

Ford Evos Concept at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

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  • Looks like: Ford’s take on the Aston Martin Rapide
  • Defining characteristics: High-mounted grille, tiny headlights
  • Ridiculous features: Four gull-wing doors, information screens galore inside
  • Chances of being mass-produced: Not in this form, but expect design cues to grace future Fords

Ford likens the four-door Evos concept to the Iosis concept introduced at the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show. You’ll notice the Iosis’ influence on Ford cars you see today, like the new Focus and Fiesta. Near Detroit last week, chief designer J Mays (no relation to this writer) said to expect similar influence from the Evos.

“We got a lot of mileage out of Iosis as the precursor to what became Kinetic Design,” Mays said, referring to Ford’s current design ethos. “What we’re looking for is a design DNA that will take us through the next five years.”


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