Ferrari Xezri Concept
New images and details on the Ferrari Xezri Concept, the project by Turin IED graduate Samir Sadikhov that won the 2nd prize at the Ferrari World Design Contest 2011.
The Ferrari Xezri by Samir Sadikhov from Azerbaijan is a sportscar inspired by wind for both the aesthetics and the aerodynamics, taking into consideration the principles of “flexible aerodynamics”.
The rear wing, positioned horizontally on the car’s roof, is automatically activated at speeds higher than 200 km/h, revealing an air intake that allows to better cool the engine.
The Xezri project was selected for the “purity and elegance of its design, proposed in future perspective. The shapes are reminiscent of some of the most charming Ferrari of the past.”
Samir Sadikhov received the award from Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa, Paolo Pininfarina and Flavio Manzoni.
IED participated in the final stage of the contest with two other projects: the 540 Pegaso by Giuseppe Ceccio, Giacomo Pierin e Matteo Politano and the Ethesian by Alessandro Nardolillo, all graduated from the three-year post-diploma course in Transportation Design – academic year 2010-2011.
The three projects were selected by Ferrari among a total of 11 proposals, developed by students as their final thesis for the course.
All the projects will be on display at the “Apriti IED – Naturally Powerful 2011” exhibition, which will take place at the school headquarters until the end of September.
The exhibition is free and open to the public from Monday to Friday, 9AM-1PM and 2PM-6PM – closed from 6 to 21 August.
(Image Courtesy: IED)