Car Design News Contest 2008: the winners

Car Design News Contest 2008: the winners

Car Design News has announced the results of the 2008 Design Contest. New Zealander Jay Wen and Iranian Seyyed Javad Ghaffarian have respectively won the professional and student categories.

(cover image: T-PO concept by Jay Wen)

The winning project of the professional designers category is the T-PO concept by Jay Wen from New Zealand. It is a 2.7 meters-long ‘robot-looking’ three-wheeler with a ball front wheel and retractable rear wheels.

Magic Trycicle by Seyyed Javad Ghaffarian Magic Trycicle by Seyyed Javad Ghaffarian

The second and third places were respectively won by Nicholas Dunderdale from the UK and Jussi Timonen from Finland.

The student category was won by Seyyed Javad Ghaffarian from Iran with its Magic Tricycle three-wheeler concept, capable of rotating around a longitudinal axis so that it can be driven as a motorcycle in urban areas.

In the same category Jongpil Shin (South Korea) has won the second place while Igor Yastrebov (Russia) has placed third.

Among the designers composing the Jury were Gorden Wagener, Martin Smith, Shiro Nakamura, Ajay Jain, Luiz Alberto Veiga, Bryan Nesbitt, Li-Chih Fu and Ralph Gilles.

For more information visit Car Design News or the contest image gallery .

(Source: Car Design News)

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