BMW, the official sponsor of the event, has released the complete list of the concept cars that will be on display at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. One of the highlights is the Maserati GS Zagato, which will celebrate its world premiere.
The Citroen C-Metisse Concept has won the 2006 edition of the Louis Vuitton Classic Concept Award, that goes to the best working prototype of the year. The ceremony will take place at the Geneva Motor Show.
The Flux concept is a fun-to-drive compact sporty roadster with an hydrogen powerplant and plastic body panels. The exterior design is based on flowing surfaces with transitions between hard and smooth lines.
To celebrate its 10th anniversary Daihatsu has launched a car design competition, open to university students in their final year of study. The theme is "Small Cars for Years 2030 to 2050" and the registration deadline is 30th November.