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Radical new Italdesign EV pays tribute to 1973 idea

Italdesign has unveiled its first bespoke EV, referred to as the Asso di Picche in Movimento, celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Audi Asso di Picche idea.

Designed by firm founder Giorgetto Giugiaro, it is stated to be a contemporary interpretation of his 1973 automotive however “formed by the ideas of security and electrification”.

Comparable in profile to the Audi 80-based unique, the futuristic two-door coupé majors on aerodynamic effectivity with new alloy wheel designs, cameras as a substitute of door mirrors and a closely streamlined one-piece glass roof that meets an energetic spoiler on the rear. 

The roof has been engineered to filter out 100% of ultraviolet rays and has been bolstered to enhance the automotive’s torsional rigidity.

The physique itself is made fully of aluminium and its home windows out of polycarbonate to maintain weight to a minimal. 

It additionally receives Italdesign’s new horizontally flipped D-shape brand, which is consistently illuminated to type a part of the daytime operating gentle cluster. 

In one other neat nod to the unique idea, the entrance air consumption has been reimagined as a charging port. 

Little is understood concerning the new automotive’s drivetrain or technical specs, however Italdesign has stated that it is 4662mm lengthy, 1230mm excessive and 1945mm extensive, making it related in dimension to the BMW Z4.

Inside, it has been modernised in an identical vein, with a minimalist design that focuses on “being very stress-free and nice for the 2 entrance passengers”. 

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