â€œIMAGINE THE PEUGEOT IN THE WORLDWIDE MEGALOPOLIS OF TOMORROWâ€
"Create a Concept Car which is designed to evolve within the cities of the future, whilst retaining the key values of the 21stcentury. The projects should bear Peugeot's stylistic codes and must contain the following four aspects included in this design competition: environmental awareness, social harmony, interactive mobility and economic efficiency.
Together with the design, entrants must include a text explaining the concept of the vehicle.
During selection, particular consideration will be given to the following: the originality of the concept and the clarity of explanations, faithfulness to the values of the Peugeot brand, creativity regarding style and the quality of the final product.
3.2. At the end of the competition, PEUGEOT will build a full size model of the winning vehicle, which will be exhibited at the Shanghai Motor Show in April 2009.
See the Peugeot website for contest rules and entry requirements
Will the winner get the full-size model after being shown in Shanghai? This would be amazing!
I have a lot of work at this moment, but if I findo some time I'll give it a try, I'm not good enough but this kind of challenge are so good to improve at the max you can at the time, the worst thing could happen is I get the las position, XD
Question...how detailed does one have to be usually in competitions like this? Is it strictly about interior/exterior design, or does one need to know things about the internal mechanics that makes a car run?
I haven't read the article which is linked, but you can stop worrying about the mechanical details. Just the exterior and interior will be necessary.
Of course, you will need to provide enough space for the workings; and you'll have to include little things like gear-stick whatever. But remember, they're talking metropolis here so you can go all futuristic and have a tiny engine etc.
If you have a look at the entries from the last years, you can clearly see, that technical feasibility is barely a criterion for peugeot's selection process... Well, the winners were quite realistic. But in the top twentys there were a lot of crazy vehicles. Take [url=http://www.seriouswheels.com/2007/2007-Peugeot-Concours-de-Design-N-Jooy-1024x768.htm]this[/url] as an example.
I don't know what kind of response competition No. 4 got from the Blender community, I wasn't keeping track at the time, but No. 3 was quite well subscribed.
That was the time when Blender was actually mentioned and recommended on the Peugeot site as one of the possible tools for the task. There was also an official Peugeot gallery put up of the Blender entries on Blender.org.
Should be interesting to see what we come up with this time. Furry Peugeots anyone?
Wow, cool. Intriguing idea. A full-size model? Wow... too bad you can't hop in it and drive around! ;D
What exactly do they mean by "social harmony, interactive mobility and economic efficiency"?