[ #Design #CarDesign #Film ] Daniel Simon is a German concept designer and automotive futurist. He...
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The car to design was explained in the film script to be the fastest road car of its time. Not due to its aerodynamics but its incredible power – a supercharged, 16 cylinder engine.
This key sketch illustrates the long wheelbase, lifted chassis, twin rear wheels, modern integrated rear fenders, and sloped rear deck. Over the course of the further design development, more automotive elements form the 1940′s era were introduced – like long sideboards, exposed exhaust pipes and straighter cross sections – to give the car a believable and classic 40′s look as opposed to the originally intended utility look.
Film: Captain America: The First Avenger / Marvel 2011
Lead Vehicle Design: Daniel Simon
Director: Joe Johnston
Production Design: Rick Heinrichs
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