Category World Car Design of the Year highlights the new car that has an innovative design. Kondidat represents all participants of the World Car of the Year this year. The jury judge RAPIDE as Aston Martin, “Grand Touring four-seat design with the most chic,” said one juror, Tom Matano who is executive director of the School of Industrial Design at Academy of Art University, San Francisco.
Another juror, Masatsugu Arimoto who is chairman of the Japan Auto Color Award program and the Japan Car of the Year mention RAPIDE Concept is able to bypass the consumer expectation of a sports car emapt door. “This car is very beautiful and proportionate dati all angles,” he said.
Winners of World Car Design of the Year is the Chevrolet Camaro previous (2010), Fiat 500 (2009), Audi R8 (2008), Audi TT (2007), Citroen C4 (2006).