The “Maserati Shortcut99″ is a concept car designed by Andrea Spaggiari. It was inspired by other Maserati automobiles such as Merak, Indy, Khamsin, and GranTurismo.
Notes from the designer:
Meet the car that has a longitudinal front engine over 450 hp V8 with rear wheel drive, ready for road races in style Maserati car company to which I dedicated this project.
Qualifies as a pure exercise in style, or an anticipation of the next sport the house of origin Bologna. The inspiration comes from vintage cars such as the Merak, the Indy, the Khamsin and the latest Gran Turismo. The stylistic elements that make it instantly recognizable are the details of external polygonal shape as the front grille and the composition of the taillights.
The most recognizable stylistic features of the coupe are the sharp peaks and rear fenders, which are dissolved in the door panel to define a side view of the car to accentuate the wheels, hence the name of the project. English and not Italian name deliberately because the basic idea contrary to traditional lines and the theorists of the body that leave dall’anteriore along the hull to the rear.
And ‘in fact been developed, combining a classic design with a startling new line combinations and risky high-tech, modern materials for the bodywork and chassis, so as to provide a futuristic vision of technology and style.
Link via Behance Network