Maserati Alfieri Concept has been announced the ‘2014 Concept Car of the Year’ at the prestigious Car Design Night in Geneva yesterday. Organised by Car Design News and attended by the industry’s leading automotive designers, Car Designs of the Year Awards are completely independent in that the judging panel is made up of a truly global cross-section of professional designers from carmakers, educational establishments and suppliers. The Alfieri Concept has also been receiving tremendous response after unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show and is now confirmed for confirmed for production in 2017.
Maserati Alfieri Concept, a 2+2 concept car, was designed to celebrate the brand’s centenary, with the name Alfieri commemorating the most prominent of the founding Maserati brothers. Designed at the Centro Stile in Turin, the car was masterminded by Head of the Centro Stile Lorenzo Ramaciotti and led by Marco Tencone, who proudly accepted the Car Designs of the Year award on Maserati’s behalf.
Owen Ready, Editor Car Design News said, “The design of sports cars with fine volumes and beautiful proportions is something Italian car design has long excelled at, but the Alfieri’s more contemporary design elements have been executed with impeccable judgement. The result is a classic Italian sports car which is utterly modern.”
Source : CarDekho