• Feb 19th 2010 at 10:59AM
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IED Tesla EYE concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

Though it proudly sports a chrome Tesla Motors logo on its nose, the Geneva-bound EYE concept pictured above was not penned by that California company's designers. Not directly anyway. That credit goes to 11 transportation design master course students at the Istituto Europeo di Design of Turin (IED). That's not to say Tesla Motors wasn't involved in the effort, though. In a bid to uncover the student's future-vision, the school decided to hook up with the company whose name they felt is "synonymous with innovation," and the team went on to develop its green dream under the supervising eye of Franz von Holzhausen, Tesla's chief designer.

Though we'll likely never see how this full-size model looks rolling down the road, we will get see it posing for the public at the Geneva Motor Show. Perhaps our photos taken there will better reveal whether the concept has successfully achieved its makers' goal of creating a 2 + 2 sportscar "conceived to become a status-symbol."

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      • 5 Years Ago
      Alfa concept as well.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Alright, any one wanna start placing bets on how many touchscreens or just screens for that matter are inside? Sheesh
      • 5 Years Ago
      Nowaday designers like wearing G-string, regardless genders.
      • 5 Years Ago
      More proof that car designers are running out of ideas.

      First the gaping mouths and cars that look like they are high on laughing gas, now all the cars look like Siamese cats.
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