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Warming Up: Mini to get new design head as Hildebrand exits

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Dec 2nd, 2010 at 9:26AM

Mini, perhaps more than any other automotive brand in the world, is defined by the style of its vehicles. Sure, Minis are decent performers and score pretty well on the fun-to-drive quotient, but the initial attraction of the brand is often due to the brand's excellent execution of "the look." And, beside Alec Issigonis, the designer behind the iconic original Mini, this successful design language can be most directly attributed to Gert Volker Hildebrand, who up until now served as the head of the Mini Design Studio. That means Hildebrand is responsible for the reborn Cooper from 2001... Read More

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