Michelin announced Monday the theme for the 2007 Challenge Design - "Road Safety for Everyone." Designers will pen vehicles that "...are independently safe and can better share the road with trucks, motorcycles, passenger vehicles and pedestrians." Designs will balance accident avoidance, occupant protection and pedestrian safety with consideration of commercial viability based on visual appeal. Now that's a tall order...
Highlights of the 2006 designs displayed at NAIAS after the jump.
Grip: Unlimited by Carlos Eduardo de Carvalho
Three Passenger Thrill Ride (3PTR) by John Lazorack III
Brutale by Thierry Dumaine
8WD by Joseph Liang