• 2020 Maserati GT Garbin Concept

Jaime Cervantes, Andrea Coccia, and Chetan Rajput, a trio of students from the Transportation Design at the Politecnico di Milano in Italy, have come up with a design study that is fit to wear the Maserati crown. Under the guidance of Fiat, these students chose to create a design study of what a Maserati GranTurismo inspired vehicle would look like in 2020 with a throwback to the Maserati Ghibli produced in the late sixties/early seventies. It goes by the name of Maserati GT Garbin, but its look is anything but retro with some unique and modern interpretations.

The GT Garbin’s surface language features discontinuous shapes and luminescent fabrics as seen a fashion design concept called the Armani Collection Privé 2010. The modern edge was added through the use of dramatic, futuristic shapes inspired by the Opera Theatre of Valencia, by Calatrava. The sparkle comes in the form of various blue LED lights scattered throughout the exterior and unique doors that open outward and then slide forward. A typical Maserati grille was thrown in there for good measure.

The same design language was brought to the interior of the vehicle and is used to connect the door panels to the dashboard. The GT Garbin Concept can fit four adults in seats that seem to be a little awkwardly shaped. A long piano-black center console breaks up the look of the interior and houses the air conditioner, navigation, and entertainment system controls.

This concept was sponsored by Fiat, so the GT Garbin will use the same 4.7 liter V8 engine as seen on the Maserati GranTurismo. Not that we will ever see this concept out on the road. Then again, that’s what many people said about the Lamborghini Indomable Concept and now the Mostro DiPotenza SF22 is a major work in progress.


Source: Diseno Art

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  (394) posted on 06.26.2012

The uses of LEDs in the headlights are trending nowadays. It’s definitely an eye-catching for others who just passed by. No wonder it became a part of the style and innovations of modern cars.

  (530) posted on 04.27.2012

Its LEDs are definitely the eye-catchers! It is apparent that it is futuristic, but upon closer observation, its figure isn’t as stylish as it seems to be.

  (1211) posted on 12.25.2011

It looks very futuristic on that platform and design. However, I really bet that this one is an electric vehicle which is very unreliable for these days. Anyway, I hope that it won’t stay as a concept only.

  (858) posted on 10.19.2011

This is the kind of concept that I bet. The car manufacturers didn’t really have a plan to put on the market production. Alas!

  (372) posted on 10.13.2011

It was really oozing with angst and aggressiveness, and they are right that it had a futuristic touch which I found so impressive on this one and I must say that I can’t wait to see this one and know more about what’s the other details of it.

  (287) posted on 10.11.2011

I’m impressed with its blue LED headlights, it’s so unique even the styling that it had been quite awesome and fabulous for me, but I wonder if what will be the interior of this one will look like.

  (119) posted on 09.16.2011

I also love those blue LED lights. A very well crafted concept from maserati.

  (119) posted on 09.16.2011

I would love to see something like this on the road in 2020. It looks so futuristic and unreal.

  (9) posted on 08.22.2011

this car is really cool i might get on 2020

  (453) posted on 07.29.2011

I can say that this concept is quite impressive. I like the exterior design of the car and the lights within the car producing a blue light and also the door of the car. A sliding door for a future sports car.

  (830) posted on 06.29.2011

Let’s not forget that this car is still a concept though in my opinion It already passed my standard as a production vehicle. BTW, it seems that they haven’t planned yet the engine of the car.

  (398) posted on 06.29.2011

Well, as expected from the Maserati it has an amazing look. The LED lights on this concept is such a winner! However, the only downside is the performance of the car.. It seems that they need to work on that part..

  (599) posted on 06.1.2011

The details on this concept is quite unique and its beyond an average for a student designer. I think its a smart choice to use LED for this car. Well, if this car can’t make it in the production, at least I want to see some details on Maserati’s future production.

  (579) posted on 05.31.2011

The design concept looks promising. Though there were irregularities on some portions, I can say that this one will become one of the trendiest cars in the future. I like the LED lights, I guess the students were very inspired from watching Tron. Just kidding.

  (419) posted on 05.18.2011

Well guys, lets face it. How many concept design studies have you seen that were actually made into production vehicles? Only a few. So this one will probably end up much like the others before it.

  (488) posted on 05.17.2011

I would agree with you guys that this concept is good. But I highly doubt if this would make any leap from the drawing board. It still has a few details that are still out of reach.

  (530) posted on 05.16.2011

Well, if we want to see this one get built, it will depend on the company. So, Maserati, it is in your hands now. Do you want this great design to go to waste?

  (238) posted on 05.16.2011

Wow, this one is definitely a good looking design study. These students really know how to come up with great cars. Now if only the automakers just build them.

  (394) posted on 05.16.2011

As a sister company of Ferrari, Maserati always has an awesome platform and performance as well. And for this future production, I bet it would offer more that what we expect! I can’t wait for the update in this car.

  (419) posted on 05.16.2011

hmm. The LED of this car reminds me of the BMW ConnectedDrive! I like the platform of this car and I think its kind of futuristic. BTW,I bet it would deliver a good fuel economy!

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