The EDAG No.8 roadster concept was shown at the 2005 Frankfurt
Motor Show. The No.8 concept is designed for the fun and
extroverted lifestyle. The concept is based on the SMART
Roadster platform, with only cosmetic changes.
Johannes Barckmann, head of the EDAG design team says
of the No.8
"We designed the EDAG Show Car No. 8 for a target
group that wants to express their individuality and positive
attitude to life."
The EDAG No.8 has more than a hint of Lotus
Elise familiarity, but why not, it's a proven formula.
The front end is particularly menacing with slim, dark
headlights and three piece grille, echoed by the rear
valence with twin center exhausts.
The rising waist line, emanating from the rear of the
front arches helps the EDAG No.8 achieve a poised, taught
The center mounted rear airscoop however looks over the
top, and does little favors for the No.8's overall appearance.
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