for the year 2015
The Audi AR-1 concept was one of the vehicles displayed
at the 2008 Hongik University degree show. Hongik University
is located in Seoul, South Korea.
The design of the Audi AR-1 is influenced
For the graduating class of 2008 the thesis was to design
the next generation of luxury sedans for their chosen
The Audi AR-1 was designed by Youngmoo Kim. It was created
for the year 2015 and the styling was partially influenced
by the shape of a knot. The only real clue to the fact
it is an Audi design is the large single, central grille
which has been updated with a more angular appearance.
At the very rear of the AR-1 a panel similar in shape
to the grille has been integrated inbetween the taillights.
The curvaceous windscreen and continuous pillarless appearance
of the sideglass coupled with the thick c-pillars are
a particularly successful part of the AR-1's design. In
effect it gives the appearance that the roof is suspended
only from the rear.
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