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Ferrari Top Design School Challenge 2015 has got 12 interesting finalists

Ferrari Top Design School Challenge 2015 - Futurismo concept

The preliminary stage of the contest saw participation from 50 top design schools from across the planet.

The Ferrari Top Design School Challenge 2015 is nearing its completion as 12 finalists are vying to go home with a highly coveted award. The Italian supercar maker conducted the first and second editions of the contest in 2005 and 2012 respectively. The objective is to spot a design talents at a young age.

Each entry envisions a future Ferrari supercar and as we can see, the panel of judges are going to have a tough time picking the winner. The finalists are chosen from four design schools (three entries each) – Hochschule Pforzheim (Germany), College for Creative Studies in Detroit (US), Hongik University in Seoul (Korea) and ISD-Rubika in Valenciennes (France).

Ferrari Top Design School Challenge 2015 - Horizon concept

The participants were asked to envision Ferrari cars for the year 2040.

The winner will be elected by an elite jury panel composed of Ferrari designers, engineers, drivers and popular collectors that include Sebastian Vettel, Paolo Pininfarina, Aldo Colonnetti, Nicola Boari, Franco Cimatti, Jay Kay, Rodolfo Gaffino Rossi, Flavio Manzoni, Nick Mason, Andrea Militello and Marc Newson (TBC).

There will also be a special award (Premio Speciale) for the entry which receives highest number of online votes on Ferrari’s official Facebook page. The results will be announced on January 15, 2016.

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Each entry looks futuristic while retaining Ferrari’s design DNA with heightened emphasis on aerodynamics.

Ferrari Top Design School Challenge 2015 – Finalist concepts


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Winner of national level automotive quiz competitions, Nithyanandh aka Nithz jumped into the blogosphere right after gaining a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Love for automobiles and an even greater drive to share his knowledge with the automotive community, Nithz is Deputy Editor at RushLane.

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