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EV Supercar Design Competition

Our own CEO Cor Steenstra has been busy working on starting his Zero Emission Supercar company. Over the past few months he has traveled the globe to set up proper planning and work out the financial side of things. Of course that is a lot easier said than done, but the beginning is there now. We felt it time to see what you think of that idea? Continue Reading…

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Sticky: Styletto Design Optimization

Since the launch of the first pictures for Steenstra GCM of the Styletto, a lot of thought and critique has gone over many details of the design. After the 1/5th foam scale ideation model, it was time to optimize the 3D computer model in time for the presentation at the Dutch Consulate in San Francisco.

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1/5 Scale quick Foam Ideation Model

Justin Horton made a quick fifth-scale foam model of the Styletto, so we could try out some design experimentation on it. It is quite a dusty process, but it does get the creative juices flowing.

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MISSION VIEJO, CA Sep 7, 2009: Renowned international car designer Cornelis Steenstra has just released the first images of his latest project, a zero emission super sports car called STYLETTO. This first American zero-emission super car offers a low slung, extremely aerodynamic body, gull-wing type doors and ample seating to properly accommodate 2 occupants in a space not normally found in these types of exotics.

Steenstra earned his stripes as designer at Volvo, Mercedes-Benz, and Mazda’s European Studios, and was Strategic Design Manager Europe for Hyundai/Kia in Germany, before starting his independent consultancy Foresee Car Design, Inc., in California. Aside from his normal consultancy work for Porsche in Germany, Steenstra also executed a myriad of projects for OEM companies like Nissan, Hyundai/Kia, MG-Rover, Peugeot and Fisker, and was involved with several start-up companies, including several “clean vehicle technology” companies.

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