Its more of a land oddity than a space oddity, but that wont stop fans of the late David Bowie from flocking to the Festival Automobile International later this month.
The festival will be featuring its first full-scale concept carcreated in tribute to musical icon Bowieproduced entirely with 3D printing, announced Massivit 3D Printing Technologies, one of its creators, in a press release.
We were keen to support this project and present the car almost as a piece of art, very much like a sculpture, said FAI president Rmi Depoix.
I am very impressed with this new technology. It opens up new opportunities in terms of creativity and design for the automotive industry.
The carsleek, low and spaceship-looking with Union Jacks etched on its rimswas designed by Takumi Yamamoto,and created by Massivitand Marie 3D.
It was Yamamotos dream to build a Bowie-inspired concept car embodying the artists personal and physical traits.
The designer, who specializes in one-offconcept Hypercars, among other things, ...