Local Motors Pacific Motors Competition Ends, 3 Winners Chosen
In brief: After a huge number of entries, public voting and commentary, three winners have emerged in the latest design contest from Local Motors.
Local Motors, whom we've showcased here at FutureCars has conducted and finished their latest vehicle design contest: The Pacific Motors Competition.
Three winners have emerged after long rounds of public voting and commentary. Winning designers receive cash prizes and a chance to have their creation become reality, as has the Rally Fighter from a past contest.
The Pacific Motors Competition focused on designs for the lifestyle of the Pacific Northwest, so most entries were off-road capable themes focusing on the environment and outdoor activities and sports.
Went to Pierre Gimbergues for his design, Gaia. It is a 4-seat hybrid sports leisure vehicle with an electric motor in each wheel and batteries slung along the chassis.
Went to Oliver Poulet for his design, Pangea. This is a muscular-looking 4-5 seat SUV. It is also electric and has optional solar panels, a removable top, and is designed to be both an in-city driver as well as an offroad weekender.
Designer Marc Senger took third with the Rove. This is a crossover-style SUV with unique round doors. It's powered as a range-extended hybrid and has several amenities geared towards the outdoorsman and extreme sports fanatic.
And so ...
Some great designs from up-and-coming designers over at Local Motors.
Photo credits: Local Motors
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