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Car design over the decades


#41

Cool Graphic.
biplaneblues.blogspot.ro/


vimeo.com/43233380


#42

omg that’s awesome.


#43

I do like the Chrysler S Dart Concept that someone posted. I may try to find some blueprints to model it :slight_smile:


#44

englishrussia.com/2012/03/16/car-design-trends-throughout-decades/



#45

retronaut.co/2012/08/pontiac-brochure-1940/

!940 Pontiac

http://cdn1.retronaut.co/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/135-520x228.jpg
http://cdn3.retronaut.co/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/1110-520x398.jpg


#46

85 Years of GM Design: the timeline

carbodydesign.com/2012/06/gm-design-the-timeline/


#47

Marian87: nice


#48

Thanks :slight_smile:
Let’s see what other interesting stuff I find today.


#49

Tracing the Evolution of Automobile design: Factors influencing the development of aesthetics in automobiles from 1885 to the present.
porseshname.somee.com/mohsen%20jaafarnia%204%20Tracing%20the%20Evolution%20of%20Automobile%20design.pdf


#50

Evolution of Japanese car design.
smilorama.com/evolution-of-japanese-car-design/

Evolution of the Dodge Charger.
denisdesigns.com/blog/2009/06/the-evolution-of-an-auto-brand/

Evolution of the Ford Mustang
mustangevolution.com/mustang-history/

Interesting; Corvair’s influence in car design.
curbsideclassic.com/automotive-histories/automotive-history-how-the-1960-corvair-started-a-global-design-revolution/

Automotive Evolution Virtual Tour at Virtual Henry Ford Museum
ideationtriz.com/new/materials/automotivetrizcon.pdf

An Illustrated History Of Automotive Aerodynamics
Part 1 (1899 – 1939)
Part 2 (1940 – 1959)
Part 3 (1960 – Present)

Chrysler years
allpar.com/history/chrysler-years/


#51

Marian87@ Do you have designt the forge.local-motors.com/pages/pro … 9#projects ? :question:


#52

Yup, those are my babies :smiley:


#53

DO F1 drivers actually drive the car any more or do thay just muck about with the radio?


#54

http://www.apphotos.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/ArtArtifacts09.jpg
carwinism.com/
http://www.carwinism.se/sites/default/files/rattar-final-skalad.jpg
http://www.carwinism.com/sites/default/files/searchlight.jpg

Windscreens.
http://www.carwinism.se/sites/default/files/windscreen.jpg


#55

http://sphotos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/76825_10151396396909056_1971046941_n.jpg


#56

Volkswagen Golf Mk I to Mk VI

Volkswagen Golf Mk I to Mk VII


https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/533681_482798351742957_1947677783_n.jpg

Dacia Logan 2005-2013



#57

Pictures will be added…eventually :stuck_out_tongue:

[size=150]Cars of the 1940s[/size]

Small cars

Volkswagen 1945 http://failedmessiah.typepad.com/.a/6a00d83451b71f69e20120a5bf7db3970c-800wi
Morris Minor 1948 http://ned.ronet.ru/0/1948%20Morris%20Minor.jpg
Morris Eight Series E 1938 http://www.iamo.org.uk/images/Morris8SeriesE1939PurchasedAug1994%20(2).jpg
Ford Taunus G93A 1948 http://www.cartecc.com/Bilder/Hersteller/Ford/FordTaunusB01.jpg
Toyota Model SA 1947 http://www.prewarcar.com/images/stories/editor_images/images/stories/editor_images/toyota-sa-1947-simple-quiz-.jpg
Standard 8HP 1945 http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/uploads/cars/standard/2766071.jpg
Datsun DB 1948 http://www.earlydatsun.com/datsundb2side.jpg
Crosley 1948 http://static.ddmcdn.com/gif/1947-1948-crosley-convertible-and-wagon.jpg
Fiat 500C 1949 http://blog.webexpedition18.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/22.jpg
Citroën 2CV 1948 http://www.briansewell.co.uk/brian-sewell-com/images/citroen-2cv-softup.jpg
Renault 4CV 1946 http://ingineru.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/renault4cv45.jpg
MG Y-type 1947 http://brooklin-models.co.uk/images/P/LDM%2028%20LARGE-01.jpg
Panhard Dyna 110 1948 http://ned.ronet.ru/0/1946%20Panhard%20Dyna%20110.jpg
Austin A40 Devon 1947 http://farm1.static.flickr.com/230/505432899_7bf933134e.jpg
Bond Minicar 1948 http://www.classiccarcatalogue.com/B/bond%201948%20MkA%20prototype%20Minicar.jpg
Saab 92 1949 http://farm1.static.flickr.com/247/444020852_b6f19dde73.jpg

Family Sedans

Rover 10 1945 http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o69/47p2/Rover%20Archives/770_1945rover10saloon_1.jpg
Riley RMB 1946 http://farm5.static.flickr.com/3003/5843558134_9406b24afd.jpg
Daimler DB18 1945 http://assets.autopendium.com/photo_images/2663/Consort_db18_Daimler_large.JPG?1232223232
Alvis TA14 1946 http://slatford.co.uk/Pictures%20of%20Cars/Alvis/ta14.jpg
Mercedes-Benz 170V 1946 http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3593/3615899567_acbe300256.jpg
Peugeot 203 1948 http://images.forum-auto.com/mesimages/405624/peugeot_203_salon-1948.jpg
AC 2-litre 1947 http://www.springersmusic.co.uk/images/photos/cars/Past%20cars/AC%20nsfront.JPG
Triumph 1800 1946 http://www.classicandperformancecar.com/front_website/octane_interact/modelpicture.php?id=2925
Jowett Javelin 1947 http://www.springersmusic.co.uk/images/photos/cars/Past%20cars/Jowett%20Javelin.JPG
Volvo PV444 1947 http://www.bearmanmotorsports.com/8640.jpg
Sunbeam-Talbot 90 1948 http://www.springersmusic.co.uk/images/photos/cars/Past%20cars/Sunbeam%20Talbot%2090.JPG
Vauxhall Velox 1948 http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7181/6925910631_ed1df41c03_z.jpg
Tatra T600 Tatraplan 1948 http://www.carsplusplus.com/pictures/1949/83952/photo.jpg
Humber Hawk III 1948 http://www.classiccarcatalogue.com/H/humber%201948%20hawkSeriesIII.jpg
Morris Oxford MO 1948 http://homepage.usask.ca/~bdb368/oxford/front_right.jpg
Holden 48-215 “FX“ 1948 http://www.shannons.com.au/library/images/auctions/B5V3H5S6L1N1V4Z4/medium/c1948-holden-48-215-fx-sedan.jpg
Fiat 1500 1949 http://www.zuckerfabrik24.de/fiat/pics/1500C_2b.jpg
Hansa 1500 1949 http://www.carhistoryclub.com/img_big/borgward_hansa_1500_19491954.jpg

Large cars

Daimler DE36 1946 http://www.harkania.com/images/cars/48_DE36_on_the_road.jpg
Isotta-Fraschini 8C Monterosa 1947 http://static.ddmcdn.com/gif/isotta-1.jpg
Opel Kapitän 1948 http://mediaassets.gmeuropearchive.info/ispace/catalogue/76688/EN/zoom/22249.jpg
Bentley MkVI 1946 http://www.rrab.com/bentley/mk6-36.jpg
Humber Pullman II 1948 http://www.carsplusplus.com/pictures/1948/14181/photo.jpg
Wolseley 6/80 1948 http://www.motorbase.com/uploads/2007/04/20/fs_1953_wolseley_6_80.jpg
Humber Super Snipe II 1948 http://www.classiccarcatalogue.com/H/humber%201948%20super_snipe_mk2.jpg
Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith 1946 http://www.collectioncar.com/files/2759-11316866265-1.jpg
Ford V8 Pilot 1947 http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/uploads/cars/ford/674632.jpg
Lagonda 2.6-litre 1948 http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3621/5836398611_1280528a40.jpg
Austin A135 Princess 1947 http://www.classiccarcatalogue.com/A/austin%201947%20A120-02&03.jpg
Austin A125 Sheerline 1947 http://www.classiccarcatalogue.com/A/austin%201947%20a125.jpg

US Post-war cars

Lincoln 1946 http://forums.aaca.org/attachments/f198/26918d1234665849-parting-out-two-1946-lincoln-sedans-34152.jpg
Kaiser Frazer F47 1946 http://www.uniquecarsandparts.com.au/images/car_spotters_guide/1947/frazer.jpg
Buick Roadmaster Sedanette 1949 http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2447/3610881912_63614dee8b.jpg
Buick Super 1946 http://www.lamoviecars.com/4_sale/images/4_sale_ebay_1946_buick.jpg
Chrysler Windsor Club Coupe 1946 http://www.motorbase.com/uploads/pictures.ubh/2007/06/13/2006/12/16/fs_1942_Chrysler_Windsor_B_O_Club_Coupe_f3q_B_W.jpg
Chevrolet Stylemaster 1946 http://static.ddmcdn.com/gif/1946-models-1.jpg
Tucker 48 1948 http://www.consolegames.ro/forum/attachments/f62-filme-seriale/93915d1297018471-ultimul-film-vizionat-tucker-torpedo-1948.jpg
Pontiac Chieftain Convertible 1949 http://mclellansautomotive.com/photos/B3976.jpg
Ford Custom V8 1949 http://www.toywonders.com/history/Ford-Coupe/1949-coupe-B.jpg
Dodge Coronet 1949 http://www.americandreamcars.com/1949dodgecoronetclubcp0609.jpg
Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special 1947 http://motorera.com/cadillac/cad1940/1949/49Cad60Fleetwood.jpg
Hudson Super Six 1948 http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3051/2965341602_b0aa87797e.jpg
Cadillac Series 62 Club Coupe 1949 http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8011/6972558982_6496377452.jpg
Chevrolet Fleetline Deluxe 1949 http://www.chooseyouritem.com/classics/photos/147000/147498.1949.Chevrolet.Fleetline.Deluxe.2-Door.Sedan.jpg
Oldsmobile 88 Club Sedan 1949 http://www.classiccarcatalogue.com/O/Oldsmobile%201949%2088_04.jpg
Packard Super Eight convertible 1948 http://www.rmauctions.com/images/cars/AZ11/AZ11_r205_01.jpg
Studebaker Champion 1950 http://www.dyna.co.za/cars/Studebaker_50_Bullet_Nose_Champion_Green_fs22.jpg

Everyday cars

Humber Super Snipe staff car 1938 http://svammelsurium.blogg.se/images/2011/1939-humber-super-snipe-mk-ii-staff-car-tourer-thruppmaberly_134500774.jpg
Citroën 11 Large 1935 http://farm1.staticflickr.com/60/188257264_5e64d720b5.jpg
Ford F1 1948 http://image.classictrucks.com/f/features/1011clt_1948_ford_f1/29061635+pheader_460x1000/1011clt_01_o+1948_ford_f1+front.jpg
International Harvester K-series pick-up 1941 http://www.scoutpluss.com/storage/kevins41%202.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1304794828878
Volkswagen Kübelwagen 1940 http://www.vw166.com/kuebelwagen/registry/1943.h4.jpg
Volkswagen Schwimmwagen Type 166 1941 http://www.reocities.com/Pentagon/3620/swimm.jpg
Chevrolet Stylemaster 1946 http://static.ddmcdn.com/gif/1946-models-1.jpg
Standard Vanguard 1948 http://www.walestheosophy.co.uk/van1948.jpg
Land-Rover Series I 1948 http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/01459/L-R-Series1_1459554c.jpg
Land-Rover Series I Station Wagon 1948 http://cdn.blogautomobile.fr/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/land-rover-series-i-80-tickford-station-wagon-1948–58-548x400.jpg
Willys MB “Jeep“ 1941 http://curbindustries.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/willys-jeep-499x328.jpg
Willys Jeep Jeepster 1948 http://static.ddmcdn.com/gif/1948-1951-willys-jeepster-1.jpg
Jowett Bradford 1946 http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7227/7368008182_43fee378f8_n.jpg
Hillman Minx Phase III estate 1949 http://www.classiccarcatalogue.com/H/hillman%201950%20estate.jpg

Sports cars

Bristol 400 1947 http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3191/2988030282_d90e29e05a.jpg
Bristol 402 1948 http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4094/4871091175_7e35bc03e9.jpg
Riley RMC Roadster 1948 http://www.classicandsportscar.ltd.uk/images_catalogue/large/riley_rmc_03_308.jpg
Jaguar XK120 1948 http://www.autoclassic.com/features/classic_car_history/photos/jaguar_xk120.jpg
Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta 1949 http://www.blessthisstuff.com/imagens/stuff/img_1949_ferrari_166_mm_barchetta.jpg
Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport 1947 http://www.coachbuild.com/gallery/d/28905-2/Saoutchik_Talbot-Lago_T26_Grand_Sport_Coupe_1947_blue_14.jpg?g2_GALLERYSID=d9f44991162be4a1ad62cb1e2509ccba
MG TC 1945 http://www.nepeanclassic.com.au/images/mg_cars/mg_tc.GIF
MG YT 1948 http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NDgyWDcwMA==/$(KGrHqIOKkIE5Toki+Q,BOYefNnPC!~~60_1.JPG
MG TD 1949 http://users.iafrica.com/g/gd/gdehlen/mg/td-51-faniegeyser.jpg
Austin A90 Atlantic 1949 http://bringatrailer.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/1949_Austin_A90_Atlantic_Sports_Saloon_Front_1.jpg
Healey Silverstone 1949 http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4126/5214751136_07771a7ce5.jpg
Allard P1 1949 http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2556/3936571899_b28842ebbe.jpg

Grand Prix Cars

Alfa Romeo 158 Alfetta 1948 http://www.alfaromeo.ro/ro/media/image/history/timeline/alfa-159-1951-t.jpg
Maserati 4CLT/48 1948 http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTbtHhLI4lbVZfnePEcsi229OYaw9U9qwLnaaQeTvwclDWg135UgBarK1feHg
Talbot-Lago T26C 1948 http://images.ookaboo.com/photo/m/Talbot_Lago_Type_26C_of_Ron_Townley_m.jpg


#58

[size=150]Cars of the 1950s[/size]

Economy Cars

Wolseley 1500 1957 http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2772/4278478873_315bc36c2d.jpg
Ford Popular 103E 1953 http://www.fsoc.co.uk/cars-menu-images/103e.jpg
Ford Prefect E493A 1949 http://www.cheffins.co.uk/assets/catalogues/lots/195/677.jpg
Ford Anglia 100E 1953 http://www.fsoc.co.uk/cars-menu-images/100eang.jpg
Ford Anglia 105E 1959 http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/01794/ford-anglia_1794392c.jpg
Renault Dauphine 1956 http://www.newcarbuyingguide.com/images/articles/CollectorsCars/dauphine.jpg
Morris Minor Traveller 1953 http://classiccars.brightwells.com/images/lots/m1_103.jpg
DKW Sonderklasse 1953 http://www.classiccarcatalogue.com/D/dkw%201954%20coupe.jpg
Simca Aronde Plein Ciel 1957 http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3080/3177330655_e6558639d1.jpg
Nash Metropolitan 1954 http://www.nashcarclub.org/nccaphot/mets/54-56_7316sokyrka.jpg
Fiat 600 1955 http://www.motorbase.com/pictures/contributions//20000906/std_1955_Fiat_600.jpg
Fiat 600 Multipla 1956 http://carspotting-plus.de/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Fiat_600_Multipla.JPG.jpg
Austin A40 1958 http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5095/5417951749_d35590390a.jpg
Škoda Octavia 1959 http://farm1.static.flickr.com/26/50690260_b3bd858eb6.jpg

Fins and Chrome

Plymouth Fury 1959
Chevrolet Bel Air 1953
Chevrolet Bel Air 1957
Chrysler New Yorker 1957
Lincoln Continental Mark II 1956
Lincoln Capri 1958
Pontiac Bonneville Custom 1959
Edsel Corsair 1959
Ford Fairlane 500 Club Victoria 1959
Studebaker Silver Hawk 1957
Buick Roadmaster Riviera 1957
Buick Limited Riviera 1958
Cadillac Series 62 Club Coupe 1952
Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupe 1958
Cadillac Series 62 Sedan 1959

Luxury

Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn 1949
Jaguar MkVII 1951
Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I 1955
Bristol 403 1953
Jaguar XK140 FHC 1955
Jaguar XK150 FHC 1957
Jaguar MkIX 1959
Facel Vega FVS 1954
Mercedes-Benz 300 1951
Lancia Aurelia B20 GT 1953
Tatra 603 1956
Mercedes-Benz 300SL 1954
Ferrari 250GT 1956
Kaiser Darrin 1954
Bentley R-type Continental 1952
Bentley S2 1959
Aston Martin DB2/4 1953
Aston Martin DB4 1958

Racing Cars

Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport 1951
Ferrari 375 MM 1953
Kurtis-Chrysler 500S 1953
Ferrari 250GT SWB 1959
Abarth 205 1950
Lotus Eleven 1956
Pupulidy-Porsche Special 1954
Porsche 550/1500RS 1953
Porsche 550 Coupé 1953
Aston Martin DBR1 1956
OSCA MT4 1953
Aston Martin DBR2 1957
Maserati 250F 1954
Panhard 750 Spider 1954
Mercedes-Benz W196 1954
Alfa Romeo 1900SSZ 1954
Jaguar C-type 1951
Jaguar D-type 1956

Sports cars

Chevrolet Corvette 1953
Sunbeam Alpine 1953
Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider 1955
Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider 1958
Jowett Jupiter 1950
Triumph TR2 1953
Arnolt Bristol 1953
Jaguar XK140 1955
BMW 507 1956
MGA 1955
Mercedes-Benz 190SL 1955
Daimler SP250 1959
Austin-Healey 100/4 1953
Austin-Healey Sprite 1952
Porsche 356A 1955
AC Ace 1956
Lotus Elite 1957
Lotus 7 1957

Microcars

Inter 175 Berline 1953
Heinkel Cabin Cruiser 1957
Vespa 400 1957
Austin Mini Seven 1959
Frisky Family Three 1958
Fiat Nuova 500 1957
Berkeley SE492 1958
Goggomobil Dart 1959
Subaru 360 1958
Zündapp Janus 1957
BMW Isetta 300 1955
BMW 600 1957
Messerschmitt KR200 1956
Messerschmitt TG500 1958
Scootacar 1958
Bambino 200 1955
Peel P50 1963

Large Sedans

Daimler Conquest Century 1954
Mercury Monterey 1954
Hudson Hornet 1954
Oldsmobile Super 88 1955
De Soto Firedome 1953
Alvis TC21/100 Grey Lady 1954
Austin A99 Westminster 1959
Renault Frégate 1951
Vauxhall Cresta 1955
Rambler Ambassador 1958
Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad 1956
Lancia Flaminia 1957
Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire 1953
Rover 90 1957
BMW 502 1955
Peugeot 403 1955
Humber Hawk VI 1954
Humber Super Snipe 1959

Family Cars

Volvo Amazon 1956
Volvo PV544 1958
Alfa Romeo 1900 1950
Riley RME 1952
Borgward Isabella TS 1954
Ford Consul MkII 1956
Ford Zephyr MkII 1956
Fiat 1200 Granluce 1957
MG Magnette ZA 1954
Austin A40 Somerset 1952
Austin A50/A55 Cambridge 1955
Henry J 1951
Mercedes-Benz 220 1954
Vauxhall PA Velox 1957
Hindustan Ambassador 1958
Volkswagen Kombi 1950
Simca Aronde 1958
Wolseley 15/60 1959

Convertibles

Buick Roadmaster 1951
Healey G-type 1951
Austin-Healey 3000 MkI 1959
Ford Thunderbird 1954
Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner 1958
Morris Minor 1000 Tourer 1956
Chevrolet Bel Air 1955
Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible 1957
Nash Metropolitan 1500 1954
Mercedes-Benz 300SL
Roadster 1957
Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1957
Morgan Plus Four TR 1954
Renault Floride/Caravelle 1958
Lancia Aurelia B24 Spider 1955
Škoda Felicia Super 1959
Citroën DS 1961
Cadillac Eldorado 1959


#59

Interesting thread :3 I liked Marian87’s descriptions of all the different genres of car design, it’s made me even more excited to design my own xD


#60

I’m glad you’re enjoying the thread. :slight_smile: