the perfect car: a porsche citroen 911 DS franken-sportscar
original content
nov 06, 2013
the perfect car: a porsche citroen 911 DS franken-sportscar


the perfect car: a porsche citroen 911 DS by brandpowder
all images courtesy brandpowder

 

 

upon first inspection, ‘the perfect car’ by visual communication studio brandpowder might seem almost too good to be true. the american design group has combined a porsche 911 and a citroen DS – two of the most renown classic vehicles ever produced – into a fully convincing photoshopped rendition (even I was fooled) of the four-door sportscar. led by stewart johnson, the german-french concept would be fitted with a turbocharged 260 horsepower engine in the rear bonnet of the 1955 DS. under the hood, its original air cooling system would ideally be replaced with a forced water cooling pipeline, and an enlarged set of tires and rigid chassis would be incorporated to provide the 911 DS with stability at higher-speeds.

 

 

 

 

the front view of 911DS looks just like the original 911

 

 

seen from behind, the 911DS looks rather inconspicuous – a turbocharged 3000 cc, 260hp would rest under the hood

 

 

preliminary sketches before the cut-and-weld phase

 

 

the cars’ overlap view showing matching touch-points for potential assembly

 

 

3D CAD software was used to build virtual models of the joining parts

comments policy
LOG IN VIA
login with designboom
designboom's comment policy guidelines
generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

- please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
- please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
- please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
- please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
- please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
(there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
the best 100-200 entries too.)

a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

product library