August 29, 2005 The Peugeot Design Contest was the first major design contest to be held on the internet and it fuelled the imagination of designers all over the globe when it first hit in 2000. Here was an opportunity for a young designer with vision to bypass everything on the way to global acclaim – the winner received significant prizes and the ultimate reward was to have their concept produced as a working vehicle and featured on the Peugeot stand at the world’s premier motor show – this year the Frankfurt Show. This year the third Peugeot Design Contest saw Andre Costa carry off the first prize for his outrageous two-seater electric concept car, the Moovie. With the Frankfurt Show just weeks away, Peugeot has now released images of the actual working model that was built from Costa’s original concept. It’s one concept worth examining, particularly now that the small electric-powered two-seater city car has gone from drawing board to reality.
Read the full article: The Moovie: they built it