Glide Concept’s existence is business driven: demonstrate Yangfeng Visteon’s exterior design abilities in order to generate new business
From the back, narrowed brake lights appear sleepy eyed inside a sculpted tail treatment while twin cockpit fairings flow back to an integrated rear spoiler
Strategically located exterior lights further highlight the Glide Concept’s unique lines and aggressive characteristics
Glide’s exterior treatment came about as a play off the interior design so as to keep the car aesthetically holistic throughout
One part Aventador, Porsche 918, McLaren P1 and Acura NSX, this open-topped, gull winged beauty is the work of Shizuki Kajiyama, Visteon's Design Studio Manager
Glide Concept initially debuted at the Beijing Show last year but decided another appearance was in order at this year's Shanghai Show
Visteon Corporation is known as a global supplier of automotive supplies, not as an exotic car designer. Climate controls, interior amenities, mobile applications and electronics are all part of its daily fare. So why would a supplier go out of its way to create something as stunning as the relatively unknown Visteon Glide Concept?
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