2012 Geneva Motor Show – ItalDesign Brivido

A luxurious four-seat sporting GT envisioned by VW Group-owned ItalDesign Giugiaro is this Brivido (meaning “thrill” in Italian). The car is almost five meters long and was designed by Giugiaro, the same company that was responsible for the styling of the Scirocco and the original Golf.

At the heart of this concept is a 3.0-liter V6 gasoline engine linked to an electric motor and an 8-speed automatic gearbox, managing to deliver 355 hp and 339 lb.-ft of torque. This RWD concept needs only 5.8 seconds for doing the 0-62 mph sprint, on its way to a top speed of 171 mph. the ItalDesign Brivido has CO2 emissions of 154 g/km.

This is a vehicle that measures 4980 mm long, 1298 mm high and 1960 mm wide, while its wheelbase is of 2910 mm long. It has been fitted as you can see with cool gullwing doors that offer an easy cabin access for both front & rear passengers. The developers of this concept have used a lot of glass for forming a “glass dome” that manages to increase visibility.

We also notice LED light clusters, cameras instead of the usual side mirrors which display images on the steering column’s top. Other than that, the ItalDesign Brivido rides on massive 21-inch alloys and the engineers have used a lot of carbon fiber for both the front and rear of the vehicle. Inside the cabin it packs an iPad docking station as well as two LCD screens from where the driver will have access to all of the important functions of the vehicle.

Source: ItalDesign Giugiaro via Autocar

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