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Mazda Vision Coupe wins "Concept Car of the Year"

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The winner of the "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018: Mazda's Vision Coupe. 
The winner of the "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018: Mazda's Vision Coupe. 
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The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and has already won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris.
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The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and has already won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris.
The Vision Coupe won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February
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The Vision Coupe won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
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Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
The winner of the "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018: Mazda's Vision Coupe. 
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The winner of the "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018: Mazda's Vision Coupe. 
The Vision Coupe represents the next phase for Mazda's KODO – Soul of Motion designs, whose expression of vitality and dynamism was evolved in pursuit of an essential Japanese aesthetic. The concept's flowing and deceptively simple "one motion" form speaks of elegance and quality.
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The Vision Coupe represents the next phase for Mazda's KODO – Soul of Motion designs, whose expression of vitality and dynamism was evolved in pursuit of an essential Japanese aesthetic. The concept's flowing and deceptively simple "one motion" form speaks of elegance and quality.
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
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Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
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Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
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Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
The Vision Coupe represents the next phase for Mazda's KODO – Soul of Motion designs, whose expression of vitality and dynamism was evolved in pursuit of an essential Japanese aesthetic. The concept's flowing and deceptively simple "one motion" form speaks of elegance and quality.
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The Vision Coupe represents the next phase for Mazda's KODO – Soul of Motion designs, whose expression of vitality and dynamism was evolved in pursuit of an essential Japanese aesthetic. The concept's flowing and deceptively simple "one motion" form speaks of elegance and quality.
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
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Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
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Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
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Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
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Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
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Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
The Vision Coupe represents the next phase for Mazda's KODO – Soul of Motion designs, whose expression of vitality and dynamism was evolved in pursuit of an essential Japanese aesthetic. The concept's flowing and deceptively simple "one motion" form speaks of elegance and quality.
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The Vision Coupe represents the next phase for Mazda's KODO – Soul of Motion designs, whose expression of vitality and dynamism was evolved in pursuit of an essential Japanese aesthetic. The concept's flowing and deceptively simple "one motion" form speaks of elegance and quality.
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
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Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
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Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
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Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
The Vision Coupe represents the next phase for Mazda's KODO – Soul of Motion designs, whose expression of vitality and dynamism was evolved in pursuit of an essential Japanese aesthetic. The concept's flowing and deceptively simple "one motion" form speaks of elegance and quality.
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The Vision Coupe represents the next phase for Mazda's KODO – Soul of Motion designs, whose expression of vitality and dynamism was evolved in pursuit of an essential Japanese aesthetic. The concept's flowing and deceptively simple "one motion" form speaks of elegance and quality.
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
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Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
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Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
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Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
The Vision Coupe represents the next phase for Mazda's KODO – Soul of Motion designs, whose expression of vitality and dynamism was evolved in pursuit of an essential Japanese aesthetic. The concept's flowing and deceptively simple "one motion" form speaks of elegance and quality.
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The Vision Coupe represents the next phase for Mazda's KODO – Soul of Motion designs, whose expression of vitality and dynamism was evolved in pursuit of an essential Japanese aesthetic. The concept's flowing and deceptively simple "one motion" form speaks of elegance and quality.

Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. Held in conjunction with the Geneva Motor Show each year, the international automotive design community was hosted at Car Design Night Geneva by Car Design News.

The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."

As with the award given at the 2018 Festival Automobile International, the panel of 18 judges which selected the Vision Coupe included a full cast of luminaries and numbered several individuals currently serving as design directors at global automakers.

Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."

"Following on the Paris award, we are delighted once again to have Vision Coupe recognized with a global design prize," said Ikuo Maeda, Mazda's managing executive officer in charge of design and brand style. "It's truly an honor to have this model, which aims to express the essence of Japanese aesthetics, applauded by some of the world's top car designers. The essence of this design concept will be evident in the next generation of Mazda cars, the first of which is due to be launched in 2019."

Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."
Mazda's Vision Coupe has won "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night on March 6, 2018. The Vision Coupe was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in late October, 2017, and since then it has won the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" at the 2018 Festival Automobile International in Paris in February, and now "Concept Car of the Year."

The Vision Coupe represents the next phase for Mazda's KODO – Soul of Motion designs, whose expression of vitality and dynamism was evolved in pursuit of an essential Japanese aesthetic. The concept's flowing and deceptively simple "one motion" form speaks of elegance and quality.

Source: Car Design News

7 comments
MaxGale
does it look like they just stuck a mazda grill on an alfa to anybody else?
DavidB
I'd drive that...especially if they come up with an EV version.
Daishi
@DavidB especially since the grill is the only thing I would change about it. Making it EV could allow it to be removed.
Sergiuss
Indeed, the car has incredible subtleties in its curves, honoring the Japanese sensibility. Unfortunately, the front grille of the Mazda cars do not collaborate for the beauty of this well crafted ensemble. Even so, it is more discreet than the front grille of the Lexus, which only loses in ugliness to the front gothic arch of the Bugatti amorfous cars.
JimFox
If it is not BEV it should not even qualify. No tech specs so it is judged on looks alone. Bulldust!
Vernon Miles Kerr
It's a beautiful design except for the "dent" in the side behind the front wheels. I think that was an unfortunate choice. The first impression is that it needs to go to the body shop.
Eric Blumensaadt
Au Contraire mon frère, The Mazda grill is probably the best looking "big grill" going. Certainly better than The Audi or Lexus grills. I just bought a 2019 Mazda CX -5 GT Reserve turbo, AWD, etc. That compact SUV looks better than most "upscale" compact SUVs like the BMW X3, for example. Mazda is getting their styling down as with the new Mazda 3 which takes cues from the Vision concept car. Look for the new Mazda 6 to look even more like the Vision.