14. Dezember 2023

Project V Shortlisted for Industry Design Award

Exciting news! For the first time in our history, Caterham was shortlisted for the Best Exterior Design at the Car Design News People Awards, which took place at The Londoner Hotel on Thursday 7th December.

Since its debut at Goodwood in July 2023, Project V has continued to capture hearts and minds with its bold, and beautiful, design. Not our opinion, but yours – just check the Instagram comments if you don’t believe us. Turns out, the best of the best from the world of car design share our sentiments.

Caterham was shortlisted alongside the likes of Range Rover, Ford, Volvo, Hyundai and Citroen for the Best Exterior Design Award of 2023. The awards, now in its 10th year, focus on the people behind the cars and the creative talent that brings the cars to life. All awards are judged by a variety of designers from OEMs big and small, offering a unique insight into the design process.

Anthony Jannarelly, Chief Designer commented “As a team we are very proud to have secured this industry recognition for Caterham, in our 50 th anniversary year as an automotive brand.

“For Project V to be shortlisted for Best Exterior Design amongst several other major OEMs is a brilliant endorsement for the car. Since we unveiled the car at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in July, there has been a fantastic response from customers and media.

“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the design process for this car, and I must also pay tribute to Italdesign, for sharing their unquestionable experience as part of the project and bringing the car to life.”

The full shortlist for Best Exterior Design Team were: 

  • Mahindra Advanced Design Europe Exterior Design Team
  • Caterham Project V Exterior Design Team
  • SAIC Design UK – MG Cyberster Exterior Design Team
  • Range Rover Sport SV Design Team
  • Ford of Europe Exterior Design Team – Passenger Vehicles
  • Volvo EX30 Exterior Design Team
  • Citroen Oli Exterior Design Team
  • Hyundai Global Exterior Design Team

Ultimately, the Citroen Oli Concept and Citroen's design team claimed the overall prize. You can check out the awards, and all the winners here: https://www.cardesignnews.com/main-navigation/people-awards-2023-winners-revealed/44978.article

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