Marc Newson‘s Ford 021C Concept Car

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Ford 021C

Marc Newson's Ford 021C as a concept car was first introduced at the Tokyo auto show in 1999, created as a styling exercise only and is not intended to be mass produced. The color of the car at the beginning of its appearance is orange Pantone ("021C" in the Ford 021C name refers to the Pantone color chart number), before being repainted into a lime green when it is displayed again in the Newson's designs special exhibition event entitled "Transport" at the Gagosian Gallery on West 21st Street in Manhattan.

Ford 021C concept car by Marc Newson

Newson's Ford 021C

Marc Newson designed the Ford 021C at the request of Ford's design director J. Mays. The car was powered by a 1.6 L Zetec engine producing 100 PS (74 kW; 99 bhp) driving the front wheels through a four-speed automatic transmission. The retro 1950s-inspired Ford 021C has four seats with 3,601 mm (141.8 in) long, 1,648 mm (64.9 in) wide with a wheelbase of 2.485 mm (97.8 in).

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