Kill Bill co-star David Carradine was a big car guy and requested Cadillac's Cien Concept for his eponymous character in Kill Bill. Quentin Tarantino isn't a car guy and he planned to use a silver Porsche for Bill's ride. Luckily for all of us, Carradine won.
It is documented around that internet that Red Bull’s mercurial world champion gives his racing cars tongue-in-cheek names in the tradition of pilots naming their fighters and bombers (and supersonic man-rockets). Here’s the cockpit of Kinky Kylie, his 2011 car.
It’s rare to see this ‘60s gem of Argentine-American-Italian supercar design out in the wild, and it’s not hard to see why: the 5.0-liter Ford V8 turns the cabin into a furnace, you can’t see a thing out back, and the car’s weight distribution suggests it’s a love child of an anvil and a male peacock’s tail feather.
Walter de'Silva, head of Volkswagen design, has reinterpreted a Leica camera to the tune of $26,500. He's not the first car designer to venture into camera design. In the red corner is Giorgetto Giugiaro of Nikon and supercar fame.