Tata RaceMO Wins Design Of The Year From German Design Award Council which is a great for a company who is focused greatly on the design aspect of every new car launched
Making its first public appearance at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show, the RACEMO has made headway in the global automotive industry. Designed at the Tata Motors Design Studio in Turin, Italy, the RACEMO has been bestowed with the German Design Award (GDA) in the Gold category for International Excellence in “Exceptional Product Design”. The RACEMO combines strong expressions of Tata Motors’ IMPACT DESIGN elements i.e. Humanity Line, Slingshot Line and Diamond DLO, giving the car instant recognizability.
Pratap Bose, Head of Design, Tata Motors, said, “With the RACEMO winning the award for International Design Excellence, within a few months from its first global showcase, marks a very important milestone for Tata Motors’ Design Team. The RACEMO was the result of intense collaboration between the design and engineering team at Tata Motors. What started off as a design study, today stands strong as a production ready two-seater sports coupe, specially designed for the global Indian audience. All of us at Tata Motors are very proud and excited about bringing the car to India.”
The RACEMO has been built on an innovative MO-Flex platform, a structural technology, enabling greater freedom in surface design, efficient large-scale part integration leading to modularity and faster time to market.
RACEMO is India’s first globally developed ‘phygital’ car, merging the physical and digital worlds. Meant for the risk-taking, adventure loving, digitally native, mobile first technophiles of India, the RACEMO is also India’s first connected car. Powered by Microsoft, RACEMO will bring alive connected technologies such as cloud computing, analytics, geo-spatial and mapping, and increased human-machine interface, creating a new benchmark in the industry for connected vehicles. The RACEMO, which is the first Indian sports car available on Microsoft’s gaming platform Forza has already in just 8 months, over 2.2 million users experiencing this design.