Geneva (switzerland), 7. Mar 2012 – italdesign giugiaro takes advantage of the geneva motor show (8. To 18. March 2012) to present the brivido study. The snazzy sports car is a gran turismo with plenty of glass, carbon fiber and aluminum.
Doors with lots of glass
The gran turismo, whose italian name means "shower" in german, is covered with a lot of glass "schauer" with a red xirallic pearl-effect paint finish. The four-seater’s passenger compartment is bright thanks to the large window flats in the side doors and roof. This is particularly evident in the doors, which are also partially glazed below the window line. The winged doors allow all occupants to enter the interior at the same time.
No rearview mirrors
The front leds in the headlights extend from the hood over the body to the center of the flanks, where they act as parking lights and turn signals. The brivido is instantly recognizable even at night. Cameras on the sides take over the function of car mirrors. They are hidden in wings located at the height of the side air intakes behind the front wheel arches. During take-off, the wings swivel 90 degrees to the east. The images are transmitted to monitors mounted on the steering wheel column. The screen arrangement looks like a pair of motorcycle mirrors.
From the front, the 4.98-meter-long and 1.48-meter-high brivido looks very aggressive. Its hood lifts slightly in the event of a pedestrian crash, which is intended to prevent serious injuries. The one-piece radiator grille extends across the entire width of the vehicle (1.96 meters). It serves as a front spoiler.