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Look-alike concepts? Renault Trezor – Saab Aero X?

Renault Trezor - Saab-Aero X concepts

Star of the Paris motor show which opens today (29. September 2016)?

Among the concept-car candidates is the Renault Trezor, an extravagant 4.7 m-long two-seater grand tourer with fighter jet-style cockpit canopy, fitted luggage, a wooden dashboard and a “Passion Red” paint job that even extends to the windows…

Renault Trezor - Saab-Aero X concepts

Renault Trezor – Saab-Aero X concepts

Renault TreZor showing us the Renault’s future design direction. And, a direction of this design is very reminiscent of the old Saab’s design concept – Saab Aero X. Of course, this is not the first time that we see the recognizable elements of Saab design, but certainly this is the latest case.

Renault Trezor - Saab-Aero X concepts

Renault Trezor – Saab-Aero X concepts

What do you think about this concept, and whether you see similarities with the Saab concept?

As noticed in Autocar magazine, this similarity with Saab design is not accidental – connection is Anthony Lo, Renault’s exterior design boss :)

Autocar magazine: Incidentally, if you sense more than a hint of the striking Saab Aero X in the design of the Trezor, most pertinently in that interesting forward-opening clamshell ‘door’, it is no coincidence: Lo was part of the GM design team that created the Aero X.

Renault Trezor - Saab-Aero X concepts

Renault Trezor – Saab-Aero X concepts

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