Tag Archives: Jason Castriota

Former SAAB Design Director Jason Castriota to Lead Ford’s Advanced Design Studio

Jason Castriota is one of the biggest names in Car industry and design that we haven’t been hearing for decades. He penned masterpieces like the Ferrari P 4/5, the Maserati GranTurismo,  the SCC Tuatara, Rolls-Royce Hyperion, and of course 2011 Saab PhoeniX concept. Ford Motor Company has been putting a lot of effort into design lately. Now
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Seductive Photos of Saab PhoeniX

Saab PhoeniX is a concept car by Saab unveiled at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. It was designed by Jason Castriota as one of his first creations for Saab. Jason Castriota, one-time design director at Saab, has a reputation for blending the romance of supercar design (Ferrari, Maserati) with the modern recasting of a car’s
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Chris Bangle and Jason Castriota discuss the SAAB PhoeniX Concept

We should be reminded of an interesting conversation. This is very, very interesting discussion between Chris Bangle (controversial former chief of design for BMW group) and Jason Castriota (former  SAAB design director) about the SAAB PhoeniX Concept, on the Geneva Motor Show 2011. Known for being an instigator, Bangle questions Castriota about what makes the swoopy coupe a Saab.  The ensuing “conversation”
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The last three SAABs

Three all-new designs went to the dustbin with SAAB’s extinction. We mourn what might have been. SAAB suffered an ignominious death in 2012, its management desperately grasping at funding throughout a protracted demise. But even as the end neared for the Swedish brand, former design director Jason Castriota—the mastermind behind the Ferrari P4/5by Pininfarina and the
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Meet the SAAB Sonett, 9-1, and 9-3—three SAABs that never saw the light of day once the company went under. Here they are, courtesy of their designer, Jason Castriota.

Saab 9-5 Advertorial

Marketing department of Saab created a second advertorial again with a male model for the promotion of the new Saab 9-5 models. For now, we do not know in which magazine out this advertorial, but it is obvious that it is involved in the production of the new Saab Design Chief Jason Castriota.