Tag Archives: SAAB PhoeniX Concept

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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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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