Category Archives: Production Design

2015 Kia Cadenza

Text by Cor Steenstra, photos by Sebastian Steenstra A long time ago I was designer at Mercedes-Benz in Germany. During that time we were working on the W220 project, which, to us, had to set new standards in quality and … Continue reading

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2014 Mazda MX5 – Last time before the new model

Text by Cor Steenstra, Photos by Sebastian Steenstra I have always had a weak spot for the Mazda MX5/Miata, ever since I drove my first ones while working for Mazda in Germany. In fact, after totaling a red MX5 in … Continue reading

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2014 Kia Sorrento SX AWD

I used the 2014 Kia Sorrento SX AWD as transportation on a trip to Yosemite, Sacramento and Pebble Beach. It offers excellent driving comfort with its quit V6 and ample space, and an average fuel consumption of just under 22 … Continue reading

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2014 Mazda Mazda3

Text and photos by Cor Steenstra The new Mazda Mazda3 is quite a stunner in real life. It carries over the positives of the previous generation, but adds the new design language in quite a sporty, boy racer type of … Continue reading

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2014 Nissan Versa Note

Text and photos by Cor Steenstra The Nissan Versa Note is a nice, compact and nimble run-0about vehicle. With my 6’4″ I still found easy and comfortable space to operate the car in comfort and with confidence. With the available … Continue reading

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2014 Kia Forte Koup SX T-GDI

Text and photos by Cor Steenstra I liked the first generation of the Kia Forte Koup, a segment that was new to Kia at the time. With this generation I thoroughly thrust back to the glory days of the Honda … Continue reading

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2014 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum

Text and photos by Cor Steenstra The latest version of the Nissan Pathfinder of which we drove the Platinum Edition, has been restyled to reflect Nissan’s latest design language. In line with that the front end shows massive amounts of … Continue reading

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Audi A7 Quattro TDI

Text, animation and photos by Cor Steenstra Aesthetically athletic, emotion-packed design, sporty character and innovative technology: The Audi A7 Sportback marries the strengths of a coupe with those of a sedan and an Avant. Body and interior Measuring 4.97 meters … Continue reading

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Ferrari F599 GTO exterior and interior rendered in Autodesk VRED 2015

Text, animation and photos by Cor Steenstra After my recent experiments using Autodesk’s VRED 2015 for the exterior of the 2014 Corvette StingRay, I wanted to find out how VRED would handle an interior. For that I used a detailed … Continue reading

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2014 Chevrolet Corvette StingRay rendered using Autodesk VRED

Chevrolet has not been willing to loan us the new Corvette Stingray, 15 months after the introduction. I have no clue as to the logic behind their politics, but they did send an expensive law firm on our neck for … Continue reading

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