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Driving force: automotive design special

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25 July 2017

Episode 302

30 minutes


Photo: ROBERT G. FRESSON

Buckle up for a driving tour of the best in automotive design with Gordon Murray, the man behind the McLaren F1 road car. Plus: Monocle’s Robert Bound on the merits of being in the driving seat (and why George Jetson may have a steer on the future of motoring), and the third instalment of our Ljubljana design biennial mini-series.

25 July 2017

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Chapter 1

9 minutes


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Chapter 1

The man behind the McLaren F1

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McLaren F1 road car designer Gordon Murray explains the process of designing one of the world’s finest automobiles.

9 minutes

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Chapter 2

4 minutes


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Chapter 2

Are driverless cars driving us mad?

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Monocle’s Robert Bound muses on why self-driving cars might be all hype and hot air.

4 minutes

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Chapter 3

11 minutes


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Chapter 3

Ljubljana Design Biennial

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The third instalment of our mini-series takes us deep underground with Italian design duo Formafantasma.

11 minutes

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