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Lamborghini Ankonian by Slavche Lamborghini Ankonian by Slavche
This is one of the two proposals I did for my first project at school (super Lambo as a first project, can you imagine!? scream...). My other Lambo here> [link]
The design was done in 2008 and it was chosen by the Chefdesigner of Lamborghini in the top 3 designs, and I got sponsored to do the model. The model was done in clay (1/4 scale) and took me much time and much effort. The hard model was finished in July 2009.

Here's the press release:
"Following the Lamborghini tradition I named the car “Ankonian” after the bull type which is famous for his black hair (that’s why I chose black).

The concept is a mid-engined supercar that is not “green”, but yet shows environmental responsibility, and therefore is downsized.
I didn’t choose the today’s midengine supercar clichés (extreme width, cab forward, aggressive graphical elements), but a rather narrow body, cab backward classical GT silhouette, and complexity/combination of soft and angular surfaces. Instead of showing power and aggression through some wild graphical elements (for example headlights) I achieved the same through the complexity of the main body which is rather softly designed, (and has a flair of the Italian elegance), and the angular, stealthy and sharp elements which remind of shields.

Concerning the design language, I put the Reventòn style to the next level, even more aggressive and crazy, but yet elegant, and more harmonious.
The main themes behind the concept, which actually make the chosen design language even stronger, are ‘underground’ and ‘hardcore’. This is achieved by the triangular forms, for example, but mostly with the color combination of shiny black and matt dark grey.

During the design process we brought back the tradition (we did it old school)-clay modeling instead of CAD modeling. It took approx. 6 months to actually build the model and it was a great opportunity to try different possibilities concerning the surface management and the proportions. This how the design doesn’t look ‘artificial’, but mature, and due to the fact that we had constant support by Lamborghini and Audi Advanced designers, the final designs have professional touch.

Even though very crazy and on first glance complicated, all Ankonian lines and intersections work together. Due to the tension in the lines and the concave and convex surfaces there is an impression of a strong and dynamic body. The big canyons and the fact that the tail was put on a diet give it a very light appearance. In addition, the hot-rod stance gives it a push forward, and the symbolic presence of wings and the arrow-like door graphic make the car very dynamical, even when it is in standing position.

By leaving the usual headlight graphics, and having very thin OLEDs embedded between the surfaces, an eccentric and mysterious feeling is achieved. The same principle was applied at the back too, by doing an alien-like face with two big exhausts as eyes, and diffuser as mouth. Again, the lights are put on a position man would not expect (read: shock value). "

Software used: Alias for modeling, Photoshop, Bunkspeed Hypershot
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michaelcrutcher Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014  Student Interface Designer
Nice!!! Awesome work. :)
Dues-X Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I remember after the dark knight came out and I saw this somewhere online and thought 'this better fucking be the next batmobile!' lol so true tho. This really would fit the character.
EsbenLash Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Fucking great job! Big props ! (:
wsache007 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012   General Artist
Batman's NEWEST RIDE!!!!
DVAS67 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012
The first time I've seen the Lamborghini Ankonian I literally felt in love with it.
Since I'm an Engineer, I believe I have the potential to build it.
I was wondering if you had anything against me trying to build a real life Ankonian, since it is your design, and I respect intellectual property?
Of course I will have to make some modifications,such as adding wide side windows (I don't like the small ones you use, not really good to see trucks in Texas XD), and also making the hood openable.
Also 2 questions: are those 19" OEM Callisto Shiny Black Rims? and what is the distance between the centers of the 2 wheels?
I'm sure the rest I will figure out myself.

Thank you for you time!
Yriel-chan Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
HeroOfTime05 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Student Artist
and congrats on making an idea on paper become a reality^^
HeroOfTime05 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Student Artist
dude...u NEED to work for Lamborghini...ur a freakin automotive design GOD...the supercar market is looking for ppl like YOU to further take the idea of the exotic and the supercar into the future...
WhiteKana Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012   Digital Artist
This became my most fav car of all time! Definitely if it ever comes out (i really really hope it will), (ill stalk it..) haha well actually i would say id buy it, but i don't think i can make this much money, but i am definitely interested in getting it ;P
jhastine Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2011
ITS awesome
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