View Full Version : Toyota Prius Design Competition

06-21-2006, 03:39 PM
The current Toyota Prius is a huge success and has generated a huge new market for toyota. With a new hybrid technology being developed at Toyota R&D, the companies officials have asked for you the designers to create a new 3rd Generation Prius. The previous attempt by designers did not strike any notes with the board,<p><A HREF="http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=19717&page=4" TARGET="_blank">http://www.carspyshots.net/zer...age=4</A><p>so a 2nd attempt is needed. The board wants something new, hip and modern. The new hybird technology will allow you to design the car with less aerodynamics in mind, so there can be more freedom on the shape.<p>A traditional sedan is preferred in the United States, while else where a Hatch is the option Toyota wants to invest in.<p>Rules<br>-any original image can be used<br>-either a hatch or sedan, can do both but no extra points awarded for that<br>-single entries only<br>-should have some aspects of current toyota design to make the car feel like a Toyota<br>-contest ends Wednesday July 5rd<p>Good luck.

06-25-2006, 11:11 AM
Wow no takers?

06-25-2006, 11:22 AM
Im in...for sure this time...

The Water Is Poison
06-25-2006, 11:32 AM
I'm in, as always

06-25-2006, 10:05 PM
I'll be in if anyone knows a good source for high quality Toyota press images. Specifically, the FT-SX, Fine-S, ccX, and Fine-X. Like I said, if anyone knows a good place where I can find those, then I'll be in for sure.<br>

06-29-2006, 05:18 AM
Here's me entry...<p> <IMG SRC="http://img512.imageshack.us/img512/2946/newprius5ui.jpg" BORDER="0"> <br> <A HREF="http://img512.imageshack.us/img512/2946/newprius5ui.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://img512.imageshack.us/im...i.jpg</A> <p>Original image...<br> <A HREF="http://img48.imageshack.us/img48/3065/37064atoy8tg.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://img48.imageshack.us/img...g.jpg</A> JBlair... will this help?

06-29-2006, 05:20 AM
So typical of me... spelling error in my chop... *sigh*

against the wall
06-29-2006, 10:53 AM
holy crap theo! if i never looked at the original image i wouldve never thought thats what you started with. unbelievable!

06-29-2006, 01:15 PM
Theo, I think you and I think alike, because I'm working off the same image!

07-01-2006, 04:44 AM

07-01-2006, 09:43 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>TheophilusChin</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">So typical of me... spelling error in my chop... *sigh*</TD></TR></TABLE><p>we don't grade the spelling. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">

The Water Is Poison
07-01-2006, 11:51 AM
I've been working hard on his chop but have ended up scrapping every idea I've had. I'll try to get this done for monday but I can't make promises

07-02-2006, 06:08 PM
Could we have a one day extension perhaps?

07-02-2006, 10:10 PM
Extension till wednesday then. :)

07-03-2006, 11:39 AM
THIS IS RUBBISH! I had no ideas at all...i think i would have but you have to find a good base picture..<p>EDIT 2: <B><FONT SIZE="16">I WITHDRAW MY CHOP, ITS NOT WORTH ANY VOTES</FONT></B><p>EDIT: I'm actually really embarrased at how rubbish this is....i hope none of you are sick after seeing this... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/pukeface.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><br><i>Modified by Mil at 8:14 PM 7/3/2006</i><p><br><i>Modified by Mil at 4:52 PM 7/5/2006</i><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by Mil at 4:54 PM 7/5/2006</i>

07-04-2006, 06:55 AM
Hey, Mil, I like your overall car. But after you put "Meh, this is rubbish!" it looks like rubbish. I really like that grille. You shouldn't put yourself down like that. You should be trying your best, taking your time, then be proud of your work.

07-04-2006, 08:41 AM
yeah, seeing the contest coming to a close meant i had to rush it. Aswell, i dont have much time (with school just about to end etc.)

07-05-2006, 12:02 AM
Here's mine. The base image is the same as Theo's, but I think ours turned out pleasantly different despite the same humble beginnings. I would have done more, but I ran out of steam towards the end.<p><IMG SRC="http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/6378/toyotasmall8fw.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><A HREF="http://img208.imageshack.us/img208/329/toyotabig2io.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://img208.imageshack.us/im...o.jpg</A>

07-05-2006, 05:43 AM
Wow, I really like that one JBlair. I just got one question, is the Prius getting more minivan-like towards the future? Nice job, Theo,Mil,and Jblair.

The Water Is Poison
07-05-2006, 06:34 AM
Can we just have it open until the rest of the day, I'm giving this thing a final go

The Water Is Poison
07-05-2006, 08:37 AM
Never mind, forget it. I give up on this chop<br>

07-05-2006, 03:39 PM
in an attempt to make these contests more successful, i think we should do a voting process with 2 or more cars on which we'd like to do like for what we do on the other photoshop contest.

against the wall
07-05-2006, 05:06 PM
we should also do it anonymous, like people with chops email them to ascariss and then he posts them with a letter on each chop in the voting thread. this would eliminate a bias towards any user and their chops are anonymous. thats what gmi does and it works really well.

07-05-2006, 05:24 PM
I'm up for the voting via email.

against the wall
07-05-2006, 05:26 PM
you should check out the voting system at gmi. it works really well. you dont have to do it but it would be worth a try.

07-07-2006, 04:43 PM
Alright here is the voting, email me your vote to <p>ascariss@gmail.com<p>subject: Prius contset vote<p>entries<br>TheophilusChin<br><A HREF="http://img512.imageshack.us/img512/2946/newprius5ui.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://img512.imageshack.us/im...i.jpg</A><p>JBlair<br><A HREF="http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/6378/toyotasmall8fw.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://img101.imageshack.us/im...w.jpg</A>

07-15-2006, 01:24 PM
Uhm I only got 2 votes via email? what gives people???

07-18-2006, 10:42 PM
Well after counting the votes, there were not many, TheophilusChin has won the contest.<p>I am stopping the design contests for now, so thanks to all those who participated.