(from Peugeot Press
Release) The Flux will be made into a Full Sized
Concept-Car and Integrated into “Project Gotham Racing 4” on the
After the Flux car
design project was awarded winner of the 4th edition of Peugeot’s
Design Contest, the team at Peugeot’s Style Center began creating a
full scale model of the winning project, in close relationship with
its author, Mihaï Panaîtescu.
In addition, the project
is in the process of being crafted virtually for inclusion in
“Project Gotham Racing 4,” the racing game developed by Bizarre
Creations exclusively for Microsoft®‘s Xbox 360™ video game and
The Flux project won
after a selection period, which inspired the creation of 4,029
projects that came from 113 countries. The projects were posted on
www.peugeot-concours-design.com between September and December
Beginning in March, the
Flux project will be replicated to full scale and presented in
Peugeot’s booth for the next Frankfurt Auto show in September 2007.
Starting in March is essential since it allows the teams in
Peugeot’s Style Center and Microsoft Game Studios to capture the
project and have a design that is true to the author’s vision and
spirit, in terms of realistic handling and driving sensations.
“Project Gotham Racing
4” is an exclusive Xbox 360 title and will be the latest installment
from Bizarre Creations’ beloved racing franchise.
“We are excited to work
with Peugeot in helping to visualize the future of Peugeot vehicle
design. The Flux is a perfect fit for PGR4,” said Martyn Chudley,
Managing Director of Bizarre Creations. “We were impressed with the
innovative and the extreme car designs submitted; We hope that Mihai
Panaitescu will be excited when he sees The Flux faithfully created
on the Xbox 360. We look forward to adding a lot of ‘Gotham’ to its
On the 6th of March, Mr
Frédéric Saint-Geours, Executive Vice-President of Peugeot, will
hand the “La Griffe” trophy to Mihaï Panaîtescu.