14 Jan '12, 7pm

At the Detroit Auto Show: Oft-overlooked interiors make a colorful comeback

At the Detroit Auto Show: Oft-overlooked interiors make a colorful comeback

In the past, exciting interiors were only for high-end brands like Mercedes, BMW, Audi, Volvo and Saab. And indeed, you will see all of those brands represented below (save Saab, which is no more, sniff!). But not only have luxury car companies begun to offer lower-priced cars (Mercedes and BMW chief among them) that keep all of the enjoyable design elements of the more expensive versions, but now companies like Mini, Fiat and VW are offering very reasonably-priced cars that have some seriously fun, well-designed (and colorful!) interiors. The democratization of design that started with Michael Graves at Target has worked its way down to cars, and none too soon.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/transportation/blogs/at-the...

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