The Salone del Mobile is increasingly becoming a must-attend event for automakers looking to showcase their design aptitude to trend conscious influencers in the fashion and furniture industries.
Milan’s Palazzo Reale was home to Picasso’s first retrospective and the Renaissance location where Mozart wrote the opera Ascanio in Alba. But during Milan Fashion Week, while the world-renowned furniture expo Salone del Mobile also got under way nearby, it also was the setting for Ford to reveal how the second car in the new Vignale model range could look.
The new Ford S-MAX Vignale concept, which distills influences from furniture, fashion, and architecture, was unveiled alongside further details of the service that Vignale owners can expect.
Chrome, aluminum, and a new exterior color called ‘Milano Grigio’ reflect the latest trends, and the interior is designed to look like a premium quality lounge.
The concept also includes advanced car-to-car communications, tablet device-docking stations, for second row seats and a new flexible seating concept.