(www.autoinsidernews.com) вЂ" Mazda will launch its Hakaze Concept in cyberspace on Nagare Island at Second Life on February 15th.
The Hakaze Concept is Mazda's third concept for this auto show season. The Hakaze continues development of Mazda's new Nagare (pronounced na-ga-reh) design language. The word Nagare means flow and the embodiment of movement in Japanese, and the three concepts study motion itself and wind and water develop natural flow lines вЂ" wind blowing shapes in sand, and wave forms. The Nagare design language merges natural flow into automotive design language, reports Trend.
Mazda's new Nagare design language was created by the automaker new global design director, Laurens van den Acker. The Hakaze was designed at Mazda's European Design Centre near Frankfurt, Germany, and follows the Mazda Nagare (shown at the LA Auto Show this past November) and Mazda Ryuga (shown at the Detroit Motor Show last month).
Nagare is about expressing motion, energy and beauty, in ways that people connect with, and Second Life is one of the Internet's best interactive venues, said van den Acker. Of course we love the idea of giving people the chance to connect with and drive our latest concept вЂ" virtually, rather than in reality, of course.