A Stylish Way to Travel…

I-Real 3Photo:
All images by Allen Qu

From November 2008 the London Science Museum will be celebrating the work of graphic designer Kenya Hara and architect Shigeru Ban and their eminence in car design. The ‘Japan Car’ exhibition will run until next April and will be exhibiting cars that reflect ‘the soul and spirit of Japan’, and give us a few more ideas in alternative transportation.

Andrew Nahum, principle curator of Technology at the Museum has said, “these cars intrigue us and prompt us to ask whether this is a glimpse of the future of road transport.”

toyota i realPhoto:

The models on display will feature the Nissan Cube, the Daihatsu Tanto and the spectacular Toyota I-Real(pictured). The Japanese companies NTT DoCoMo, Nissan and Sharp have also developed prototypes for an Intelligent Key System that opens and starts a car, which the user can operate from their phone. Here are more glimpses into tomorrow’s world of road transport: