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Giuigiaro/Italdesign Volkswagen concept images leaked

Volkswagen Auto Group acquired automotive design guru Giorgetto Giuigiaro and his Italdesign studio in May 2010 and thanks to a set of leaked computer generated images, we have what appears to be our first look at the Giuigiaro-inspired Volkswagens possibly set to debut in Geneva next month.
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Giorgetto Giuigiaro has been responsible for a great many Volkswagen Auto Group concept and production models, most notably the original VW Golf and Scirocco. These images were supposedly leaked from the European patent registry when the folks at Autoblog Espanol got ahold of them but sadly, there is no real information to accompany the images.

Speculation suggests that we could be looking at the early concept stages of the next Volkswagen Golf, Polo, Scirocco or ‘Up’! urban vehicle and Autoblog suggests that the vehicles displayed in these computer generated images could be electric powered. The 2011 Geneva Motor Show is less than a month away now so if these Giuigiaro VeeDubs make their Swiss debut next month, we should soon have plenty more information.

Based on the look of these two Volkswagen concepts, they could very well be the next generation of the aforementioned models and the lack of exhaust tips supports the assumption that they are electric vehicles – but again, these are computer generated images and the lack of exhaust tips could mean nothing at all. The two door VW concept (shown above) could most certainly fit the bill as a new Scirocco or Golf with the low-slung roofline and sporty lines offering the sporting attitude expected of those two models. The other vehicle (check it out in the gallery below) looks to be more of a compact people mover with a high rear roofline offering more space for cargo and rear headroom – suggesting that this Italdesign VW concept could fit into the role as the next ‘Up!’ or Polo.

Check out the gallery below for a closer look at the Giorgetto Giuigiaro Volkswagen concepts and stay tuned to TorqueNews.com for all of your breaking Geneva Motor Show news!

Source: Autoblog Espanol


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