Archive for the ‘Car Design’ Category

Mercedes Citan Cross Version

September 1, 2015

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Mercedes-Fans – an online magazine dedicated to the famous car brand from Stuttgart – asked for a Mercedes Citan with Off-Road characteristics.

The Citan Cross evolves with a complete off-road bodykit including protective fenders, enforced rocker panels, front lip and rear valance. Further the ground clearance is significantly increased. Lamps on the roof ensure better view in the dark.

The Citan Cross is ment to be for adventure-seeking citizens and leisure-time sports activists who need a vehicle that provides enough space to carry equipment and a car that is capable getting anywhere.

Citan Bodykit Design for Hartmann Tuning

May 14, 2012


The recent styling concepts for the new Mercedes Citan were very well received. And one step led to another. Hartmann Tuning aka Vansports – a specialist in Van and Transporter styling – asked for their own bodykit design for the Mercedes Citan. Hartmann required the parts to reflect their current design philosophy and easy (self)installation for customers. The bodykit consists of a front spoiler, LED-unit for the grille, side skirts and rear valance. Physical implementation will start as soon as the first Mercedes Citan production models are out.

-> Bodykit Hartmann Citan

Mercedes Citan Styling Concepts

April 2, 2012


Mercedes-Fans – a leading online magazine dedicated to Mercedes-Benz Cars – commissoned styling concepts for the new Mercedes Citan. The next urban transport vehicle in the Mercedes-Benz range (coming in autumn 2012) offers serious potential for fresh styling ideas to make delivery business more exciting.

-> Mercedes Citan Styling Concepts

Endora SC 1 Promo Video

June 12, 2011

Endora SC-1 now on Youtube:

Endora SC-1: A new sports car based on Corvette C6 …

May 21, 2011

… designed by Michael Leonhard and built in Germany!


Endora Cars – a new german sports car company just announced their first model – the SC-1.

It’s styling is inspired by the American and European sports cars of the 1960s and early 1970s with a certain touch of Hot Rod & Kustom flavour to it. The exterior stands out with dynamicly flowing body lines, a sporty sketched silhouette with a distinctive swing.

Under the body panels lie the platform and the mechanical hardware of the sixth generation Corvette. The basic model will be equipped with GM’s 6.2-liter V8 pushing out 437 ponies and 424 lb-ft of peak torque, while a second option will be a 7.0-liter V8 with 512HP and 470 lb-ft of torque. Sitting at the top of the range will be a supercharged version of the 6.2-liter V8 delivering 647 horsepower and 604 lb-ft of torque to the rear axle.

More infos can be found on Endora Cars official website.

-> Endora SC-1 Gallery

New sports car brand to be launched soon!

May 18, 2011


In a short while there will be a new star rising in the segment of niche sports cars. Powerful, dynamic, individual and futuristic are just a few words to describe what’s coming – a machine designed by Leonhard. Be prepared and check back for news update!

M.A.C.H. Supercar Concept

April 23, 2010


For this project the brief was to provide a progressive and aerodynamic design for a mid-engined supercar. The client wanted some input concerning forms & shapes for the design and development of the body. The compenents that will be used are carbon fiber for the body & chassis, aircraft grade aluminium, titanium and other high tech material so the car is strong enough to handle more horsepower than the Bugatti Veyron. Right now the car is in it’s development stage and is intented to be better than anything on the road in every way …

-> Gallery: M.A.C.H. Supercar Concept Design

Custom Car Designs added to albums section

February 16, 2010

Custom Car Design

Leonhards work does include Car Styling contributions for magazines. The designs added were done for international publications like Hot VWs, Custom Rodder, VW Scene, Chrom & Flammen and many others.
The artworks were created using airbrush and mixed media on white cardboard.
-> Click here to view albums

Plymouth Superbird Concept

October 8, 2009

The design is based on the Road Runner Concept. It’s the comeback of a winged warrior. And a reminiscence of the good old days in Nascar Racing. Brought back to the future. Gentlemen, start your engines!

New Plymouth Road Runner?

June 15, 2009

Plymouth Road Runner Concept now on Youtube: