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On November 26th, 2011 Alfredo Stola was a guest speaker at the Art Department of Teheran University and gave two talks:  on "The Essence of Craftsmanship RK Spyder and RK Coupè" and on “Art and Cars”.
His lectures were part of the Style modeling course presented by the group of students preparing for the degree in  "Industrial-Car Design”. 

 

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The project, supervised by Professor Robert Sarkissian and the  group leaders Siavash Jafari Jozan and Mani Keramati,  was aimed at creating a "Style Clay Model" of an interior inspired by Audi R8.
This was for Studiotorino a truly unique experience as we worked with very knowledgeable professors and talented students, all sharing a rare passion for car design and its history.

 

03First line from left: Mr Ramin Mahbobi, Mr Robert Sarkisian, Mr Cyrille Jegu, Alfredo Stola, Miss Roza Hosseini, Miss Fatima Safikhani and Miss Leyla Ensaniyat. Second line from left: Miss Tayebe Kharestani, Miss Mina Kasirifar, Mr Siavash Jafari Jozani and Mr Sam Antighechian.

 

On 11th of July, 2012 at the historic "Sursock Palace" mansion in Beirut, Ralph Debbas presents the W Motors company to the press and a selected audience composed by politicians and entrepreneurs.
On this occasion, the first details of the future Lykan model are unvealed, which is presented as the first "Middle East Hypercar" in this ambitious project.

01Alluminum sculpture featuring the specific lines of the future Lykan built by WMotors

Beforse exhibiting the style model at the Dohaa 2013 car salon, there have been two preparatory meetings in Turin with Magna Steyr and Studiotorino, in order to study the whole project and its technical feasibility. The refined design by W Motors has been entirely developed in Beirut by Ralph Debbas and Anthony Jannarelly.

02At the end of the first press conference in Beirut. From the left : Alfredo Stola, Ralph Debbas, Saari El Khalil,
Tiziano Novo and Anthony Jannarelly.

03An unforgettable moment of the
Inauguration party in Beirut.
04Ralph Debbas during his first speech to the Event
guests in Beirut.

 

On January 28, 2013, W Motors, www.wmotors.ae, presents its worldwide Premiere of the Lykan style model at the Qatar Motor Show in Doha.
In cooperation with Magna Steyr Italia directed by Doctor Tiziano Novo, Studiotorino advised to the construction of the style model.
In these months, Alfredo Stola will interface with the project leader Carlo Carena.
The extraordinary design of the Lykan hypercar has been costructed by Antony Jannarelly under the watchful eye of Ralph Debbas, CEO of W Motors.

01A toast of the working team during the Lykan style model construction on Secoli plant. Rivoli, November 2012. From the left: Turi Suraci, Lello Locantore, Sergio Boero, Alfredo Stola, Ralph Debbas, Anthony Jannarelly, Tiziano Novo, Carlo Carena, Flavio Secoli, Davide Secoli.

02Doha, January 28, 2013, Qatar Motorshow, world premiere of the Lykan style model in the W Motors stand.
Sari El Khalil and Sultan Abu-Sultant introduce the Lykan to the Qatar Prime Minister and
Foregin Affairs His Excellency Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jalsor al Thani.

 

COUPETORINO m.y. 2013 is a non-profit academic project conceived by Studiotorino and promoted by Alfredo and Maria Paola Stola. Its goal is to train six young students who attend Istituto di Arte Applicata e Design di Torino (IAAD) directed by Laura Milani.

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The first joint study between STUDIOTORINO and Steffen Koehl of Global Advance Design MERCEDES BENZ was to transform the new iconic Mercedes SL spider into an exclusive Coupe.

02September 27, 2012 Paris Autoshow. Alfredo Stola shows the first student's drawings to Steffen Koehl.03Official poster of the project COUPETORINO

04Alfredo e Maria Paola Stola in the classroom
with the students.


05Como, May 27, 2013 Design Center Mercedes Benz, final presentation of the project. I. Moriggi, C. Zanot, S. Manini, B. Arena, A. Stola, D. Pellegrino, S. Koehl, MP. Stola, L. Milani, M. Paganetti, M. Bavaro, R. Cascone.

The final presentation of the study took place in Como on May 27, 2013 at the MERCEDES BENZ Design Center directed by Michele Paganetti.
The event was presided over by Koehl and Paganetti and completed with a 1/4-scale version sponsored by SKORPION, a multimedia presentation of the work and display of the six illustrations accomplished by each student in complete freedom of creativity.

06One of the 6 free drawing made by the students.

 

June 9, 2013, STUDIOTORINO annunces to the press the project and the drawings of the next "prototype" named MONCENISIO, derived once again from the Porsche Cayman S type 981.
The MONCENISIO's styling is the work of architect and log time friend of Stola family, Daniele Gaglione, who has generously put his signature to the design.
The prototype will be presented in Torino at the beginning of spring 2014.

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