2018-2019 Saab acquires designer Jason Castriota

A few weeks ago, Victor Muller, CEO of the Spyker, discussed the direction for the development of its new acquisition of 2018-2019 Saab Automobile. Since then he has really stepped up a strategy, as the company announced the appointment of design director Jason Castriota, a former designer Pininfarina and Bertone.

2018-2019 Saab plans to use Castriota for the production of models, which are developing in the competitive segment of the BMW 3 series cars and Audi A4.

First on the list is the new 2018-2019 Saab 9-3, model. Attention in the design will be placed on the aerodynamics of the new sedan. 2018-2019 Saab 9-3, of course, has already been developed, but before the model is a little less than 2 years, during which Castriota will work on improving the car. 9-3 is one of the cheapest models of 2018-2019 Saab , and you can not underestimate the importance of this development.

Castriota designer 36 years his company will create a new visual direction of future vehicles 2018-2019 Saab, from the point of view of the interior and exterior. In his new role, Castriota will report directly to the General Director of 2018-2019 Saab Automobile Jan Ake Jonsson.

“We are pleased to welcome Jason to our team. He has an outstanding track record in automotive design that will help us take the brand to the forefront. He will play a key role in the expression of the best that is in 2018-2019 Saab company in the future,” said Jan Ake Jonsson .

“I am very happy coming to a landmark the company”, said Castriota. “Of 2018-2019 Saab has a very strong and distinctive heritage which gives a huge potential for development. This is a great opportunity for me to create their future models.”

Born designer in New York, before attending the Art College of Design in Pasadena, California, he graduated from Emerson College in Boston. In 2001, he joined the Pininfarina design studio in Turin, Italy. He became director of the Bertone design Stille in , and then opened a design consultancy with offices in New York and Turin.

One of the most important models in the Castriota portfolio are such well-known models like the Ferrari P4 / 5, Maserati Birdcage 75th, Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano, Maserati GranTurismo, Rolls-Royce Hyperion, and Bertone ZR1 Mantide.