MAZDA LM55 Vision Gran Turismo
Each year the Festival of Speed de Goodwood pays tribute to an automaker via such a giant structure positioned on the gardens facing the abode of Lord March. This year, it's Mazda that dominates the countryside of Sussex with two of its iconic models.
One comes from the past, the Mazda 787 b victorious at the 24 hours of le Mans 1991 trio Weidler-Gachot-Herbert, while the second symbolizes the future of the brand because it's concept Rotary powered Mazda LM55 Vision Gran Turismo appeared in the simulation of car of the same name in last December.
Two vehicles have been installed at the top of a 40 meter high structure, either the the highest point of Sussex after the arrow of the Chichester Cathedral. The artist and British designer Gerry Judah inspired philosophy «Kodo» dear to Mazda to imagine this work whose design finesse and lightness, contrast with the materials used for its manufacture.
This sculpture weighing over 120 tons was realized from 418 steel beams which, if they were put end to end, would cover a distance of 1 235 metres, or the length of the famous route of the Goodwood time trial. It does not invent.