Feet first: a brief history of clever pedals

27 February 2017

Nissan Pivo

For Car Design News I looked back over more than a decade’s worth of concept cars and dug out those with interesting pedal designs. In particular, cars where the designers had chosen to label the pedals with visual symbols – an odd decision given that you don’t ever really look at the pedals while driving.

Key quote
Visual pedal designs were pioneered by the 2005 Nissan Pivo, a remarkable concept that reinvented the car by abolishing the tiresome task of reversing

 

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