Ready to rival its internal sibling, the equally all-new 2022 Lincoln Zephyr, this new mid-size car is a decidedly cool and stylish affair when compared to the deceased Fusion and the outgoing Euro-spec Mondeo. This naturally gave the automotive world's virtual artists some neat, quick-thinking ideas.
Among the first to come up with a digital project based on the Chinese-exclusive Mondeo is the pixel master better known as Theottle on social media. He quickly came up with a Mondeo Coupe idea. But that would be too plain and obvious, naturally. So, in expert CGI fashion, he also added a twist. And voila, the stylish two-door that resulted morphed into a digital revival of Ford’s iconic Capri nameplate.
The artist mentions that Mondeo’s China-only styling gets a hall pass in his virtual design school, albeit with a few changes. So, after deciding not to call it a Mondeo Coupe, the resulting two-door has been redubbed as a modern spiritual successor to Ford’s Capri line. And it did not come with just the name.
It also arrives on our digital screens with a careful homage to the original European fastback coupe designed by the iconic Philip T. Clark, the OG Mustang’s influencer. As such, instead of Mondeo’s C-pillar treatment, the reinvented Capri has a curved, semi-circular style. And we dig it. Too bad it’s merely wishful thinking...