MakerBot CALLUM Aston Martin Automotive and lifestyle product design firm CALLUM is using MakerBot’s METHOD X 3D printing system to produce prototypes, tooling and end-use parts for the limited-edition Aston Martin CALLUM Vanquish 25 by R-Reforged.
CALLUM was founded in 2019 by automotive designer Ian Callum CBE, whose car designs include the original Aston Martin Vanquish, the Ford Puma and the Jaguar I-PACE, which won the World Car of the Year award for 2019. He set up his product design company two years ago with the motivation to combine ‘cutting-edge design with real-world functionality’ across a range of high-end automotive, travel and lifestyle products. Its first public project is the Aston Martin CALLUM Vanquish 25 by R-Reforged, which is set to feature more than 350 engineering, material and design changes from the original Vanquish in a bid to make the classic car ‘more practical and relevant.’ Just 25 of the newly designed vehicles will be produced, each featuring several 3D printed end-use components, such as brake ducts, produced with the METHOD X. The company has been using additive manufacturing technology since it was founded, harnessing its capabilities to produce end-use parts at low volumes, as well as its proficiency […]
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