The cars besides Stefan Schulze's award-winning works are a bit more visionary. The lack of restricting
specifications becomes obvious in their style and reveal its designer's stylistic preferences. Stefan Schulze
appreciates the freedom of working without any requirements dictated by technical limits and marketing
aspects and, this is the reason why he doesn't strive for becoming a professional auto designer, as he
says. On the other hand, the contest's demands don't lessen his work's quality in no way, as both the Lion
and the Hornet clearly point out. Moreover it causes shapes easier to comprehend for a wider public.
The Hawk too takes up a biological example but a more consistent way than it is the case with the Hornet.
The car's snout may possibly be inspired by this bird of prey but it somehow also looks as a dolphin's nose.
If the vehicle would have a grey lacquer, this association would rather come up than that with any bird.
Furthermore it bears resemblance to a Formula 1 car front. And the rear fenders' mighty air inlets seem to
be imbued of the same example, as also the deflector plates in front of the air ducts show.
Really not less sporting but a bit less organically shaped is the Baraccuda. Although there is one detail
that seems to be taken from a biologic archetype as well: The side air intakes. They look like widely opened
gills of a fish whilst the architecture of the rear has a more technical touch. Not unintentionally! The
Barraccuda is conceived to be a 'Bugatti-Veyron-killer'. Translated: It should be a car of over 1100hp.
Seen in that light, its brutal jet-fighter's appearance only reflects the intended performance level.