first twenty-six students at Franco Sbarro's very first
school, Espace Sbarro in Yverdon-les-bains, were given three
projects to complete in one year: a concept car (Isatis),
a sociological vehicle (Urbi)
and the restyling of a production model. The Citroën ZX was
Simple and effective
It's out of the question for
students to get carried away with unrealistic ideas. Restyling
should not exceed 5% of the car's price, and should be fairly
simple to install. Classically, the front and rear fascias
have been redesigned. The rocker panels are more prominent,
with a side strip linking the front and rear. At the
rear, a single vertical rectangular exhaust tailpipe. A
reflective strip links the taillights, echoing their colors. A
cap surrounds the rear window. At the front, the headlights
are hidden behind a translucent veil pierced by three holes.
The ZX's look is totally transformed.
For obvious budgetary reasons, the engine was left untouched.
Ditto for the dashboard. On the other hand, the interior fabrics
have been changed and are more cheerful than the original.
It's worth remembering that the students had little time to
design this restyling, and what's more, they were the first to