Auto Seat Cover Discovery

While interior designers and seat manufacturers the world over are constantly looking for new materials to cover car seats, an innovative solution has been devised by Davide Scabin, chef at Combal.Zero in Rivoli, Italy.

While interior designers and seat manufacturers the world over are constantly looking for new materials to cover car seats, an innovative solution has been devised by Davide Scabin, chef at Combal.Zero in Rivoli, Italy. Chef Scabin was asked to do an interpretation of the new Renault Twingo, and here’s the result:

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Pasta. Who would have thought of it? It combines the cylindrical texture of those wooden seat covers that you often see on the driver’s seats of cabs with the functionality of something to munch on during long road trips.

Should the pasta wear out, a quick trip to the nearest trattoria can set things right in a jiffy.

(While not as evident in the photo, you can discern the instrument panel is chock full of accessories that a busy chef might need access to presto.)

Looks like going outside the industry for talent can have, um, different results.