United Nude abstracts a Lamborghini to create faceted Lo Res sports car

This polygonal black form is actually a sports car, which Dutch footwear brand United Nude designed by simplifying a classic Lamborghini (+ slideshow).

The Lo Res car is a recreation of the Lamborghini Countach, designed by Marcello Gadini in the early 1970s.

Lo Res car concept by United Nude for Lamborghini

The two-seater vehicle features a matt black polycarbonate body, which surrounds the passengers "like a transparent capsule". The car is doorless, but its entire top hinges up from the back to allow access.

The interior is minimal, and features a hexagonal steering wheel and other elements in polished stainless steel. The electric engine reaches maximum speeds of 50 kilometres per hour.

Lo Res car concept by United Nude for Lamborghini

"The Lo Res car can be described as a conceptual design experiment, rather than a conventional car," said United Nude. "Its abstract appearance makes it look like a magical moving sculpture."

It was designed as part of the company's ongoing Lo Res project, for which it has turned a number of objects including shoes and chairs into faceted versions.

Lo Res car concept by United Nude for Lamborghini

Software is used to scan a series of 3D points from the original objects, which are then used to develop abstract designs.

The car is set to be exhibited in Los Angeles, and according to the company will be produced as part of a limited run for collectors.

Lo Res car concept by United Nude for Lamborghini

A similarly futuristic-looking car design featuring three reflective cuboids in place of a traditional body was unveiled by Niels van Eijk and Miriam van der Lubbe at Dutch Design Week 2015.

Mercedes-Benz has also designed an autonomous pod-like concept car, designed to function as a living room on wheels, and Volvo has released footage of a self-driving vehicle that would allow drivers to snooze at the wheel on long journeys.