Poster showcasing an electrified Baja Bug

Electric Beetle Graphic Design

Banzhou Electric put an electric motor inside a Baja Bug Volkswagen Beetle and then asked artist Mr Penfold to design a body wrap in his distinctive skateboard graphic style.

Banzhou Electric displayed the world's first electrified Baja Beetle at Goodwood Members' Meeting over the weekend of 9 April 2022. The petrol engine, fuel tank, gear box, and all related components were removed and replaced with an electric system, including Tesla battery packs and a direct drive Tesla motor by Type2 Detectives and Electric Classic Cars.

Start-up Banzhou Electric are still finding their brand identity - their logo is in a state of flux - and so we created the following temporary logo.

For this publicity stunt, the car was painted and signed by graffiti artist Mr Penfold in a 1980s throwback, in-your-face style.

Parasola designed an A4 information board which referenced Mr Penfold's graphic style. Cairn Agency reworked the poster design, including adding a cream background colour, and designed a business card and arranged printing.

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Banzhou Electric are a car showroom displaying classic electric cars.


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Parasola was founded by Paul Dyke, a Digital Design professional in 2019. He has worked with top brands including McDonald's, Lloyds Bank and The National Lottery and wants to help brands to improve their visual design.
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