Meet the man behind Tron’s vehicles
ALERT! You can buy your own Light Cycle. Here’s our meeting last year with the original designer
Posted: 19 Aug 2011
When we subsequently ran a piece on him in Top Gear magazine (issue 182, if you're interested), we discovered a world called Galaxion filled with Cosmic Motors and some startlingly attractive women. "It's like putting Barbarella, James Bond, Star Wars and an F1 car in a blender. I can play God!" Simon joked.
It turns out we weren't the only ones to be blown away by his work. Hollywood soon came calling. "I got an email in 2008 from a guy called Joe Kosinski. It said, ‘I'm working on Tron 2, and I'd like you to design the vehicles. Please reply, Joe.'