I don't know. My hunch is the sleeker look fit in with the design aesthetic. I know they had discussed going back to a classic look a few times over the years, but I don't know if the choice was by direction in this piece or because he felt it looked best.Im able to zoom in a good bit on my iPad. Do you know if the Mark III-esque monorail design was a serious proposal or just artistic license? I know by the time they got around to redoing the Autopia the art shows the Mark Vs.