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Bertone Bertone Group is a car styling and coachbuilding house, which also manufactures cars. Bertone styling is very distinctive, with most cars having a strong "family resemblance" even if badged by different manufacturers. Bertone has styled cars for Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Fiat, Iso Automobile, Lancia, Lamborghini and Volvo Cars among others. In addition the Bertone studio were responsible for two of the later designs of the famous Italian motorscooter " Lambretta". Bertone is a business enterprise able to propose ideas and products conceived as a complete, integrated development process, from the initial concept right through to production. An industrial group comprising 4 companies, 2,355 employees and a production volume of 30,450 cars and 19,250 motorcycles in 2000.

Website: Bertone


Fioravanti Fioravanti is an automotive design studio in Moncalieri outside the city of Turin. The company began in 1987 as an architectural practice working on projects in Japan, and since 1991, it has focused its activities on automotive design. Fioravanti was founded by C.E.O. Leonardo Fioravanti, who worked twenty-four years with Pininfarina on such vehicles as the Ferrari Daytona, Ferrari Dino, Ferrari 512 Berlinetta Boxer, the Ferrari 308 GTB, and the Ferrari 288 GTO. By choosing to work out of a building dating back to the 13th -16th centuries, the company is underlining its corporate philosophy: innovative conceptual design in all fields of transport, using leading-edge technology (CAS, CAD, CAM, CFD) in an ambience permeated with the creative beauty of old-world Italy.

Website: Fioravanti

Italdesign Giugiaro

Italdesign Giugiaro Italdesign-Giugiaro S.p.A is an automobile design and engineering company. Today, the company is known for the work of its subsidiary, Giugiaro Design, home of famed automobile designer, Giorgetto Giugiaro. However, Italdesign also does automotive engineering, prototyping, and testing. Italdesign designed cars include the Volkswagen Golf, Daewoo Lanos, and Suzuki Reno, which is sold under various nameplates throughout the world. In more than 35 years in the business, the creative research and design activities at Italdesign have resulted in more than 120 models subsequently produced in series.

Website: Italdesign Giugiaro


Pininfarina Pininfarina is one of the major suppliers of Design, product and process Engineering and Manufacturing of niche vehicles on the automotive scene. Backed by the experience, creativity and innovation that have always been the main hallmarks of its business, Pininfarina now acts as partner also in sectors of product and interior design and extra-automotive means of transportation. Following the growth and internationalization of the Group, Pininfarina now has more than 3000 employees and facilities in Italy, France, Germany, Sweden, Morocco and China. Company customers include leading auto-makers.

Website: Pininfarina


Zagato Zagato is a modern design consultancy and engineering services company situated just outside Milan, the hub of Italy's world-famous fashion industry. The company's premises occupy an area of 23,000 square metres, of which 11,000 square metres are covered. Avant-garde styling, together with light weight and wind-cheating lines were main features of Zagato's models for the leading sports car manufacturers of that era - Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Lancia, Abarth, Ferrari, and Aston Martin. In addition to the cars that were produced officially in small series, the company also built exclusive one-offs and prototypes for other illustrious marques, such as Ford, Jaguar, MG, Rover, Volvo, Bristol, and Rolls-Royce.

Website: Zagato

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