Ford Maya – Italdesign Maya

  Maya is a realistic prototype, thought for a little daily production, designed to keep industrial investment quite curbed. The line is typically  wedged and reminds prototypes like the Mangusta, Boomerang or Tapiro, but it is smoother and guarantees a 0,28 cx. Created for American market, the front has a soft-nose bumper, plastic and capable of being deformed material filled … Continua a leggere

Porsche Tapiro – Italdesign Tapiro

  The Porsche Tapiro was designed in 1970 by Giorgetto Giugiaro of Ital Design. It was Giugiaro’s 4th prototype at Ital and one of his favourite at the time. It was based on the Porsche 914/6 platform and featured a mid mounted 2.4 litre flat 6 cylinder Porsche engine, giving 220 bhp and 7200 rpm. There car had gullwing doors … Continua a leggere

Alfa Romeo P33 Cuneo

  Pininfarina received two 33 Stradale chassis and constructed a coupe and roadster body. In its first guise, the Pininfarina Roadster was launched at the Turin Show in November of 1968. Clearly inspired by the Grand Prix cars of the day, it featured a high wing mounted right behind the very open driver’s compartment. After the show, the car was … Continua a leggere

Alfa Romeo P33 Pininfarina Roadster

  The Alfa Romeo Stradale P33 Pininfarina Roadster was designed by Paolo Martin and displayed at the Turin Motorshow in November 1968. The car was built on an Alfa Romeo P33 chassis and had a V8 mid-mounted engine. The second 33 Stradale-based concept car known as the P33 Roadster featured a wedge shaped design, a large overhead spoiler or aerofoil … Continua a leggere

Alfa Romeo 33 TT3 Spider

  The Alfa Romeo 33 TT3 made its debut in 1969 at the 12 Hours of Sebring. The engine was enlarged to 2998 cc (183ci) with 400 hp (298 kW), which put the 33/3 in the same class as the Porsche 908 and the Ferrari 312P. The chassis was now a monocoque. The new car did poorly at Sebring and … Continua a leggere

Alfa Romeo Giulia 2000 GT Veloce

  When Alfa Romeo introduced the Coupe version of the Giulia sedan in 1963 a true star was born. Its lines were penned by a young designer at Bertone; Giorgietto Giugiaro, ‘the designer of the 20th century’. The Giulia not only looked good but it also proved a great competitor in touring car racing. In the 14 years it was … Continua a leggere

Alfa Romeo Giulia 1750 GTAm

  In 1969 Alfa Romeo had introduced the larger engined Giulia 1750 GT Veloce road car, which formed a good basis for a second generation GTA. The rules were changed and now stated that a minimum of 1000 cars needed to be produced for homologation, but the derived racer could be modified a lot more. The engined was bored out … Continua a leggere

Alfa Romeo Montreal

  The Alfa Romeo Montreal is a 2+2 coupé automobile produced by the Italian manufacturer Alfa Romeo from 1970 to 1977. The Alfa Romeo Montreal was introduced as a concept car in 1967 at Expo 67, held in Montreal, Canada. Originally, the concept cars were displayed without any model name, but the public took to calling it The Montreal. It … Continua a leggere

Alfa Romeo Iguana

  The Alfa Romeo Iguana concept car debuted at the 1969 Turin Motor Show. It was designed by Giugiaro, of Ital Design. The car was a fully working design study. It featured a 230 bhp 1995cc, mid-mounted V-8, from the Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/2. Unveiled at the November 1969 Turin Salon was the first concept by Giorgietto Giugiaro for his … Continua a leggere

Abarth 2000 Coupe Speciale by Pininfarina

  The Abarth 2000 was designed by Pininfarina in 1969. Unlike other stylists, Pininfarina didn’t chose the name, however the car could have been called “Testudo” in honour of the tortoise like form of it’s rear end and roof line, with air intakes to the mid-mounted 2000cc engine. The Abarth 2000 Pininfarina has a perfect design and a height of … Continua a leggere