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Franco Scaglione: The Maestro of Aerodynamics

In the automotive design history, Franco Scaglione emerges as a pivotal figure, renowned for his influential work at Bertone. His distinctive touch, characterized by the iconic fins adorning the tail of automobile bodies, solidified his position as one of the industry’s most significant designers. This article delves into the impactful career of Franco Scaglione, highlighting his instrumental contributions to the world of automobile aesthetics

1947 Mostra della Carrozzeria Italiana

Lets step back in time to the year 1947, a momentous period marked by the end of a war that left both material and moral devastation in its wake. The echoes of those challenging years are etched in the memories of those fortunate enough to have lived through them. The Mille Miglia revives, symbolizing the resilient spirit of a society yearning for recovery.

The Fiat 1100 Fuoriserie

An elegant convertible, built in 1949 on the popular Fiat 1100 B chassis by Stabilimenti Farina in very few speciments, remains the emblem of this extraordinary coachbuilding of cars in the early 1950s. The resemblance to Ferrari’s 166 Inter is surprising, which let to controversy between Giovanni Farina and Enzo Ferrari.