“Today, Zagato is a workshop where imagination is applied to reason, prowess is applied to the most diverse mechanics, where materials are chosen for their lightness, where the character of its signature has always been able, constantly through the years, to fulfil the clients' wishes".
2019 has been the year of Zagato's centenary. This book celebrates with an entirely new aproach the fascinatinf heritage of the Atelier and its vision of the future.
The official book dedicated to the historic Italian car brand, founded in 1963 by Ferruccio Lamborghini in Sant'Agata Bolognese.
From the first pages the reader is captured by the graphic language of the brand: the colors, the fonts, the Taurus and its declination over time, the logos of the individual models. Italianness has always been at the center of communication as a reason for pride. The story of the brand's history makes us understand - quoting men, models and facts - the path of an adventure that is not always easy but, certainly, always faced and resolved with that "winning spirit from the Emilia land" that has guided Lamborghini to this day.
The heart of the book is the catalog of cars divided by type: from the 12 Cylinders - the pride of the true voice from the Po Valley, that single hiss of the split engine that spreads throughout the campaign during the tests - at the V8 and V10 revolution at the beginning of the millennium a splitting invented for the Formula, up to Cheetah and Urus, an impossible bet become the magnificent reality of the encounter between the pure sport and the car for every situation.
After the Gran Turismo, after the supercar, Pagani creates the concept of “hypercar”, inaugurating a new way of interpreting the sports car. A category that stands out for performance, exclusivity, design and comfort. The Pagani are masterpieces on four wheels, vied for by the elite of collectors and admired by enthusiasts.
The beginnings, the challenges, the pains and the triumphs of a dreamer who was a great symbol of courage and of Made in Italy, in the portrait of one of the greatest Italian journalists. A meeting of two unique personalities, in which the "reporter", as was his habit, is not limited to the story of the life of the "engineer", but reconstructs - interviewing the protagonist and the people close to him - the human complexity of an exceptional man: ambitious but shy, shady and at the same time sensitive.
Considered to be one of the most popular models in automotive history, the FIAT 500 has become a legend over time. Its innovative features, the original and recognizable design of its bodywork, and its versatility have distinguished it as an automotive icon with enduring appeal. This book is an invitation to embark on a captivating journey through the main milestones of the 500 project: from the first series in the 1960s to the public presentation at the Geneva International Motor Show of the Trepiuno prototype in 2004, of the new 500 and 500C, the 500L through to the 500X. This visually rich and fascinating book explains not only the genesis and design metamorphosis of each model, but also their backgrounds, and explores the contributions of the designers who have helped to develop them with innovation and foresight.
The prestigious Ferrari 1947 -2007 encyclopaedia is a tome that no Ferrari enthusiast will want to do without. Comprising two volumes, it tells the Ferrari story in meticulous detail in a total of 1,200 pages and 2,000 colour and black and white photographs. Prepared by Ferrari in collaboration with the RCS publishing group, the encyclopaedia pays homage to 60 years of fantastic victories by our great drivers as well, of course, as the stunning GTs built at Maranello between 1947 and the present.
This imposing two-volume set includes a host of previously-unpublished material from the Ferrari Archive as well as official technical specifications for every track and road car built by the Prancing Horse. The volumes come in a red presentation case sporting the Prancing Horse logo.
The parents of Marco Simoncelli, after his death, gave birth to a Foundation promoting the engagement of the sport for social purposes and in this book have appointed Paolo Beltramo to collect 30 witnesses in order to tell about their son, his sympathy, his skill and his support for humanitarian projects in favour of disadvantaged people, in particular children and young people.
Ritratto inedito del Drake: le corse, l’impresa e la vita attraverso le sue parole di innovatore. Pilota automobilistico, ingegnere, meccanico, manager, uomo di grandi visioni. E poi imprenditore, artefice delle tante vittorie che hanno fatto del marchio del cavallino rampante un mito italiano invidiato nel mondo. La complessa personalità di Enzo Ferrari, pioniere dello sport e dell’industria, merita di essere analizzata e ricordata alle giovani generazioni di innovatori, perché di un grande innovatore si è trattato, che ha fatto la storia del Made in Italy e che ha ancora molto da insegnare a chi è pronto a lanciarsi nel futuro.
In questo libro della serie “In parole sue”, Pino Allievi, che ha avuto il privilegio di conoscerlo ed essergli vicino, offre un ritratto vivido e in parte inedito del pensiero del celebre costruttore: sullo sport, sull’imprenditoria ma anche sui molti personaggi della nostra storia antica e recente con cui ha avuto modo di incontrarsi e, a volte, scontrarsi, da Gianni Agnelli a Silvio Berlusconi.
In un mondo in cui la velocità è ormai d’obbligo in tutti i settori, un esempio di passione sportiva e libertà imprenditoriale a cui ispirarsi per raccogliere la sfida dell’innovazione