Marcello Gandini

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Marcello Gandini
1969 Autobianchi A112 Runabout e Marcello Gandini.jpg
Gandini and the Autobianchi A112 Runabout, 1969
Born (1938-08-26) 26 August 1938 (age 84)
OccupationAutomobile designer
Known forLamborghini Countach

Marcello Gandini (born 26 August 1938) is an Italian automotive designer mostly famous of Lamborghini sports cars designing.

Biography[change | change source]

He was born in Turin, in the family of a wealthy aristocrat. The father owned a pharmaceutical company.

After graduating from school, he started setting up sports cars. In the early sixties, he became acquainted with Nuccio Bertone, who later offered him to work with a designer in the car studio Bertone. In 1980, he left Bertone to start his freelance designer's career. Since 1990, he works only in small projects.[1]

He designed Lamborghini Miura and Countach (1973),[2] Fiat X1/9, BMW 5 Series, Lancia Stratos and many others.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Marcello Gandini - Car Designer". Automobile Magazine. 2009-10-15. Retrieved 2021-06-14.
  2. Banks, Nargess (2021-06-14). "Livro revela os carros preferidos dos colecionadores: Ferraris, Bugattis e Lamborghinis raros e exóticos estão na lista". Forbes Brasil. Retrieved 2021-06-14.
  3. "The Lancia Sibilo Was Nuts Even By 1970s Concept Car Standards". Jalopnik. Retrieved 2021-06-14.
  4. "Celebrating the Lamborghini Countach – the supercar that fell to Earth". Retrieved 2021-06-14.

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