We should all have a life as productive as our COD, in this case
not car of the day but rather car designer of the day.
Giorgetta Giugiaro who is still alive was born in 1938 and his list of
cars that he design is long and influential. So influential that the he was
named the Car Designer of the Century in 1999 and was inducted into
the Automotive Hall of Fame.
The designer of the century might be debatable but what isn't is the body
of work (from Bertone to Ghia to Italdesign) some of which we list below.
The Alfasud which Giugiaro considers one of his greatest designs and laid the framework for the Golf
VW Golf and VW Scirocco; although both cars are very geometrical
The Maserati designs are perhaps his most famous and include:
and the Maserati Ghibli.
The Alfa GTV which he did while at Bertone dos not thing to indicate the wedge period to follow
with the like sof the Esprit and the M1.
and the Lotus Espirt; the first generation is the purest of the Espirt and although the later models have
power these are considered better driving cars and better looking cars.