The previously reported (potential) demise of Italian coachbuilder Bertone has been confirmed, and the company has entered bankruptcy proceedings. The court has until the end of April to decide whether to shutter the business, which was founded in 1912, or find a buyer.
Bertone Nuccio concept: Geneva 2012
- Jonathon Ramsey
- Apr 30, 2012
The Nuccio concept, showed off by Bertone as a rolling model at the Geneva Motor Show and then as a road-ready car at the Beijing Motor Show is in talks to be sold. An update on the Lancia Stratos Zero concept from the seventies and powered by a 4.3-liter Ferrari V8 with 480 horsepower, the Nuccio was a 15,000-hour exercise in what the company's historical language could look like today.
- Jeremy Korzeniewski
- Mar 6, 2012
"The Nuccio is an 'extreme' sportscar that puts an evolutionary imprint on the concept that is built into Bertone's dna: the mid-rear engined berlinetta." So says Bertone in the press release you'll find below. Who are we to argue?