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What a Body! - Autoline on Autoblog with John McElroy

by John McElroy (RSS feed) on Mar 7th, 2008 at 2:56PM

Some years back I got to meet Giorgietto Giugiaro, the ultra-famous Italian car designer. "Gosh," I gushed, "you certainly are a visionary. Twenty years ago you said that the one-box design would become the dominant body style in the future. And you were right." "No, you're wrong," he corrected me matter of factly, "I said that thirty years ago." Giugiaro knew that getting the "mostest with the leastest" is the greatest challenge a designer faces. And he knew that a one-box design provides the greatest amount of interior room with the smallest exterior package. So, he openly declared that... Read More

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