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    Report: Bertone confirms bankruptcy, needs savior by end of April
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    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. The coachbuilder behind ...

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    Report: Bertone goes bust
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    The famous Italian coachbuilder and designer Bertone may be on its deathbed. The company that penned the beautiful shape of the Lamborghini Miura has been facing financial hardships for months, and Autocar is reporting that the Turin, Italy firm has just declared bankruptcy. The last we heard ...

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    Report: Bertone nearly bankrupt again?
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    Times are tough for coachbuilders these days. Karmann shut down a few years ago. Pininfarina only returned to profitability a year ago for the first time in nearly a decade. Italdesign Giugiaro has been subsumed into the Volkswagen Group (and not a moment too early). Fisker shifted from rebodying ...

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    Report: Aston Martin Rapide wagon headed for production?
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    Back in March at the Geneva Motor Show, we had all manner of shiny new baubles trying to distract us from the Bertone Jet 2+2, a one-off from the Italian design house that basically amounted to an Aston Martin Rapide wagon. Yet we still couldn't take our eyes off the car and mutter a few "what ...

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    Geneva: Bertone Jet 2+2 is a family-style Aston Martin Rapide
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    Leave it to Bertone to take a stab at improving the look of the Aston Martin Rapide. The coachbuilder may have done just that with its Jet 2+2 shooting brake unveiled here at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. Using the sexy Aston four-door as a basis, the coachbuilder worked the Aston's rear quarters ...

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    Report: Bertone bringing one-off Aston Martin Rapide shooting brake to Geneva
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    Way back in 2004 Bertone created a one-off concept called the Bertone Jet 2, a shooting brake based on the Aston Martin Vanquish. For this year's Geneva Motor Show the Italian styling house is doing it again, but this time it has used the Rapide to create the Jet 2+2. Employing a model whose ...

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    Opinion: Are the best days behind the Italian carrozzeria?
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    Museums, Not Motor Shows, Take Center Stage In 2012 Two museum exhibitions, one opening and the other just closed, that recognize a pair of leading design houses, Pininfarina and Bertone, are celebrating iconic car designs that have come from their studios. At the same time, these events ...

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    Monterey: 2012 Concorso Italiano celebrates Lamborghini, Fiat, Bertone
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    Shelby isn't the only company celebrating a major anniversary in Monterey this year. Lamborghini marked its 50th year in business, and the 2012 Concorso Italiano is packed with Raging Bulls from every era of company's history. While the show serves as a showcase for all Italian makes, the Laguna ...

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    Report: Bertone may sell Nuccio Concept to collector for $2.65M
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    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 ...

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    Geneva: Bertone Nuccio Concept is an orange and gray Dust Buster for the road
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    "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? As is customary with such machinery from the styling house, what ...

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    Report: Bertone reveals first images of Nuccio concept
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    While the Bertone Nuccio concept sketches released a couple weeks ago basically showed us nothing, but the latest batch of renderings better communicate what we'll see at next month's Geneva Motor Show. Designed by Stile Bertone's Mike Robinson and named for Giuseppe "Nuccio" Bertone, the concept ...

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    Teased: Bertone releases sketches of Nuccio Concept ahead of Geneva
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    Turin-based styling house Bertone has released a couple of sketches teasing its upcoming Nuccio Concept car. To be debuted at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show in March, the Nuccio will reportedly be based on a mid-engine platform and is meant to commemorate the company's 100-year anniversary. The ...

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    Bonhams auctions one-of-a-kind Bertone Spicup concept at BMW Museum
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    It's not every day that concept cars go up for grabs. The automakers and design studios that craft them typically hold on to their show cars for posterity, putting them away in archives that we'd imagine resemble the end scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark or else putting them in their own museums ...

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    Giugiaro's original Lamborghini design unearthed and realized 50 years later
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    If you had asked us just a few days ago if Giorgetto Giugiaro was behind the design of any production Lamborghini, we probably would have answered, Sure, he must have...right? Wrong. Because none of Lamborghini's road cars ever bore the famed designer's lines. Bertone styled a few, but those ...

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    Report: Fiat workers agree to concessions at former Bertone plant
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    Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne has been working hard to improve the automaker's labor situation in Italy, and it appears the effort is beginning to pay off. Automotive News reports that Fiat has come to an agreement with the union at the former Bertone plant, with increased work shifts and more ...

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    Alfa Romeo GT Cabriolet unearthed as the project that could have saved Bertone
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    The image of wafting around the Italian countryside in an open-air cabriolet is inextricably intertwined with our typical notion of Italian motoring. It's somewhat surprising, then, that there wasn't a single four-seat convertible on offer from Italy's automakers until the relatively recent ...

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    Bertone hits Shanghai, says museum car auction may not happen after all
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    Our friends at legendary Italian design house Bertone had a small group of us over to its headquarters in Caprie just to the west of Turin in order to shed greater light on what the company's current situation actually is. In brief, from the mouth of CEO Marco Filippa, contrary to reports that ...

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    Crazy collection of concepts from Bertone to be auctioned by RM at Villa d'Este
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    You can't make an omelet, or so the saying goes, without breaking some eggs. So while it's unfortunate that the restructuring at Bertone means the dissolution of its museum collection, it also means that its contents are going up for auction. And they'll be crossing the block at no less fitting ...

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    No Joke: Jaguar to call next small car XS?
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    Jaguar is scheduled to release more details about its upcoming small car, which won't look like the Bertone B99 Concept above, at the 2011 AutoRAI in Amsterdam. The details will include the car's name, which is rumored to be XS. The name fits into Jag's current naming convention, but it seems ...

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    Bertone shows off Jaguar B99 design sketches, still won't be built
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    Jaguar already made it clear that it's not interested in bringing the Bertone B99 Concept to life, but that hasn't stopped Bertone from unleashing a barrage of images and details related to its mid-sized concept. The firm says that the B99 sports a wheelbase of around 9.1 feet, and that the ...

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