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    Read This: The Saab 9-3 that never was finally shows up
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    Looking back on the life and [slow and painful] death of Saab, it's impossible to not stop and think of what might have been with the quirky Swedish automaker. As it turns out, SaabsUnited has decided to shed some light on what the company's future might have looked like, including some images ...

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    Report: Grainy leaked images show stillborn Castriota-designed Saab 9-3
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    The Saab faithful are going to be playing the "what if" game for years to come. It's one of the burdens of being a fan of a dead brand. A fresh batch of grainy 9-3 Phoenix images have made their way online, alleged shots of a design proposal penned by none other than Jason Castriota. The ...

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    Report: Shelby Supercars Tuatara racks up $13M worth of sales at Dubai Motor Show
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    Shelby Supercars hasn't had any trouble finding buyers for the company's Tuatara. According to Gulf News, the exotic drew a whopping 10 buyers at the Dubai International Motor Show. Global recession? What global recession? Each Tuatara comes with a sticker price of $1.3 million, and even Shelby ...

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    Video: Chris Bangle hassles Saab designer Jason Castriota over PhoeniX concept
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    Chris Bangle and Jason Castriota discuss Saab PhoeniX – Click above to watch video after the jump
    In the left corner, from Wausau, Wisconsin, we have Christopher "Flames are Surfacing" Bangle. In the right, from the mean streets of Greenwich, Connecticut, stands Jason "Let Me Out of My ...

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    SSC Ultimate Aero II: More images and info
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    2011 SSC Ultimate Aero II – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Top Gear has let loose another batch of pics showcasing the SSC Ultimate Aero II. In addition to the tantalizing imagery, we get some facts and figures. For starters, this new Ultimate Aero is powered by a 6.8-liter ...

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    SSC Ultimate Aero II flashes backside for Top Gear
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    SSC recently teased us with shots of their new would-be Bugatti assassin, the Ultimate Aero II and Shelby Supercars has allowed Top Gear to provide the world a new angle with which to view their exotic road warrior. The SSC Ultimate Aero II is designed by skilled artisan Jason Castriota, who ...

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    SSC Ultimate Aero II: Red, white and blue Bugatti killer
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    SSC Ultimate Aero II - Watch the "unveiling" teaser video after the jump
    Shelby Supercars' Ultimate Aero TT used to be the fastest production car in the world, its 256-mph record speed eclipsing even the mighty Bugatti Veyron. Then, as of a few weeks ago, Bugatti got its act together and topped ...

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    Shelby Supercars teases new 2011 Ultimate Aero
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    Shelby Supercars 2011 Ultimate Aero teaser – Click above to enlarge
    Nobody is disputing that Shelby Supercar's Ultimate Aero is fast. In fact, it may very well be the fastest production car in the world, though Bugatti is sure to raise an eyebrow to that notion. In any case, no matter how ...

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    New Saab Design Director greets the diehards, calls for "return to Saab's roots"
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    Saabs United, the site that played such a noteworthy role in the General Motors-Saab-Spyker cage match earlier this year that Saab gave the site an award, is at it again. This time, Saabs United is voicing concern about Jason Castriota, who was recently named 's Saab's design director. Castriota ...

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    Rumormill: Lancia Stratos revival won't be one-off, production planned
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    The story of the coachbuilt Lancia Stratos gets more curious by the day. Although it appeared that the homage was a Pininfarina-designed one-off for a wealthy and anonymous European, Car & Driver has done some snooping of its own and reports that it wasn't exactly designed by Pininfarina and ...

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    BREAKING: Saab hires Castriota to be new design head, pen next 9-3 [w/poll]
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    Jason Castriota at work – Click above for high-res image gallery of the Bertone Mantide
    Intriguing news comes by way of BusinessWeek this afternoon indicating that Saab has hired American designer Jason Castriota to serve as its head designer. Surely you remember Castriota, the man ...

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    Report: Famed designer Jason Castriota to pen for Shelby Supercars
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    Bertone Mantide – click above for high-res image gallery
    While definitely one of (if not the) fastest production cars in the world, the SSC Ultimate Aero has seldom been praised for its looks. Somewhat resembling just about every other supercar out there in one detail or another, the ...

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    Bertone Mantide goes from blush to pale, looks better for it
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    Bertone Mantide - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Love it or loathe it, the Bertone Mantide is one of the most striking automotive designs of the decade, and coupled with the Corvette ZR1's performance, Jason Castriota has created one of the most exclusive supercars in recent memory. The ...

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    Monterey 2009: Bertone shows off ZR1-based Mantide
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    Bertone Mantide - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    It's become a recent tradition for a coachbuilt car to be shown at the Gooding auction tent on Friday evening (previous years we got a look at the Pininfarina P4/5 and the Pininfarina Hyperion), and this year we were treated to the ...

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    Jay Leno could be second buyer of Bertone Mantide
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    Bertone Mantide - Click either pic for a high-res image gallery
    Following its official unveiling in Shanghai, the Bertone Mantide has begun to make the auto show rounds, beginning with an appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed where its designer, Jason Castriota, drove the coachbuilt coupe ...

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    Corvette ZR1-based Mantide coming from Stile Bertone this week
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    Now that episode six of the KineticFin-produced mini-documentary has revealed that Project M is based on the Corvette ZR1, we finally have a name for Jason Castriota's newest endeavor. The Mantide, due to debut at the Shanghai Motor Show this weekend, features custom coachwork that appears both ...

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    Episode VI reveals what lies beneath Bertone's Project M
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    Click above to jump to episode six of the Project M web video series
    After the first and subsequent four webisodes of Stile Bertone's Project M hit cyberspace, everyone's wanted to know just what the upcoming supercar would be based on. Talented young designer Jason Castriota has designed ...

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    Project M is not a Nissan GT-R, new episodes tell more of the tale
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    Project M - Click above for a high-res image
    Early last month, the first webisode of Inside Project M surfaced, showing a cloaked, bespoke supercar designed by Jason Castriota, the man behind the Maserati GranTurismo, Rolls-Royce Hyperion and James Glickenhaus' Ferrari P4/5. Over the ensuing ...

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    VIDEO: Episode One of Inside Project M - The journey, and speculation, begins
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    Click above to view the first episode of Inside Project M after the jump
    If you're not familiar with Jason Castriota, you've undoubtedly seen his creations. The New York native worked under Ken Okuyama at Pininfarina for eight years, during which he had a hand in designing such masterworks as the ...

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    Bertone hires former Pininfarina designer Jason Castriota
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    It's no news that business has been tough for Italy's most vaunted design studios and coachbuilders. But that hasn't stopped Bertone from hiring Jason Castriota as its new design director. Castriota has spent the past several years at arch-rival Pininfarina, where he worked on such projects as the ...

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