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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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