Luciano Rupolo is an absolutely fascinating gentleman. He was born in France but spent nearly his entire life in Italy as an auto mechanic running his own shop. His grandfather and father instilled a love of sports cars in him that he carried on by historic racing in Italy for decades. He saw his life-long automotive passion repaid when he found and restored the car that might have been the first Porsche registered for the road.
Ferrari 599XX - click above for hi-res image gallery
click the picture for a gallery of the Bizzarrini-Lamborghini
A unique partnership bringing together Italian engineering and African design has launched a project to recreate the legendary 1969 Bizzarini 5300 GT Strada.