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    It was Giorgetto Giugiaro who gave the Bizzarrini shapes of the new era, as he did about sixty years ago with the Bizzarrini 5300 GT project, the sports car born to compete with the most beautiful Italian GT cars of the time. Historical courses and appeals, which bring together two names that symbolize Italian automotive excellence: Giotto Bizzarrini and Giorgetto Giugiaro.

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    Bizzarrini is reborn: the new beginning signed by Giorgetto Giugiaro

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    For the next model announced by the Pegasus Brands Group, which has given new life to such an iconic name in the history of the car, thanks to the three former top managers Aston Martin Ulrich Bez, Christopher Sheppard, and Janette Green, the collaboration with the Turin designer and the his GFG Style team. As the entrepreneurial adventure of the Livorno-based engineer Giotto Bizzarrini began to build refined and super-performing supercars, the new Giugiaro-designed car will be a very high-performance sports car. For now, the project is still top secret, but one thing seems certain: the car will be powered by an internal combustion engine, and thanks to this historic meeting with Giugiaro, Bizzarrini will once again be synonymous with innovation and design on the global market. “I can only be happy with the news of the rebirth of Bizzarrini, a historic brand to which I am very attached and which represented an important moment in my working life” – says Giorgetto Giugiaro. “The re-edition of the GT Strada is already a fine example of a past that returns, and the future is equally stimulating, with a project for them together with Fabrizio and GFG Style “.

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    Waiting for the new model, the Revival series announced by the Pegasus Brands Group has brought back to life one of the most exclusive and expensive supercars of the 1960s: the 5300 GT. Each of the 24 limited edition 5300 GT Revival Corsa units is hand built on a lightweight steel tubular frame – weighs 975kg – upgraded independent rear suspension, disc brakes, and a 5300cc V8 engine with Weber carburettors, horsepower between 400 and 480 horsepower and an excellent weight / power ratio. As in the 5300 GT, the elegant, low and sleek line, with an almost flat rear window and track-level performance, which however does not become a discriminating factor for comfortable use on the road. So Giotto Bizzarrini had conceived his creature, fast and reliable, and not surprisingly after the class victory at the 1965 Le Mans 24 Hours, with the Fraissinet-de Mortemart crew ninth overall at an average speed of 169 km / h , Bizzarrini himself had successfully claimed to bring his 5300 GT back to Italy on the road.

    January 29, 2021 (change January 29, 2021 | 14:54)

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