THE Italian designer, Giorgetto Giugiaro, has written its name in golden letters in the motoring history book. Born on August 7, 1938is behind the design of some of the most impressive and timeless cars, such as Mk1 VW Golf, Maserati Bora, BMW M1, Lotus Esprit S1and many others, while recently he was asked by Hyundai to “revive” the 1974 Hyundai Pony.
So he is the best suited to comment on any new venture of the car manufacturers today. Answering his question National Public Radio (NPR) about just Tesla CybertruckThe 85 year old legend of design expressed his opinion on the much-discussed electric pickup which is the first production vehicle with a steel body since the iconic DeLorean DMC 12 which was presented 1981 and which was signed by the Italian.
“He’s the Picasso of cars” he said, adding that the Spanish painter revolutionized his field because he had courageand thus became the first artist to decompose reality.
“When someone steps outside the box we almost always see it as a challenge. It happens in all areas, from furniture, cooking, etc. Everyone wants to make themselves stand out, it is necessary and Cybertruck will definitely be a hit, I am very sure of it. I am convinced that he will find his fans.”
Despite all that, Mr Giugiaro he didn’t reveal if he really likes it Elon Musk’s new pickup truck. “I don’t want to judge it Cybertruck as beautiful or ugly. It certainly has its fans, who want to drive a vehicle that stands out.” completed.
And the son of the great designer, Fabrizio Giugiarocongratulated him American businessmanwhich is behind her “steering wheel”. Teslafor his courage, saying that it is very important to be able to perceive people’s desire to be unconventional.
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