Green and Forgotten: the future in the past – Mazzieri and Micron

Considering the project dates back about thirty years, it can certainly be said that it was ahead of its time and in some ways can be considered visionary, so much so that even today the concept of this car remains modern. In recent years, due to the known emissions scandals and the need to reduce … More Green and Forgotten: the future in the past – Mazzieri and Micron

Alec’s Mini

The resulting car was officially presented on August 26, 1959, introducing a way of conceiving the car which was completely different from other examples of the period, and the Mini was so modern that it remained the benchmark for ten years. The article I am about to offer you here is certainly a bit of … More Alec’s Mini

The Giant Uno

Although the Magnum was positioned as a premium car, many of its components were sourced from series-production models; despite its long production life, in 18 years on the market only 6,000 examples were built. The Rayton Fissore arose in 1976 from the ashes of the Fissore coachbuilder; straight away the intention of Cherasco’s new company, … More The Giant Uno

Too far ahead

The innovative glass-fibre reinforced polyester bodywork meant certain decisions aimed at containing costs faded into the background. In the early 1960s, sales of the American marque Studebaker were not going at all well following the 1954 merger with Packard; the fate of the two brands now seemed to be sealed.  Hopes were resting on a … More Too far ahead