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Automotive Hall of Fame | Attend Tomorrow's Celebration of Italian Design

A Shunpiker's Journal
September 17, 2021 7:00 PM


 at the Automotive Hall of Fame


Join the Automotive Hall of Fame to celebrate the automotive designer of the century, 2002 AHF Inductee Giorgetto Giugiaro on Saturday, September 18, 1 - 4 p.m.
This Italian design genius was responsible for many classic vehicles including the Lotus Esprit, BMW M1, DeLorean, VW Rabbit, and more. His skill helped create more than 60 million cars built by companies all over the world. Owners of Giugiaro-designed cars are welcome to display them in front of the Automotive Hall of Fame during the event. Additional Giugiaro-designed vehicles will be displayed inside the Hall.
Plus, enjoy a lecture with Italian design experts including:
  • Richard Ruzzin, retired executive designer for Cadillac and author of “Bella Mangusta”
  • Dan Eastwood, Italian Carozzaria expert and consultant for the Society of Automotive Historians, Inc.
  • Bob Boniface, chief designer at General Motors Design and restorer and aficionado of all Italian vehicles.
Presented in partnership with Hagerty.
Masks are recommended throughout the event and are required in the theater. 

On display at the AHF: 1970 Detomaso Mangusta designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro
On display at the AHF:Giugiaro's original brown-line, full-sized print of his 1997 Alfa Romeo Scighera Supercar
The Automotive Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization. Donate to help us tell the story of one of the world’s most powerful industries through the people who brought it to life.
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