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Okay, let's give it a shot: the 50 most beautiful cars ever produced. Not an easy task... and certainly quite subjective (beauty is in the eye of the beholder...). Nevertheless it is an inspiring challenge to compare classic versus contemporary models, bread & butter designs (like the Ferrari F355) versus outrageously over-the-top creations (like the 2019 Bugatti La Voiture Noire), series produced cars versus one-offs, affordable cars versus stellar-priced artworks, etc. In the end, does it matter? We think not. A single (pencil) stroke of slick genius can do the job: creating a timeless piece of artwork ready to hit the history books. Check the links to their designers, coach builders and encyclopedia pages for detailed info. Enjoy, and leave your comments on our Facebook page!

A selection of links to Coachbuilding related websites & articles


www.coachbuilt.com :  Encyclopedia of American Coachbuilders & Coachbuilding

www.barchetta.cc : Ferrari & Maserati Registry

: The Bugatti resource by Jaap Horst

: The on-line Bugatti focussed magazine

www.BugattiBuilder.com : Bugatti enthousiasts site and forum

www.conceptcarz.com : Concept cars, modern and classic cars.

www.FerrariChat.com : The online Ferrari community

: Online Frua Registry (German)

www.primotipo.com : Motor racing memories

www.sportscardigest.com : The Sports, Racing and Vintage Car Journal.

www.supercars.net : Specifications, galleries and forums about classic and modern cars.

www.swisscarregister.ch : Registry for Swiss cars and coachbuilders.

www.ultimatecarpage.com : Concept cars, modern and classic cars and racing.

VeloceToday.com : Magazine for Italian & French Classic Car Enthusiasts



ARES Design: https://aresdesign.com 

Bertone: www.bertonedesign.it

Castagna: www.castagnamilano.it

Fioravanti: www.fioravanti.it

GFG Style (Giorgetto & Fabrizio Giugiaro): www.gfgstyle.it 

Gordon Murray Design: www.gordonmurraydesign.com

Italdesign: www.italdesign.it

Pininfarina: www.pininfarina.it

SpadaConcept: www.spadaconcept.com

Touring Superleggera: www.touringsuperleggera.eu

Vandenbrink Design: www.vandenbrinkdesign.com

Zagato: www.zagato.it


Callaway: www.callawaycars.com

Chris Bangle: www.chrisbangleassociates.com

Devon Motorworks: www.devonmotorworks.com

Fisker: www.fiskerinc.com 

n2a Motors: www.n2amotors.com


Mitsuoka: www.mitsuoka.com.sg


ARES Design: www.facebook.com/ARESDesignModena 

Bertone: www.facebook.com/Bertone-44729434353 

Bertone Design: www.facebook.com/bertonedesign 

Bugatti type 57 (S), type 59, type 64 et type 101: www.facebook.com/groups/150515362084163 

Carrozzeria Ghia Torino: www.facebook.com/CarrozzeriaGhiaTorino

Classic Alfa: www.facebook.com/Classic-Alfa-149861525089666 

Coachbuild News: www.facebook.com/coachbuildnews 

Coachbuild Marketplace: www.facebook.com/coachbuildmarketplace 

Franco Scaglione: Automobiles, Legacy and Inspiration www.facebook.com/groups/FrancoScaglioneDesigner 

Hispano-Suiza Society: www.facebook.com/hispanosuizasociety 

Lamborghini: www.facebook.com/Lamborghini 

Mazzanti: www.facebook.com/MazzantiAutomobili 

Moretti: www.facebook.com/groups/automoretti 

Rimac: www.facebook.com/RimacAutomobili 

Pininfarina: www.facebook.com/PininfarinaSpA 

Pininfarina: www.facebook.com/automobilipininfarinaofficial 

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus: www.facebook.com/ScuderiaCameronGlickenhausP45Competizione 

Spada Concept: www.facebook.com/SPADACONCEPT/ 

Touring Superleggera: www.facebook.com/TouringSuperleggera 


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