Concept Car of the Week: The Italdesign Aces (1973-’79)


A trio of often-overlooked concepts by Giugiaro – The Italdesign Aces

Giorgetto Giugiaro needs no introduction to the readers of Car Design News. His life and work have been the model and envy of car designers worldwide, as both his concept and production cars are a source of inspiration, discussion and debate in any car design setting.

Yet a few of his cars remain underappreciated, overshadowed by his more flamboyant or influential works. Such is a trio of concepts designed by the Italian Master in the 1970s, each named for a different ‘Ace’ card in a standard deck.

Today we take a brief look at Italdesign’s ‘Ace’ cars.

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