Tag Archives: Gioacchino Colombo

Ferrari, klemcoll, Colombo. Lampredi

Two Giants of Design

It is August 1949 in Maranello. Most of Italy is on vacation, but not at Ferrari. Sitting here in the design office are the two most influential and talented designers of Ferrari’s early years: Aurelio Lampredi (left) and Gioacchino Colombo. Colombo started at Alfa Romeo about a dozen years before the War and had a […]

Ferrari, Maranello, klemcoll

Early Days in Maranello

In the Ferrari factory yard in Maranello on September 27, 1947 this new sports car is the final envelope body iteration of, we believe, chassis 01C, the very first Ferrari sports car. This latest body, showing its new hood scoop to feed the three centrally located Weber carburetors of its now 1.9 liter motor, was […]