Infiniti Prototype 10 single-seat speedster unveiled at Pebble Beach

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Even at age 79, Giorgetto Giugiaro is not done designing cars. In 2015, he and his son, Fabrizio, started a design and consulting firm, GFG Style (the initials stand for Giorgetto and Fabrizio Giugiaro), in Turin, Italy. The company’s biggest project to date was the China-sourced turbine-powered Techrules Ren supercar. For their newest design, however, the Giugiaros steered toward practicality […]

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