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Andrea Zagato

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Andrea Zagato

Andrea Zagato is an Italian automobile designer and the grandson of Ugo Zagato, the founder of the renowned Zagato design house. Born in 1960, Andrea grew up immersed in the world of automotive design, learning from his father Elio and uncle Gianni, who were both instrumental in shaping the Zagato legacy. After completing his studies in mechanical engineering, Andrea joined the family business in the 1980s, bringing a fresh perspective and a keen eye for innovation. He played a pivotal role in the company's transition into the modern era, overseeing the design and development of numerous iconic sports cars and limited-edition models. Andrea's design philosophy is rooted in the principles of lightweight construction, aerodynamic efficiency, and distinctive styling, which have been the hallmarks of Zagato since its inception. Under his leadership, the company has collaborated with major automotive brands, creating stunning vehicles that blend cutting-edge technology with timeless elegance. Andrea's contributions to the field of automotive design have been widely recognized, and his work has been celebrated in exhibitions and retrospectives around the world. As the current head of Zagato, Andrea continues to push the boundaries of design, ensuring that the company remains at the forefront of the industry and cementing its legacy for generations to come.

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