The vivid personality, great intelligence and strong determination of Carlo Abarth are revealed through the pages of his large biography. Described is Abarth's personal life, his early motorcycling projects and races, and the Cisitalia period and its unfortunate decline. Includes the long and successful new adventure in car-tuning which made Abarth and his cars renown all over the world. This book also contains technical data for each model produced, supported by company chassis drawings and engine cutaways. Exhaustive and accurate listing of competitions which saw Abarth cars dominating the racing fields year by year. The book is richly illustrated by appealing and never published before photos, many of them belonging to the personal Abarth photo archive.
An expert in international car history, Luciano Greggio is an authorative journalist. He has worked for years in publishing and motoring journalism and is the author of the prestigious books Bertone 90 years 1912-2002 (2002), Abarth The man, the machines (2002) In the same series of Vignale: Masterpieces of Style (2020), he wrote Zagato (2017), Touring (2017), Pininfarina (2018) and Giugiaro (2019). He also co-authored the huge work Alfa Romeo The Official Book - Centenary edition (2010).