"We've posted relatively recently on how we believe Ferrari's 400 GT is perhaps one of the most underrated, undervalued cars ever to wear the badge. And we reckon the Pinin concept 4-door saloon produced by Pininfarina in 1970 is perhaps one of "
Ferrari 308 GT Rainbow Concept
If you’re thing is late period futurism: then there’s little that can beat the Rainbow Concept by Bertone.
With a jangle of angular lines and a manually retractable folding roof, this format not only predates Ferrari’s 458 Italia by a good thirty years, it is saturated in influences and stylistic cues that you can see in so many production cars – from the Fiat X1/9 to the Triumph TR7 and more besides.
Bertone’s Marcello Gandini was given the luxury of not having to consider this concept as a potential sales model for Ferrari – but anyone interested in car design can see how the concept was used to flex the woulds, the ifs and the maybes.
Gotta love the house of Bertone…
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