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LaFerrari Edited by Moreno Gentili
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LaFerrari: Dynamic Art

Edited by Moreno Gentili

  • November 12, 2013
  • Trade Paperback
  • Transportation - Automotive - General
  • Skira
  • 9-1/2 x 9-1/2
  • $35.00
  • $35.00
  • 978-88-572-1956-1

About This Book

LaFerrari: the official catalog dedicated to the latest masterpiece realized by the world-famous Italian brand. What lies behind the search for excellence in a sports car? This book reveals the work put into the production of the new supercar, LaFerrari-a car whose ambitions are evident in its very name.This is a voyage of discovery of the Italian passion, method, and excellence that created an authentic masterpiece on four wheels. It unfolds through the stories of the people who have worked on the project and the photos of its creation. Comparisons with its predecessors, the first style drafts, the clay models, wind-tunnel research, studies on cockpit ergonomics, vehicle dynamics, and the perfection of the gears and brakes are revealed here in an ebb and flow of images and drawings. Furthermore, the story of the development of the HY-KERS technology and its contribution in Formula 1 races allows an insight into one of the most advanced frontiers in the world of sports cars destined for the road. High craftsmanship, human experiences, and futuristic technologies combine in this fascinating story, a group work that achieves the greatest combination of innovation and aesthetic beauty. Through over one hundred images never before published, the volume examines the exciting story of aesthetic and technological research behind LaFerrari, a masterpiece of dynamic art.

About the Author

Moreno Gentili, an artist and concept designer, teaches at the Milan Polytechnic. He has written for Corriere della Sera, Domus, Giornale del Design and other publications. He authored Bally since 1851 (Skira, 2007) and Guzzini: Infinite Italian Design (Skira, 2012).

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