Medardo Fantuzzi

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Medardo Fantuzzi (Bologna, 1906 - Modena, 1986) was an Italian automotive engineer, known for his Carrozzeria Fantuzzi body workshop.[1]

He and his brother, Gino Fantuzzi were famous for their affiliation with Maserati, where they got involved in building the Maserati A6 GCS (44 built 1953-55),[2][3] Maserati 350S and Maserati 200S.[4] Later, Medardo worked for Ferrari (until 1966), known for building the Pininfarina-penned Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Spyder Fantuzzi (1961);[5] the workshop also did one-of Ferrari 250 GTE and a Ferrari 330.[6] Fantuzzi also built early "60" a OSCA Barchetta 1500cc 372FS for one of their mechanics.

He also worked for De Tomaso, Scuderia Serenissima, AMS and Techno. His son is Fiorenzo Fantuzzi of Modena.[7] The body workshop is still in existence.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nunzia Manicardo, Medardo Fantuzzi from motorvalley.it
  2. ^ The Maserati A6 Part II from maserati-alfieri.co.uk
  3. ^ 53 Barchetta from 53barchetta.com
  4. ^ Maserati Tipo 200SI from maserati-alfieri.co.uk
  5. ^ Ferrari Racing from extractando.com
  6. ^ Ferrari 330 GT Fantuzzi from classicdriver.de
  7. ^ Marcel Massimi, Cavalino Classic XII from ferrariownersclub.co.uk