Enrico Fumia

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Fumia (left) with "Grifo d'Oro" and Nuccio Bertone (right), in 1966.

Enrico Fumia (born 16 May 1948) is an Italian automobile and product designer. He is best known for his work with the car design firm Pininfarina, helping to design and package a new sports car version of the Alfa Romeo, which included front-wheel drive and traversely-mounted engines.[1] Today he runs Fumia Design Studio.[2][3]

Career[edit]

  • 1966: Fumia wins a Grifo d'Oro Bertone Design competition at age 18.[4] Also this year he is responsible for a front end design of a Siata Spring
  • 1967: Collaboration with Italian magazines Mark 3 and Autosprint.
  • 1970: Collaboration with Count Mario Revelli di Beaumont's Office.
  • 1976: Graduated Aeronautic Engineer at the Politecnico of Turin with an experimental thesis about vehicle's aerodynamics tested at the Pininfarina Wind Tunnel. Same year hired by Pininfarina - in charge of Styling and Industrial Design, Pre-engineering, Models and Prototyping manufacturing.
  • 1982: Manager at Pininfarina R&D - Models and Prototypes Development.
  • 1988: Manager at Pininfarina R&D - Design and Development.
  • 1989: Deputy General Manager at Pininfarina R&D.
  • 1991: Director of Centro Stile Lancia at Fiat Auto.
  • 1996: Director of Diversified Design at Fiat Auto.
  • 1999: Partnership with A. Sessano at Master Design Intl.
  • 2002: Fumia Design Associati - Design & Engineering Studio.[5]
  • 2009: Fumia Design Studio - Creative Design Studio.[6]

Notable car designs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ray Bonds (1 January 2003). The Illustrated Directory of Sports Cars. MotorBooks International. pp. 1–. ISBN 978-0-7603-1420-3.
  2. ^ "Fumia Design". fumiadesign.com. Retrieved 2012-11-26.
  3. ^ "Opinion 2004" (PDF). fumiadesign.com. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  4. ^ "RARITA' IN CONCORSO A TRIESTE". aavs.it (in Italian). Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Lancia J by Fumia Design". carbodydesign.com. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  6. ^ "FUMIA DESIGN STUDIO". creastile.net. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  7. ^ "1948 Siata-Fiat 750 Spider Corsa". richardheseltine.co.uk. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  8. ^ "1981 Audi Quartz (Pininfarina)". carstyling.ru. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  9. ^ "1983 Fiat Ritmo Coupe (Pininfarina)". carstyling.ru. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  10. ^ "When the Poets Dreamed of Angels". driventowrite.com. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  11. ^ "AUTOritratto: un libro di Enrico Fumia, grande car-designer italiano". automoto.it (in Italian). Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  12. ^ "1988 Ferrari F90 (Pininfarina)". carstyling.ru. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  13. ^ "5-incredible-ferrari-special-edition-cars". topspeed.com. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  14. ^ "Enrico Fumia w szczerym wywiadzie". autokult.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  15. ^ "Enrico Fumia, l'anima di Pininfarina". wheels.iconmagazine.it (in Italian). Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  16. ^ "2005 Chery S16 WOW". carstyling.ru. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  17. ^ "Whatever Happened To... Enrico Fumia". driventowrite.com. Retrieved 2 July 2019.