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How to redesign a cool car and turn it into something unique

Based in London, Niels van Roij Design is a relatively new player in the coachbuilding business. Bugatti claims that its Divo is "reviving coachbuilding," but what Niels van Roij's crew does is much closer to what we knew Zagato, Pininfarina, Bertone and all the rest of the Italian design masters for before they went bankrupt, started licensing their brands for cars built in England, and departed from their core business to sell luxury cars though a new company. I would argue that hand-hammering vast sheets of aluminum is key here, and that's something only the most skilled will continue to do.


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