Another newcomer at Villa d'Este was the Ferrari 575M, bodied by Zagato at the behest of a Japanese customer in the style of the famous 250GTZ berlinetta.
Zagato received the request from car collector Yushiyuki Hayashi (who ownes several historically important cars). They informed Ferrari of the project, and it was decided that it would be a good opportunity to celebrate the model's anniversary, and then created a car that harked back to the 250 GTZ, built around the Ferrari 575.
The 575 GTZ has an all-aluminium body and, like the 250 GTZ, it has two-tone paintwork with styling cues and volumes that explicitly refer back to the 1950s.
The 250 GTZ has won numerous competitions and concours d'Elegance, and was in fact presented to the world at an important concours d'elegance 50 years ago.
Text: Classic Driver
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