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The jaguar pirana by bertone – the only one ever made



The Jaguar Pirana was designed by Marcello Gandini at Bertone, it was built at a lightning pace just in time for the 1967 Earl’s Court Motor Show, a process that took just 5 months from initial blueprints to completed car.

Interestingly it was built using the frame and running gear of a Jaguar E-Type 2+2, and it was commissioned by the motoring staff at one of England’s leading daily newspapers – The Daily Telegraph.

It’s not know exactly how many complete cars have been dreamt up by the motoring staff at a newspaper, but it’s actually not a terrible idea. Motoring journalists drive almost every production car from every manufacturer for sale in their vicinity, so when it comes time to design something new, there aren’t many better people to talk to.

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