Categories

Monthly Archive: August 2015

Mr. Coggiola seemed to be hasty to start the “Lamborghini Sogna” project with me. He always repeated to say. [Hurry up! Hurry up!] Even during the period I was in Japan to negotiate with our investors, I was prompted to act faster by him through the fax message. I felt the same impatience. But, scrupulous […]

Read More

The manager started to speak slowly. [But, there’s one condition.] [You should accept to attach the name of “Lamborghini” to the completed car.] What an unexpected surprise! They offered us the condition to attach the name of their company spontaneously. It was the counteroffer to use their brand logo, brand name, symbol mark, everything to […]

Read More

The moment I visited “Lamborghini” was my second time trip to Italy after getting financial supporters in Japan. But, one condition was given by the sponsors. The condition was: Attaching the brand of “Lamborghini” to my designed car. Without the brand of “Lamborghini”, they could not invest the amount of two billion Japanese Yen (equivalent […]

Read More

When we arrived at “Lamborghini”, there was a front gate and had a security check. They inspected our luggage, a staff guide led us to the main building. After few minutes in the lobby, Mr. Sugarcci, the grand manager of sales division and the chief designer came to meet us. The chief designer looked like […]

Read More

When I came back to Japan, several weeks later, I decided to visit their company again. [Mr. Yamazaki, we know this is a fantastic design. In order to realize this design model, we advise you to use the fundamental parts from the base those are chassis and engine of an existing maker. It is easier […]

Read More

In order to build up a scale model into a prototype, the president of “COGGIOLA” ordered his staffs to consider the detail design and make a blue print of the grand design. It includes the opening system of the door, radiator, air-intake of the car which I left in their studio. At the same time, […]

Read More

Here in Torino, there were a lot of design companies like Bertone. There was another company called “IDEA”. The president of the company, Mr. Mantigazzar was very unique powerful guy and I met him at the lunch time in the car design company visiting tour. I tried to make an appointment to meet him again […]

Read More

When I arrived at the gate of “Coggiola” and rang the bell, the secretary came and guided me to the office. I had to meet the person whom I had never met before and introduced myself with my poor English without an interpreter. I was wondering and so nervous how I should tell him the […]

Read More