The author of “Bella Mangusta” is Dick Ruzzin, a retired GM designer, and a long-time owner of a special Mangusta – the only one of four hundred and one built with a Corvette engine.
The book, published by Xlibris, includes over 7000 words, 62 images and comments, and aims at offering readers a design education as well as special understanding of this automobile.
“My professional experience as a car designer for General Motors Design and my ownership of a Mangusta for so many years gave me a unique insight into it’s creation,” Ruzzin explains.
“This is written to give the reader an understanding of what is so special about the De Tomaso Mangusta.”
“Bella Mangusta” includes 124 pages in 8.5 x 11″ size and is designed to appeal to automobile enthusiasts of all kinds as well as art and design lovers, with large color images and automotive design terms – complete with their definition.
The text is an entertaining and informative description of the design of the car and includes details about its mechanical content and construction.
For more information visit bellamangustadesign.com.
About the Author
Dick Ruzzin is a retired automobile designer who worked as a professional car designer, being involved on over 140 design programs all over the world.
Since retirement, he has written magazine and web articles and also worked to educate others who have not experienced the design process.
(Image Courtesy: Dick Ruzzin for Car Body Design)