Special versions have also been developed for two well-known carmakers, Pininfarina and Alfa Romeo. The former has produced just thirty units of its bike as a tribute to the year of its foundation. The motorcycle is made entirely by craftsmen with parts in wood veneer, and woven leather for the saddle and handlebars. But do not be taken in by the retro look: the bike is equipped with options such as a miniaturised electric motor, special LED lights and a smartphone charger linked to the dynamo.
The sporty bicycle from the Alfa Romeo Style Centre manufactured by Compagnia Ducale is also built entirely by hand. The strong point of the design is the very light frame made of C-profile carbon fibre which adopts solutions present on the Alfa Romeo 4C, which is also celebrated in the stylistic elements of the frame, which sketch an upside-down four.
The article continues in Auto & Design no. 210