Scaglietti, left, in his body shop
Sergio Scaglietti opened Carrozzeria Scaglietti, an auto repair and body shop, in 1951 in the small town of Maranello, Italy. It just so happened to sit across the street from another young business, Ferrari. Scaglietti and Enzo Ferrari, the founder of the sports car company, had an existing relationship prior to Scaglietti opening his shop. Though the ease of access made the new facility Enzo’s first choice for body repairs for his race cars. Soon, Enzo would be asking Sergio for full bodies, and Sergio delivered on a grand scale.
Ferrari 410 Spider, designed by Scaglietti
By the mid-1950s Scaglietti was a primary body designer and fabricator for Ferrari race cars. He would go on to design and build some of the company’s most elegant and succes...