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Between January 2015 and January 2016, STUDIOTORINO is involved in an innovative project in the zero-emission "green automotive" sector.
The client is Magna Steyr Italia directed by Tiziano Novo, who in turn shares the project with the Graz headquarters in the person of Hans-Peter Pessler.
The complete design of an electric vehicle "only" powered by solar energy is required, and also to provide "assistance" to the Magna Italia mathematizers and consequently then follow the construction of the style models.
An important part of this project is the complete technical feasibility by the Magna Italia Design Center, and the STUDIOTORINO Team will be of support by interfacing daily through the Project Manager Carlo Carena for style changes.



Moncalieri 2015: mood boards by Spadaconcept - Studiotorino and C.S. Magna Steyr Austria.didascalia

The end customer is Hanergy. a leading Chinese solar energy company, and in particular in the construction of the most innovative flexible solar panels.
The Style Center of Magna Steyr in Graz is also involved in the search for style and will provide various proposals in competition with STUDIOTORINO.
Hanergy's request is that this car be unique in style, different, advanced and above all visionary.





Moncalieri 2015: the designs then selected by Hanergydidascalia

For this work STUDIOTORINO will avail itself of the exclusive collaboration of Paolo Spada's SPADACONCEPT style studio.
In Team Magna Steyr Italia, Austria, they will compete with the Hanergy Managers Dr Gao and Mr Yan, Messrs. Tiziano Novo, Carlo Carena, Carlo Mantovani, Bruno Lambert, Hans-Peter Pessler, Peter Lausegger and the modelers Flavio and Davide Secoli of the company Viotti.
The technical specifications of this vehicle by Hanergy are a great challenge, in the sense that not only will the bodywork have to be covered by no less than 9 m2 of solar panels, but also a complex mechanism will have to be applied in the pavilion to be able to electrically extend a series of other additional solar panels with an origami-type system, to be extended into special parking areas for charging.


Rivoli 2015: the designs then selected by Hanergydidascalia

10Rivoli 2015: the reference model in resin under milling. On the right we can see Alfredo Stola. 


2015: the reference model in resin under milling. On the right we can see Alfredo Stola in the Viotti workshop.didascalia

13Rivoli 2015: Alfredo Stola tries out the driver's seat at the Viotti model shop

14Rivoli 2015 at Viotti around the interior model: Davide and Flavio Secoli, Paolo Spada, Emanuele Battista, Roberto Saist, Angelo Benvenuti and Mingozzi.

The name Solemio is particularly successful, in honor of the famous Neapolitan song “O SOLE MIO” published in 1898.
The Solemio logo is inspired by the construction of a puzzle, later also translated into the English language MySun.


2015 Moncalieri The name SOLEMIO imagined by Alfredo Stola, represented with a logo resembling an enigmatic puzzle, also available in English with MYSUN.didascalia


On April 24th, 2015 in Beijing, STUDIOTORINO had been invited at the Fast and Furious 7 Prémière organized by Universal. A very important and exclusive event with the movie stars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez and Jason Statham.


STUDIOTORINO, who is the Magna Steyr Italia advisor, supervised at the construction of the red stunt cars "W Motors Lykan Hypersport" employed in several scenes of this movie production.

02From left Tiziano Novo (Magna Steyr), Ralph Debbas (WMotors), the movie star Jason Statham,
Sari El-Khalil (WMotors), Alfredo Stola (Studiotorino).

01"EXPO TO" May 27-September 27 2015

Torino, "EXPO TO" May 27-September 27 2015. Studiotorino is proud to participate in the "Parco Valentino Salone & Gran Premio" and "Modus Vivendi" events with it's three classic prototypes: Ruf RK Spyder, RK Coupé and the new Moncenisio.
Conceived by Andrea Levi and supported by a distinguished committee, the goal of "Parco Valentino" is to commemorate with an original automobile exhibit what was to be the last Formula 1 Grand Prix in Torino in 1955.

02Ruf RK Spyder and Ruf RK coupe in the first edition of the " Parco Valentino Salone & Gran Premio "

02 1Turin 2015 : on the occasion of Parco Valentino a meeting between Ercole Spada, Giorgetto Giugiaro, Alfredo Stola Marcello Gandini and Leonardo Fioravanti.

"Modus Vivendi" is an exhibit organized by Cav. Rodolfo Gaffino, director of the Turin National Automobile Museum, presenting 14 automobiles that have become legendary for having made special journeys.
Every car has an exciting story to tell of travels to new and different worlds far away from home.
Our Moncenisio is perhaps the only "prototype" to have reached the Steel Globe in Nordkapp in the dead of winter.
Just For the record, the northernmost point in the world passable on paved roads was reached on Jan. 30, 2015.

03January 30, 2015 h 11.30 am: Alfredo Stola at the "steel globe"
71° 10' 21" - N 25° 47' 40" E

04The Moncenisio "Arctic Experience" at MAUTO together other 13 extraordinary autos and IVECO's Overland truck, all of them leaders of extreme travels on the world roads.


The theme of the meeting with Adolfo Orsi was inspiring. The topic of the thesis presented by Davide De Martinis, conceived and proposed in conjunction with Studiotorino, was: THE NEW MASERATI MOTORCYCLE m.y. 2016.
Not many people know that MASERATI produced motorcycles between 1947 and 1960. A meeting with someone so influential in the history of MASERATI was not an opportunity for Alfredo and Maria Paola Stola to miss in their roles as research supervisors for the thesis.
The aim of the thesis was two-folds: to analyze the history of the MASERATI MOTO and to imagine what its latest model would look like today if it had not gone out of production.

01February 8, 2016. The POST LAUREA DEGREE (IAAD) design by Studiotorino with Davide De Martinis. Project tutors for the style were Paolo Spada and Emanuele Battista of Spadaconcept. Research supervisors were Alfredo and Maria Paola Stola.

Davide De Martinis obtained his Laurea Degree in Transportation Design on July 9, 2015 at the Italian University For Design IAAD, Torino. Luca Bar and Marco Vendrame were his thesis advisors.
Paolo Spada and his colleague Emanuele Battista of Spadaconcept were his tutors on behalf of Studiotorino during his “Post-Laurea” period. They dedicated their passion and even some of their free time.
The name given to the imaginary re-invented motorcycle was VCM 322. It was chosen as a nod to the historic MASERATI address in Modena at Viale Ciro Menotti 322.

02Torino, July 9, 2015. The graduation commission:
A. Stola, L. Milani, L. Bar.
03Davide De Martinis with research supervisors Maria Paola and Alfredo Stola at the presentation of the thesis.

04Paolo Spada and Davide De Martinis during a creative moment.05The first drafts of a Maserati motorcycle inspired by the classic bikes of the 50’s and 60’s.

The VCR 322 DNA, is that of the 50cc motorcycle Type T2 Super Sport m.y. 1956, despite the great difference in engine capacity. The frame, the shock absorber details, the front fender, the color and the graphics have also been our references. There are also some automotive tributes, such as the holes on the frame and the plexiglass front lamp fairing pipes from the Birdcage Tyoe 61, the triple exhausts inspired by the iconic elements on the Quattroporte front fenders and wheel spokes from the GranTurismo.
The engine architecture, a 1000cc V6 90 degrees, it is not accidental, It is an homage to Ing. Giulio Alfieri, Maserati technical director between 1955 and 1975.
It took inspiration from SM engine employed on the Maserati Merak and later on the 1000 V6 Laverda, when in the 1977 Alfieri was consultant in this famous motorcycle company.

06The details of the VCM 32207The details of the VCM 322

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On November 10 2015 W Motors,, presents its worldwide premiere of the Fenyr style model at the Dubai Motor Show.
In cooperation with Magna Steyr Italia, Studiotorino advised to the construction of the style model.
The extraordinary design of the Lykan Supersport has been costructed by Antony Jannarelly under the watchful eye of Ralph Debbas, CEO of W Motors.

01The Fenyr styling model at Mercury, before delivery. From left to right T. Surace, R. Iraldi, R.Saist, C. Obbreja,
M. Mingozzi, D. Secoli, F. Secoli, T. Novo, C. Carena, A. Stola, G. Doglioli, M. Storey, C. Mantovani, F. Stola.

02Dubai, November 10, 2015, Ralph Debbas and Saari El-Khalil, of W Motors,
at the world premiere of the style model Fenyr Supersport.


March 1, 2016 at the 86th Geneva International Motor Show. The LYKAN in red livery by W. Motors was presented at the MAGNA stand for the first time in Europe since its cinematographic appearance in Fast and Furious 7.
For the hypercar protagonist of the successful 2015 Universal Studios production, MAGNA ITALIA produced some of the stunt cars in 2013. Most of these were subsequently destroyed during the dangerous scenes. STUDIOTORINO was involved as an advisor for the restoration and finalization of the prototype for MAGNA STEYR ITALIA.

01Rivoli, February 2016 at Mercury. The Lykan before its departure to Geneva. From left: E. Rizzardi, S. Suraci,
R. Sais, G. Comollo, M. Mingozzi, F. Secoli, D. Secoli, C. Carena, T. Novo, A. Stola, M.P. Stola, R. Gatto.

The late Paul Walker, Vin Diesel and Jason Statham filmed all the Lykan scenes at the studios in Atlanta except for the jumps between the three skyscrapers which took place in Abu Dhabi.
Paul Walker’s brother doubled for him in the jump scenes. The film was delayed one year due to the tragic loss of the actor.
Vin Diesel who plays Dominic Toretto says behind the scenes: “This is the first film that Dom is caught in a car like that.”
In the first scene with the Lykan, Paul Walker says: “There’s seven of these things in the world and this guy keeps it locked in a vault.”

02Geneve 2016, Tiziano Novo CEO Magna Steyr with the Lykan with the red livery at the MAGNA Stand.



01Turin, March, 22 2016, Ugo Nespolo at his atellier.

Since the 1970’s, Art and Automobiles have come together in some of the most important museums in the world. Artists such as Alexander Calder, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol have all expressed their creativity on BMW bodywork.
Alfredo and Maria Paola Stola, in wanting to express their passion for the Porsche brand, have commissioned  artist Ugo Nespolo to create a unique artwork portraying the prototypes that they have created between 2001 and 2014.
Titled “Nate a Torino”, Born in Turin, the work was presented at the artist’s studio on 22nd March 2016 and is currently displayed at “MAUTO” , the national automobile museum in Turin.


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