Abarth's 1969 2000 Scorpione Concept is a Villa d'Este Masterpiece

Pininfarina design and 220 horsepower made this a 1960s rocket beauty.

While this week’s Concours d’Elegance show at Villa d’Estein Italy was packed with modern and classic beauties, one of the absoluteshowstoppers was this outlandish concept car from 1969. The Fiat Abarth 2000Scorpione was designed by Pininfarina, and is now owned by Japanese collectorShiro Kosaka. The model featured a 220 horsepower, 2.0-liter DOHC engine thatcould rocket to top speeds of over 170 mph thanks to its phenomenally low weight ofjust 670 kg.

Check out this one-of-a-kind futuristic idea from theItalian golden age:

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