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The Car Designer of the Century was an international award given to the most influential car designer of the 20th century. The election process was overseen by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation. The winner, Giorgetto Giugiaro, was announced at an awards gala on December 18, 1999 in Las Vegas.

Name: Flaminio Bertoni. Notable works: Citroën Traction Avant, Citroën DS, Citroën 2CV, Citroën Ami. Name: Jean Bugatti. Notable works: Bugatti Atlantic. Name: Wayne Cherry. Notable works: Vauxhall SRV, Pontiac Solstice, Cadillac Sixteen. Name: Leonardo Fioravanti. Notable works: Ferrari Daytona, Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer. Name: Pietro Frua. Notable works: Maserati. Name: Marcello Gandini. Notable works: Lamborghini Miura, Lamborghini Countach, Fiat X1/9, Lancia Stratos, Citroën BX. Name: Giorgetto Giugiaro. Notable works: Maserati Ghibli, Audi 80, Alfa Romeo Alfasud, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Scirocco, Fiat Uno, Lotus Esprit, Lancia Delta, DeLorean DMC-12, Lexus GS. Name: Bruno Sacco. Notable works: Mercedes Benz S-Class (W126 series). Name: Ercole Spada. Notable works: Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato, Alfa Romeo TZ, Osca GT, Lancia Fulvia Sport. Name: Jan Wilsgaard. Notable works: Volvo Amazon (P1200/120), Volvo 144, Volvo 240, Volvo 850.

The next step was for a jury of 132 professional automotive journalists, from 33 different countries, under the presidency of Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, to reduce the list to 5, which they did, and the result was announced in November 1999. Finally the 5 were ranked by the jury and the overall winner was selected.

See also:

1. Car of the Century.

2. Car Engineer of the Century.

3. Car Entrepreneur of the Century.

4. Car Executive of the Century.

References: "Ferdinand Porsche Named 'Car Engineer of the Century'". The Auto Channel. 1999-12-20. Retrieved 2006-04-29.

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