Stig Spotting of the Day: Marcello Gandhini Edition



Welcome to SSotD, where we document and chronicle the many mysterious happenings of the man/machine/Martian known as the Stig. Today, we’re winding the clock back to 1970 to the Turin Motor Show where Bertone’s enigmatic Marcello Gandini unveiled the Lancia Stratos Zero. Inside the concept, lay something/someone in a white suit…


There he is! As far as I’m aware, this is the only case where his Stigness has ever posed for a sketch. I can scarcely imagine the quantities of raw eel and magic mushrooms needed to keep him still for that long. Nice sketch, though. And check out the windshield/door! Very cool, very Gandini.