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A test track in the sky: the story of Fiat’s Lingotto factory

How an automobile factory building became a beloved icon of the 20th Century

Fiat Lingotto Torino
The Lingotto’s iconic rooftop test track (picture from SurfAst, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons)

Automobile factories are often impressive, be it for their sheer size or the complex manufacturing processes happening inside them.

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Matteo Licata

Matteo Licata

I’ve been obsessed with cars for as long as I remember and, after working in automobile design for a decade, now I’m a lecturer, a published author, a YouTuber