Pegaso-tinged melancholy and fond Lancia Augusta memories
It was touching reading the authoritative posthumous views of designer Tom Tjaarda on the Pegaso Cúpula (September 2017 issue). As a Pegaso fan and author of the book La aventura Pegaso, I have never read such a thorough piece of work on this particular car.
Ahead of the 2016 Amelia Island Concours, event founder Bill Warner honoured me by asking me to join him on the car selection committee and judging panel for the Pegaso class. The Cúpula was an instant serious ‘Best in Class’ contender, but I was thrilled when a special jury declared the Cúpula ‘Best in Show’. Regrettably, however, I missed my only opportunity to meet Tom in Florida.