Miguel Angel Galluzzi
Miguel Angel Galluzzi (Buenos Aires, 1959) is an industrial designer famous for creating the Ducati Monster. He is credited with popularizing the naked streetfighter style of motorcycle with the creation of the Monster in 1993, as well as saving Ducati by delivering a much-needed sales success.
Galluzzi attended the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Upon graduation, Galluzzi worked at Opel in Russelscheim for two years. From there, he went to Honda R&D in Offenbach and in Milan. Then he stayed with Cagiva for the next 17 years, where the 1992 Ducati Monster, the 1996 Cagiva Planet and the 1999 Cagiva Raptor/V-Raptor were among his many accomplishments. He is currently working for Aprilia.
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- Ducati Heritage — Monster, Ducati, http://www.ducati.com/heritage/anni90/monster/monster.jhtml
- Euro Gossip, Motorcycle USA, October 20, 2006, http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/Article_Page.aspx?ArticleID=3858&Page=1, retrieved 2009-06-14
- Miguel Galluzzi, Art Center, 2009, http://www.artcenter.edu/carclassic/alumni.jsf#galluzzi, retrieved 2010-04-20