Concorso Confirms Tom Tjaarda as Honored Guest


April 15, 2009 – Legendary designer Tom Tjaarda will help Concorso Italiano celebrate the 50th anniversary of DeTomaso Automobili at its August 14 event.

A very talented designer, Tjaarda is responsible for such legendary production cars as the Innocenti 1100 Ghia Coupe, Fiat 124 Spider, Ferrari 330GT 2+2, Ferrari 365 GT California Spider, the DeTomaso Deauville, and of course his incredible DeTomaso Pantera. He is also responsible for literally dozens of prototypes and one off-specials. Google Tom Tjaarda and step into a world of Italian car design that will amaze you.

He is currently working with Torino International, a California-based company specializing in very cool redesigned Mustangs, armored SUVs, and other limited production vehicles.

Torino International produces such vehicles as the The Tjaarda PSV (Personal Security Vehicle) – The Ultimate in Luxury, the Ultimate in Personal Security. The world’s first factory designed Personal Security Vehicle (PSV) boasts elite power and exclusive ballistic armoring engineering handcrafted for the world’s most discriminating buyers. Designed by renowned automotive designer Tom Tjaarda, the PSV has been engineered from the ground up to offer the most advanced ballistic protection system available to civilians today. Optional 525 horsepower and shift on the fly 4WD housed in a military grade 2 ton chassis means that not only can your vehicle withstand a threat, it can evade one as well. Stand by for more information on this dynamic company.

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