DESIGN TALK WITH MIRKO ZOCCO
Bike SA|January 2022
Detailed explanation from designer Mirko Zocco of challenges facing the design team in creating the first Aprilia offroader for two decades, and how they resolved these

The leader of the design team which created the Aprilia Tuareg 660 is Mirco Zocco, 43, from Salento in southern Italy, and the Piaggio Design Centre’s Senior Designer. Zocco grew up within hearing distance of the Nardo test track – a likely trigger for his passion for cars and especially bikes which in 1998 led him the entire length of Italy from heel to thigh to study Industrial Design at Italy’s leading design college, the Politecnico di Milano, graduating in 2004. Let him take up the story from then onwards.

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