By Chris Koopmann
|Born in Busto Arsizio (Italy) 26th of August 1938.
With self taught formation he began to work with Zagato in 1960.
Ercole Spada is undeserved a greatly unknown Italian designer.
|In 1969 Spada worked as a free-lancer.|
From 1970 to 1977 he worked for Ford, Ghia and Audi.
From 1977 to 1983 he worked for BMW. In 1983 he came to IDEA.
His best designs:
|Working in Zagato (1960-69):
||Working free lance (1969-70):
Working in Ford (1970-76):
Working in BMW (1977-83):
|Working in IDEA (since 1983):
|Most important Spada designs during his time with Zagato for Alfa Romeo:|
|Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint|
|Alfa Romeo 2600 SZ|
|Tubolare Zagato 1 (TZ1)|
|Tubolare Zagato 2 (TZ2)|
|Alfa Romeo Junior Z|