The first to test it, Carlo Riva recalls, was FIAT's chairman, Giovanni Agnelli.
The name is inspired by "cinerama", the great American experimental film screens. The presentation slogan sets out the key words: "Sun, sea, joy of living!" The prototype is the mythical Lipicar No 1, evolution of the Tritone. 8.02 m in length x 2.62 in width, places 8, 2 berths at the bow, two Chris-Craft petrol engines of 185 Hp each, speed 73 km/h. Price to the public, 10 million, 800 thousand lire.