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 |  Jan 29 2010, 12:01 PM

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Alfa Romeo is celebrating it’s 100th anniversary this year and has commissioned three concept vehicles that will be on display at the Geneva Auto Show. The first is an expected collaboration between Alfa and Italian design house Pininfarina.

Pininfarina will display the Spider show car, which is likely based on the 8C Competizione model – which shares a platform with both the Maserati GranTurismo Convertible and the Ferrari California.

AutoGuide will be sure to bring you more on what will no-doubt be a stunning show car, with live coverage of the Geneva Auto Show starting March 1st.

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Official release after the jump:

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Pininfarina at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, the first official image of the concept car

Friday, 29 January 2010

A 2-seater spider on Alfa Romeo basis, which will be unveiled on March 2nd at the Pininfarina stand, thus starting the celebrations for the 80th anniversary

Turin January 29th, 2010 – Pininfarina discloses the first official image of its new concept car, world debut on March 2nd at the Geneva Motor Show.

The Pininfarina new concept is meant to be part of the tradition of successful spiders born from the relationship with Alfa Romeo, among the most significant and long-lasting ones in the automobile history, and interprets the innovative vision of an antique theme strongly present in the Pininfarina roots, the 2-seater spider.

An iconic object that, binding with an ideal thread the past and the future of Pininfarina, starts the celebrations for its 80th anniversary, representing at the same time an homage to the Alfa Romeo 100th birthday.