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An Italian Car company, known for customizing and developing Lamborghini’s. Models to watch: Cambiano


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Top 10 Concept Cars of 2013

Top 10 Concept Cars of 2013

Concept cars are things that dreams are made of. These vehicles represent a manufacturer’s future, seen through LSD-laced rose colored glasses. They are utopian automobiles for a world free of conservatism and convention. For better or worse, most will never see the light of day as a production model, but usually a few elements (and…

Sergio Pininfarina Passes Away at 85

Sergio Pininfarina Passes Away at 85

Pininfarina is a world-renowned design firm, and today the company announced that Sergio Pininfarina passed away at 85 in his Turin, Italy home. 

Pininfarina Hyperion Found For Sale in Abu Dhabi

Pininfarina Hyperion Found For Sale in Abu Dhabi

Back in 2008, Rolls-Royce collector Roland Hall special ordered a one-off Pininfarina that became known as the Hyperion. A year later, Hall was clearly bored of his Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe-based Hyperion selling it for around $6 million. The car has now resurfaced at an Abu Dhabi dealership and is listed for sale at an…

Pininfarina Cambiano Concept May Become Reality

Pininfarina Cambiano Concept May Become Reality

Along the same vein as the Fisker Karma, the plug-in hybrid Pininfarina Cambiano concept may receive the “go-ahead” for low-volume production. According to Pininfarina CEO Sergio Angori, “We are evaluating the potential for companies and private buyers interested in a high-performance, low-emission luxury model such as the Cambiano.” The Pininfarina Cambiano concept was first unveiled at…

Pininfarina Cambiano Concept: Geneva Motor Show Preview

Pininfarina Cambiano Concept: Geneva Motor Show Preview

Official images of the Pininfarina Cambiano concept car have been revealed ahead of the upcoming 2012 Geneva Motor Show. According to Pininfarina, the Cambiano concept was approached with, “great attention to the environment, both as to the engine and as to the materials’ choice.” Engine wise, the Cambiano is a range extended electric vehicle with…

Pininfarina Family to Lose Control of 82 Year Old Company

Pininfarina Family to Lose Control of 82 Year Old Company

Pininfarina has helped design every modern Ferarri sportscar since the 50′s. But the company has posted a loss of $22.1 million in the first nine months of 2011. According to Reuters, creditor banks are working on an agreement to restructure Pininfarinas  $99 million debts. One source says “”The agreement will fix the capital structure for…

Pininfarina P4/5 Competizione Could Get Hybrid Power

Pininfarina P4/5 Competizione Could Get Hybrid Power

Folks once scoffed at the idea of a hybrid race car, but with Toyota announcing its TS030 Hybrid car for the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Porsche already well on the hybrid race car bandwagon, it might not be too much of a stretch to believe these rumors that the Ferrari-powered, Pininfarina-designed P4/5 Competizione…

Pininfarina Cambiano Concept Teased In First Official Image

Pininfarina Cambiano Concept Teased In First Official Image

Pininfarina has unveiled the first teaser image of their new Cambiano Concept that’s scheduled to make its official debut at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show on March 6th, 2012. The Cambiano Concept will be an elegant and refined sport sedan but will be plenty green. Pininfarina announced that the Cambiano Concept was conceived with “great…

Pininfarina To End Car Production

Pininfarina To End Car Production

Legendary design firm Pininfarina is ending its auto production business, but will retain its engineering and design divisions. Pininfarina said it will shed 127 jobs due to the division’s closing. “Unfortunately we are having to stop our production activities, given the way the car market is. So we are focusing on design and engineering,” a…

China’s BAIC in Bid to Buy Pininfarina

China’s BAIC in Bid to Buy Pininfarina

BAIC currently owns the tooling, intellectual property and powertrain technology from the current Saab 9-3, which it purchased from General Motors and is already working on several new cars based on this platform, a new Pininfarina styled 9-3 could be one of them.

Geneva Preview: Pininfarina to Debut Alfa-Based Spider Concept

Geneva Preview: Pininfarina to Debut Alfa-Based Spider Concept

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 –…