China’s BAIC in Bid to Buy Pininfarina

China’s BAIC in Bid to Buy Pininfarina
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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. Continue Reading...

SSC Teases New Ultimate Aero; Determined to Best Bugatti’s Top Speed Record

SSC Teases New Ultimate Aero; Determined to Best Bugatti’s Top Speed Record
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When Bugatti unveiled the new Veyron Super Sport by announcing it had reclaimed the record as the world’s fastest production vehicle, the former record holder, Shelby Supercars (SSC), welcomed the challenge. Announcing that it would seek to top that record, SSC has also announced it will debut a new car (or at lest a new… Continue Reading...

Geneva Preview: Pininfarina to Debut Alfa-Based Spider Concept

Geneva Preview: Pininfarina to Debut Alfa-Based Spider Concept
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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 –… Continue Reading...

Report: Ferrari P540 Superfast Aperta is a Custom Convertible 599 GTB

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Report: Ferrari P540 Superfast Aperta is a Custom Convertible 599 GTB
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Ferrari has just announced the second vehicle to come out of its in-house Special Projects program, a modified 599 GTB now known as the P540 Superfast Aperta. The P540 Superfast was built for Edward Walson, the son of John Walson, who invented cable TV. Walson commissioned the vehicle with inspiration coming from the Fantuzzi-designed Ferrari… Continue Reading...

Breaking: Ferrari P4/5 Competizione Confirmed

Breaking: Ferrari P4/5 Competizione Confirmed
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James Glickenhaus, the man behind the coachbuilt Pininfarina Ferrari P4/5, has confirmed that he will build a race version of the car to compete in endurance racing. The P4/5, which debuted at the 2006 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, is a one-off rebodied Ferrari Enzo, built by the Pininfarina design house to look like the famous… Continue Reading...

Report: Glickenhaus Planning Ferrari P4/5 Race Car

Report: Glickenhaus Planning Ferrari P4/5 Race Car
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James Glickenhaus, the man behind the coachbuilt Pininfarina Ferrari P4/5, has commented that he is looking into building a race version of the car to compete in endurance racing. The P4/5, which debuted at the 2006 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, is a one-off rebodied Ferrari Enzo, built by the Pininfarina design house to look like… Continue Reading...

Report: Toyota Prius Coupe To Be Designed in Italy

Report: Toyota Prius Coupe To Be Designed in Italy
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The upcoming Toyota Prius Coupe will add plenty of eye-catching passion to its environmentally-sound drivetrain thanks to a body that will be designed in Italy. Japan’s BestCar magazine has reported that an Italian coachbuilder will be outsourced to provide the design for the two-door Prius, with the possibilities being Pininfarina or Italdesign Giugiaro. The choice… Continue Reading...