Pininfarina, Italian Car Designer, Dies in Turin Accident Today

Pininfarina, Italian Car Designer, Dies in Turin Accident Today

Andrea Pininfarina, chief executive officer of Pininfarina SpA, a designer of sports cars including Ferrari Testarossas and Fiat SpA’s Alfa Spider, died in an accident today. He was 51.

Pininfarina’s motorcycle collided with a car about 8:15 a.m. in Trofarello near the northern city of Turin, Italy, police officials said. The chairman and CEO died in an accident today, a company spokeswoman said, declining to give more details.… Continue reading

More Sintesi concept teasers from Pininfarina

Perhaps the single most influential car design and coachbuilding firm in history, Pininfarina has penned the lines of some of the most stunning cars in the world.

Pininfarina releases more Sintesi concept teasers

The coachbuilder is renowned for creating many of the popular designs for carmakers like Ferrari and Maserati but at the same the design house has been known to create spectacular one-off concepts of its own.… Continue reading

More on Pininfarina’s 700HP Sintesi fuel-cell concept

More on Pininfarina’s 700HP Sintesi fuel-cell concept

Perhaps the single most influential car design and coachbuilding firm in history, Pininfarina has penned the lines of some of the most stunning cars in the world. The coachbuilder is renowned for creating many of the popular designs for carmakers like Ferrari and Maserati but at the same the design house has been known to create spectacular one-off concepts of its own.… Continue reading