Vehicles Associated With Pininfarina

Ferrari F12Berlinetta2017 Ferrari F12Berlinetta
Ferrari 458 Speciale A2016 Ferrari 458 Speciale A
Ferrari 458 MM Speciale2016 Ferrari 458 MM Speciale
Ferrari F12Berlinetta2016 Ferrari F12Berlinetta
Ferrari F12 Caballería2016 Ferrari F12 Caballería
Ferrari F12berlinetta2015 Ferrari F12berlinetta
Ferrari F12berlinetta Tour de France 642015 Ferrari F12berlinetta Tour de France 64
Ferrari 458 Spider2014 Ferrari 458 Spider
Ferrari 458 Speciale A2014 Ferrari 458 Speciale A
Ferrari Sergio2014 Ferrari Sergio
Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione2014 Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione
Ferrari F12berlinetta2014 Ferrari F12berlinetta
Ferrari F12berlinetta2013 Ferrari F12berlinetta
Ferrari 599XX Evoluzione2012 Ferrari 599XX Evoluzione
Ferrari F12berlinetta2012 Ferrari F12berlinetta
Ferrari 458 Spider2012 Ferrari 458 Spider
Ferrari 612 Scaglietti2011 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti
Ferrari 430 Scuderia2010 Ferrari 430 Scuderia
Alfa Romeo Spider Concept2010 Alfa Romeo Spider Concept
Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S Awards Edition2010 Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S Awards Edition
Alfa Romeo 2uettottanta Concept2010 Alfa Romeo 2uettottanta Concept
Ferrari 612 Scaglietti2010 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti
Tata Pr1ma Concept2009 Tata Pr1ma Concept
Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S2009 Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S
Ferrari 430 Scuderia2009 Ferrari 430 Scuderia
Ferrari F430 Challenge2009 Ferrari F430 Challenge
Maserati GranTurismo S2008 Maserati GranTurismo S
Rolls-Royce Hyperion2008 Rolls-Royce Hyperion
Maserati GranTurismo MC Concept2008 Maserati GranTurismo MC Concept
Ferrari 612 Scaglietti2007 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti
Maserati GranTurismo2007 Maserati GranTurismo
Ferrari 430 Scuderia2007 Ferrari 430 Scuderia
Ferrari F430 Challenge2007 Ferrari F430 Challenge
Ferrari FXX Evoluzione2007 Ferrari FXX Evoluzione
Ferrari F430 Challenge2006 Ferrari F430 Challenge
Ferrari P4/52006 Ferrari P4/5
Ferrari F430 GT2006 Ferrari F430 GT
Ferrari 575M Superamerica2005 Ferrari 575M Superamerica
Ferrari FXX Evoluzione2005 Ferrari FXX Evoluzione
Maserati Birdcage Concept2005 Maserati Birdcage Concept
Lotus Enjoy Concept2003 Lotus Enjoy Concept
Ferrari 550 Maranello2002 Ferrari 550 Maranello
Ferrari 456M GT/GTA2002 Ferrari 456M GT/GTA
Ferrari 360 Modena2001 Ferrari 360 Modena
Ferrari 550 Barchetta2001 Ferrari 550 Barchetta
Ferrari 360 GT Michelotto2001 Ferrari 360 GT Michelotto
Ferrari Rossa Concept2000 Ferrari Rossa Concept
Bentley Azure2000 Bentley Azure
Alfa Romeo Dardo1998 Alfa Romeo Dardo
Ferrari F501997 Ferrari F50
Peugeot Nautilus1997 Peugeot Nautilus
Ferrari 456 GT1997 Ferrari 456 GT
Ferrari 348 Challenge1996 Ferrari 348 Challenge
Ferrari F355 Challenge1996 Ferrari F355 Challenge
Bentley Azure1996 Bentley Azure
Ferrari F501995 Ferrari F50
Ferrari 3481994 Ferrari 348
Ferrari F40LM1994 Ferrari F40LM
Ferrari 348 GTS Challenge1994 Ferrari 348 GTS Challenge
Ferrari 348 GT Michelotto Competizione1994 Ferrari 348 GT Michelotto Competizione
Ferrari F40LM1993 Ferrari F40LM
Cadillac Allanté1993 Cadillac Allanté
Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce1992 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce
Ferrari F401992 Ferrari F40
Cadillac Allanté1992 Cadillac Allanté
Cadillac Allanté1991 Cadillac Allanté
Ferrari 3481990 Ferrari 348
Ferrari F401990 Ferrari F40
Cadillac Allante1990 Cadillac Allante
Ferrari Testarossa1990 Ferrari Testarossa
Ferrari F40 GT1989 Ferrari F40 GT
Ferrari F401989 Ferrari F40
Ferrari 328 GTB1989 Ferrari 328 GTB
Ferrari Testarossa1989 Ferrari Testarossa
Cadillac Allante1989 Cadillac Allante
Ferrari 328 GTS1989 Ferrari 328 GTS
Ferrari Testarossa1988 Ferrari Testarossa
Ferrari 328 GTB1988 Ferrari 328 GTB
Ferrari F401987 Ferrari F40
Ferrari Testarossa1987 Ferrari Testarossa
Ferrari Testarossa1987 Ferrari Testarossa
Ferrari 328 GTB1986 Ferrari 328 GTB
Ferrari Mondial1985 Ferrari Mondial
Ferrari 288 GTO1985 Ferrari 288 GTO
Rolls-Royce Campargue1985 Rolls-Royce Campargue
Ferrari Testarossa1984 Ferrari Testarossa
Honda HP-X1984 Honda HP-X
Rolls-Royce Camargue1984 Rolls-Royce Camargue
Fiat Spider 20001983 Fiat Spider 2000
Ferrari 308 GTBi1982 Ferrari 308 GTBi
Rolls-Royce Camargue1982 Rolls-Royce Camargue
Rolls-Royce Camargue1981 Rolls-Royce Camargue
Ferrari 512 BBLM1981 Ferrari 512 BBLM
Ferrari 3081980 Ferrari 308
Ferrari Mondial 81980 Ferrari Mondial 8
Ferrari 512 BB/LM1980 Ferrari 512 BB/LM
Ferrari 308 GTB1979 Ferrari 308 GTB
Jaguar XJ Spider Concept1978 Jaguar XJ Spider Concept
Ferrari 308 GTB1978 Ferrari 308 GTB
Ferrari 308 GTS1978 Ferrari 308 GTS
Ferrari 308 GTB/M Group 41977 Ferrari 308 GTB/M Group 4
Ferrari 308 GTB1976 Ferrari 308 GTB
Ferrari 308 GTB Competizione1976 Ferrari 308 GTB Competizione
Lancia Scorpion1976 Lancia Scorpion
Ferrari 365 GT4 BB1975 Ferrari 365 GT4 BB
Ferrari 246 Dino1974 Ferrari 246 Dino
Ferrari 246 Dino1973 Ferrari 246 Dino
Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona1973 Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona
Ferrari 365 GTB/41973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4
Peugeot 5041972 Peugeot 504
Fiat Dino1972 Fiat Dino
Ferrari 365 GTC/41972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Competitizione1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Competitizione
Fiat Dino1971 Fiat Dino
Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Competizione1970 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Competizione
Fiat Dino1970 Fiat Dino
Ferrari 512 S Modulo Concept1970 Ferrari 512 S Modulo Concept
Ferrari 365 GT 2+21970 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2
Fiat 1241969 Fiat 124
Ferrari 206 Dino GT1969 Ferrari 206 Dino GT
Ferrari 365 GTS1969 Ferrari 365 GTS
Ferrari 206 Dino GT1968 Ferrari 206 Dino GT
Ferrari 250 P5 Speciale1968 Ferrari 250 P5 Speciale
Ferrari 3301968 Ferrari 330
Bentley T11968 Bentley T1
Fiat Dino1968 Fiat Dino
Lancia Flaminia1967 Lancia Flaminia
Fiat Dino1967 Fiat Dino
Ferrari 500 Superfast1967 Ferrari 500 Superfast
Ferrari 330 GTC1967 Ferrari 330 GTC
Ferrari 275 GTS/NART1967 Ferrari 275 GTS/NART
Ferrari 365 California1967 Ferrari 365 California
Ferrari 275 GTB/41967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4
Ferrari Dino 206 Competizione1967 Ferrari Dino 206 Competizione
Ferrari 330 GTC Speciale1967 Ferrari 330 GTC Speciale
Alfa Romeo Duetto 16001967 Alfa Romeo Duetto 1600
Ferrari 330 GT 2+21967 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2
Ferrari 330 GT1966 Ferrari 330 GT
Ferrari Dino Berlinetta GT1966 Ferrari Dino Berlinetta GT
Ferrari 275 GTB Competition1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Competition
Ferrari 275 GTS1966 Ferrari 275 GTS
Ferrari 365 P1966 Ferrari 365 P
Fiat Dino1966 Fiat Dino
Fiat 15001966 Fiat 1500
Lancia Flavia 18001965 Lancia Flavia 1800
Ferrari 330 GT 2+21965 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2
Ferrari 250 LM1965 Ferrari 250 LM
Ferrari 500 Superfast1965 Ferrari 500 Superfast
Ferrari 275 GTB1965 Ferrari 275 GTB
Ferrari 250 GT Lusso1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso
Ferrari 250 GTE1963 Ferrari 250 GTE
Ferrari 250 GT Lusso1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso
Ferrari 330 LeMans1963 Ferrari 330 LeMans
Lancia Flaminia1963 Lancia Flaminia
Chevrolet Corvair PF Concept1963 Chevrolet Corvair PF Concept
Chevrolet Corvette Rondine Pininfarina1963 Chevrolet Corvette Rondine Pininfarina
Ferrari 250 GT1962 Ferrari 250 GT
Lancia Flaminia1962 Lancia Flaminia
Ferrari 250 GT SWB Speciale1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Speciale
Ferrari 400 Superamerica1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica
Alfa Romeo Giulia1962 Alfa Romeo Giulia
Fiat 12001962 Fiat 1200
Ferrari 250 GT SWB1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB
Ferrari 250 GTO1962 Ferrari 250 GTO
Ferrari 330 GTO1962 Ferrari 330 GTO
Maserati Tipo 63/64 Birdcage1961 Maserati Tipo 63/64 Birdcage
Ferrari 250 GT SWB1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB
Alfa Romeo Giulietta Ti1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Ti
Fiat 1500S1961 Fiat 1500S
Cadillac Jacqueline Concept1961 Cadillac Jacqueline Concept
Ferrari 400 Superamerica1961 Ferrari 400 Superamerica
Ferrari 250 GT SWB Competition1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Competition
Ferrari 250 GTE1961 Ferrari 250 GTE
Ferrari 250 GT1961 Ferrari 250 GT
Ferrari 250 GT SWB Sperimentale1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Sperimentale
Lancia Appia1961 Lancia Appia
Ferrari 250 GT Speciale1960 Ferrari 250 GT Speciale
Ferrari 400 Superamerica1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica
Ferrari 250 GT1960 Ferrari 250 GT
Alfa Romeo 6C 3000 CM Superflow IV1960 Alfa Romeo 6C 3000 CM Superflow IV
Ferrari 250 GTE1960 Ferrari 250 GTE
Pininfarina Model X1960 Pininfarina Model X
Ferrari 250 GT SWB1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB
Cadillac Eldorado1960 Cadillac Eldorado
Lancia Appia1960 Lancia Appia
Ferrari 250 GT1959 Ferrari 250 GT
Ferrari 250 GT California1959 Ferrari 250 GT California
Ferrari 250 TR591959 Ferrari 250 TR59
Ferrari 250 TR59/601959 Ferrari 250 TR59/60
Ferrari 410 Superamerica1959 Ferrari 410 Superamerica
Ferrari 250 GT1958 Ferrari 250 GT
Ferrari 250 GT TdF1958 Ferrari 250 GT TdF
Lancia Aurelia1958 Lancia Aurelia
Ferrari 250 GT California1958 Ferrari 250 GT California
Ferrari 250 GT Speciale1958 Ferrari 250 GT Speciale
Lancia Aurelia1957 Lancia Aurelia
Ferrari 250 GT Ellena1957 Ferrari 250 GT Ellena
Ferrari 410 Superamerica1957 Ferrari 410 Superamerica
Ferrari 250 GT1957 Ferrari 250 GT
Ferrari 250 GT California1957 Ferrari 250 GT California
Fiat 1100 Turismo Veloce1957 Fiat 1100 Turismo Veloce
Lancia Aurelia B241956 Lancia Aurelia B24
Ferrari 250 GT Coupe Speciale1956 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe Speciale
Fiat 6001956 Fiat 600
Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Concept
Ferrari 250 GT Boano1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano
Alfa Romeo Giulietta1956 Alfa Romeo Giulietta
Fiat Eden ROC1956 Fiat Eden ROC
Ferrari 410 Superamerica1956 Ferrari 410 Superamerica
Ferrari 250 Europa GT1956 Ferrari 250 Europa GT
Ferrari 250 GT Speciale1955 Ferrari 250 GT Speciale
Ferrari 410 Superamerica1955 Ferrari 410 Superamerica
Mercedes-Benz 300b1955 Mercedes-Benz 300b
Ferrari 375 Plus1955 Ferrari 375 Plus
Ferrari 250 Europa GT TdF1955 Ferrari 250 Europa GT TdF
Ferrari 250 Europa GT1955 Ferrari 250 Europa GT
Mercedes-Benz 300 S1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 S
Ferrari 375 MM Speciale1955 Ferrari 375 MM Speciale
Ferrari 500 Mondial1955 Ferrari 500 Mondial
Ferrari 375 America Speciale1955 Ferrari 375 America Speciale
Nash Statesman1955 Nash Statesman
Ferrari 250 GT Boano1955 Ferrari 250 GT Boano
Lancia Aurelia1955 Lancia Aurelia
Cadillac Series 62 PF Concept1954 Cadillac Series 62 PF Concept
Lancia Aurelia Series IV B201954 Lancia Aurelia Series IV B20
Maserati A6GCS/531954 Maserati A6GCS/53
Lancia D24 Sport Spyder1954 Lancia D24 Sport Spyder
Lancia Aurelia PF2001954 Lancia Aurelia PF200
Alfa Romeo 19001954 Alfa Romeo 1900
Jaguar XK-120 PF1954 Jaguar XK-120 PF
Ferrari 250 Monza1954 Ferrari 250 Monza
Ferrari 250 Europa1954 Ferrari 250 Europa
Ferrari 500 Mondial1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial
Ferrari 375 MM1954 Ferrari 375 MM
Ferrari 342 America Speciale1953 Ferrari 342 America Speciale
Ferrari 375 America1953 Ferrari 375 America
Ferrari 212 Inter1953 Ferrari 212 Inter
Lancia Aurelia B52 PF2001953 Lancia Aurelia B52 PF200
Ferrari 250 MM1953 Ferrari 250 MM
Ferrari 250 Europa1953 Ferrari 250 Europa
Nash Healey Pininfarina1953 Nash Healey Pininfarina
Cisitalia 3031953 Cisitalia 303
Ferrari 340/375 MM1953 Ferrari 340/375 MM
Alfa Romeo 19001953 Alfa Romeo 1900
Ferrari 375 MM1953 Ferrari 375 MM
Cisitalia 2021952 Cisitalia 202
Ferrari 342 America1952 Ferrari 342 America
Bentley Mark VI1952 Bentley Mark VI
Ferrari 212 Inter1952 Ferrari 212 Inter
Siata 208 S1952 Siata 208 S
Packard Pinin Farina Coupe1952 Packard Pinin Farina Coupe
Lancia Aurelia1952 Lancia Aurelia
Cisitalia 202 Gran Sport1951 Cisitalia 202 Gran Sport
Lancia Aurelia1951 Lancia Aurelia
Lancia Aurelia B501951 Lancia Aurelia B50
Ferrari 212 Export1951 Ferrari 212 Export
Maserati A6G 20001951 Maserati A6G 2000
Simca 81951 Simca 8
Alfa Romeo 6C 25001951 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500
Maserati A6/15001950 Maserati A6/1500
Alfa Romeo 6C 25001950 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500
Cisitalia 202GS1950 Cisitalia 202GS
Ford Italmeccanica IT1601950 Ford Italmeccanica IT160
Maserati A6/15001949 Maserati A6/1500
Bentley Mark VI1949 Bentley Mark VI
Alfa Romeo 6C 25001949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500
Maserati A6/15001948 Maserati A6/1500
Alfa Romeo 6C 25001948 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500
Alfa Romeo 6C 25001947 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500
Cisitalia 202SC1947 Cisitalia 202SC
Delahaye 135 MS1947 Delahaye 135 MS
Alfa Romeo 6C 25001946 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500
Lancia Aprilia1946 Lancia Aprilia
Alfa Romeo 6C 25001942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500
Alfa Romeo Tipo 2561939 Alfa Romeo Tipo 256
Alfa Romeo 6C 2300B1937 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300B
Lancia Astura1936 Lancia Astura
Alfa Romeo 8C 23001934 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300
Ford Type 18 Special1932 Ford Type 18 Special
Alfa Romeo 8C 23001932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300
Cadillac 452A V-161931 Cadillac 452A V-16
1969 - 1977 Fiat 130
1956 - 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Ellena
1959 - 1963 Ferrari 250 GTE
1964 - 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB
1966 - 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4
1966 - 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C
1965 - 1966 Ferrari 275 GTS
1975 - 1985 Ferrari 308 GTB
1974 - 1986 Ferrari 308 GTS
1963 - 1967 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2
1966 - 1968 Ferrari 330 GTC
1967 - 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC Coupe Speciale
1963 - 1963 Ferrari 330 GTO
1966 - 1968 Ferrari 330 GTS
1992 - 1994 Ferrari 348 Challenge
1992 - 1993 Ferrari 348 Serie Speciale
1989 - 1995 Ferrari 348 Spider
1989 - 1994 Ferrari 348 TB
1989 - 1994 Ferrari 348 TS
2003 - 2005 Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale
2002 - 2003 Ferrari 360 GT
2003 - 2004 Ferrari 360 GTC
1999 - 2004 Ferrari 360 Modena
1999 - 2004 Ferrari 360 Spider
1966 - 1966 Ferrari 365 California
1967 - 1971 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2
1969 - 1970 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Competition
1968 - 1974 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
1971 - 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Competitizione Series 1
1973 - 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Competitizione Series 3
1968 - 1969 Ferrari 365 GTC
1971 - 1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4
1976 - 1978 Ferrari 400
1979 - 1984 Ferrari 400i
1985 - 1989 Ferrari 412
1976 - 1980 Ferrari 512 BB
1979 - 1982 Ferrari 512 BB/LM
1948 - 1951 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Cabriolet Pinin Farina
1953 - 1955 Maserati A6GCS/53 Berlinetta
1987 - 1993 Cadillac Allanté
1991 - 1992 Ferrari F40 GT
1960 - 1960 Lancia Flaminia 335 Pininfarina
1957 - 1967 Lancia Flaminia Coupé Pininfarina
2005 - 2005 Maserati Quattroporte Executive GT
2005 - Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT
2009 - Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S
2004 - 2012 Maserati Quattroporte V

Pininfarina

The Company was founded by Pinin Farina in 1930 and until the Fourties it concentrated on the design and craftsman construction of special car bodies, with innovative styling and technical features for individual customers or in a small production runs. Those were the years of the Alfa Romeo 8 and 6 cylinders, the Hispano Suiza Coupé, the Lancia Dilambda and Astura, the Fiat Ardita and the revolutionary aerodynamic Lancia Aprilia Coupé.

After the difficult war years, 1947 was the year of the Cisitalia, the first car to be on permanent display in a modern art museum, the MOMA in New York.


In the early Fifties, Pininfarina gave expression to a strong international vocation ahead of its time, cooperating in design and manufacture with the American car maker Nash, and entering into a cooperation agreement with Peugeot that was destined to strengthen over the years to the present day; 1952 also marked the start of cooperation with Ferrari, whose continuity has been extremely important in technical, stylistic and image terms.


In the second half of the Fifties Pininfarina began high run production (27,000 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spiders) for industrial customers, and transferred its headquarters from Turin to Grugliasco, under the guidance of the Founder's son Sergio Pininfarina and son in low Renzo Carli. Manufacturing structures were strengthened, and the cooperation agreements with various car makers (Peugeot, Fiat, Lancia, Alfa Romeo and Ferrari) were consolidate in the Sixties as the Company acquired an industrial dimension.


This period saw the birth among others of the great Ferrari Berlinettas, the Florida prototypes and the Lancia Flaminia, the Austin A40, the Morris 1100, safety research vehicles, the Alfa Romeo Duetto, the Fiat 124 Spieder, the Peugeot 404 and 504, the Dino Fiat and the Dino Ferrari.


Reorganisation and diversification.

In 1966, after the Founder death, Sergio Pininfarina became Chairman and continued the organisational and technological renewal of the Company: the Experimental Department, responsible for Pininfarina styling activities, developed further and the Studies and Research Centre was created. The concept cars of those years underlined the vivacity and innovation of the Pininfarina creative team: the Dino Berlinetta Speciale, the Ferrari 365 P, P5, 512S, Modulo and CR25, the BMC 1800 and 1100 Berlinettas, the Alfa Romeo P33 and Alfetta and the Jaguar XJs.


The Calculation and Design Centre was set up in 1967, the first step in a process of technological evolution which, during the Seventies, would take Pininfarina into the lead in automated bodywork design. The construction of a full size Wind Tunnel for aerodynamic research in 1972 was the first in Italy and one of only a few in the world at the time. It represented a far-sighted, courageous investment in a period of social and economic crisis all over the world.


The vehicles that appeared in those years included the Ferrari Daytona, Berlinetta boxer and 308, 365 GT/4 and its later evolutions, the 400 and 412, the Fiat 130 Coupé, the Lancia Beta Montecarlo and the Lancia Gamma Saloon and Coupé.


The evolution of Pininfarina, by sectors of activity, led to the creation in 1979 of an Industrial Group held by a Holding Company, Pininfarina S.p.A., responsible for coordinating the financial activities and image of the various subsidiaries: the largest operating Company, Industrie Pininfarina S.p.A., has been working in the field of engineering, industrialization and production, and in 1981 also began to assemble mechanical parts on the body, as well as complete vehicles (complete mechanicals of the Fiat Campagnola, and then of the Spider Europa and Alfa Romeo 33 Station Wagon).


In 1981, the Studies and Research Centre became Pininfarina Studi e Ricerche S.p.A., with an indipendent operating structure and a fast growing number of customers.


They included the CNR (the Italian National Research Council), with which the Company has been cooperating closely since 1978 on specific transport and energy saving projects, and the Honda Company of Japan, with which a creative cooperation agreement has been in existence since the Seventies.

The Company operates in the traditional field of automotive design, but also in the wider field of means of transport, with particular emphasis on diversification in the nautical and public transport fields.


From stock exchange listing to technological renewal.

In 1986, Pininfarina S.p.A. entered the financial markets by way of a Stock Exchange quotation, and Pininfarina Extra s.r.l. was created, an affilated Company dedicated specifically to product design.

Pininfarina undertook a number of important investments (a new manufacturing plant in San Giorgio Canavese, new process and product technologies), and production of the Ferrari Testarossa (later the 512 TR), the Alfa Romeo Spider, the Lancia Thema Station Wagon and the Peugeot 205 Cabriolet was joined by that of the Cadillac Allanté.

At the same time the design and engineering sector expanded and diversified, and the production of significant styling prototypes and technical and scientific research continued.


In the Eighties the Ferrari Pinin, the Audi Quartz, the Honda HPX, the Peugeot Griffe, the Alfa Romeo Vivace Coupé and Spider, the Lancia Hit and the Ferrari Mythos were all presented at International Motor Shows.


The Company continued to provide styling consultancy services to noumerous manufacturers, for the Peugeot 205 Saloon and Cabriolet, 405 and 106, the Alfa Romeo 164, the Ferrari GTO, Testarossa, F40, 348 TB and TS.

Pininfarina Deutschland Gmbh was set up in 1991, to operate in the German market in the field of car engineering, tooling and model making.


New research prototypes were developed in the Nineties, many of them directed at tackling energy and environmental problems: the CNR E2, GM Chronos, the Ethos of 1992, the Ethos 2 of 1993, the Ethos 3 of 1994 and the Ethos 3 EV of 1995, Honda Argento Vivo of 1995, Fiat Sing and Song and CNR Eta Beta of 1996, Peugeot Nautilus of 1997, Alfa Romeo Dardo of 1998, Wish and Metrocubo of 1999.

Designed activities in cooperation with manufacturers produced the Ferrari 512 TR, 456 GT 2+2, the Peugeot 306 Cabriolet, the Ferrari F355 Berlinetta, F355 Spider and F50, the Alfa Romeo Spider and GTV, the Ferrari 550 Maranello and 456M , the Peugeot 406 Coupé and Saloon and the Ferrari 360 Modena.


Between 1992 and 1994 the range manufactured by Pininfarina was completely renewed with four new models: the Ferrari 456 GT, the Coupé Fiat, the Peugeot 306 Cabriolet and the Bentley Azure. Production of the Lancia k Station Wagon was added in 1996.


In the 1997 an industrial agreement was announced with the Mitsubishi Motors Corporation for the production, in the new Pininfarina plant in Bairo Canavese, Italy, of about 30,000 units a year of the Pajero Pinin, the new Sport Utility Vehicle for the Japanese Company destined to the European market, joining in 1999 Pininfarina's production range, which also includes: the Bentley Azure, the Coupé Fiat, the Lancia k Station Wagon, the Peugeot 306 Cabriolet and 406 Coupé.


In an increasingly competitive world market, Pininfarina has equipped itself with the structures, dimensions and capabilities required for an efficient and flexible response to the market's new challenges. Today the Group can offer its motor manufacturing clients a comprehensive service that covers the design development and manufacture of complete cars or car components, as its customers may require. Pininfarina confirms that it is a competitive industrial company with a proven capacity for growth while retaining and indeed building on its traditions, its product culture and its commitment to quality in design technology and construction.


In 2000, at the 70th Geneva International Motor Show, Pininfarina displayed four world debuts: Ferrari 360 Spider, Daewoo Tacuma, Coupé Fiat Special Interpretation (expressly conceived for such a significant market as the German one) and Peugeot 406 Coupé 'Pininfarina settant'anni', a special creative interpretation designed to celebrate Pininfarina's 70th birthday that went into production in a numbered limited edition during that year.

Still in 2000, at the Turin Motor Show, Pininfarina's 70 years in the business were furthermore celebrated by two important events: the world preview of the 'rossa' research prototype, a two-seater spider on Ferrari 550 Maranello mechanicals, and an international forum 'On the Roads of the Future'.

At the Paris International Motor Show 2000, the 550 Barchetta, to which Ferrari has given the name Pininfarina for the first time on the occasion of the Company's 70th anniversary, was presented at the Mondial de L'Automobile 2000 in Paris.

In September, three new models went into production: Mitsubishi Pajero Pinin 5 door, Alfa Romeo Spider and GTV.


2001 to the present - Today, the services company.

Pininfarina is currently involved in a huge and demanding modernisation project. It is developing new skills in the attempt to reposition the Company in an ever more competitive market. Today, the Company is extending its range from its traditional design/manufacturing business where Pininfarina has always excelled into the world of design engineering and development.

The aim is to create a flexible services Company able to operate in every sector of the automotive industry.


In January 2001 made its debut the Hyundai Matrix, a two-box sedan designed by Pininfarina.


In 2001 Pininfarina presented two new concepts: the Osée, based on Citroën mechanicals, that was voted the 'Best Concept' among the Editors' Choice Awards assigned by the prestigious American magazine AutoWeek, and the Start, realised on Ford mechanicals and technology, in homage to the new collaboration with Ford Europe GmbH, based on which Pininfarina cures, in 2001 and 2002, the engineering of the Ford StreetKa for its successive production in the own plants to leave from 2003.


Still in 2001 Pininfarina S.p.A. increased its interest in Pininfarina Extra S.r.l. from 20% to full control, thereby achieving a complete organisational and operating integration of the industrial design activities for all market segments wih the exception of means of transport.

In parallel, in order to emphasise the new strategy of the Pininfarina Group that widens the services offered to the OEMs from the field of style and niche production to the world of engineering, becoming therefore one of the few full service partner on the market, in January 2002 Pininfarina Studi e Ricerche S.p.A. changed its own corporate name into Pininfarina Ricerca e Sviluppo S.p.A.


And more: consistent with the new strategy of acting on the market as a Full Service Provider, on January 10 2002 Pininfarina and Webasto announced the founding of Open Air Systems GmbH, a 50-50 joint-venture set up between the 2 Companies to design, engineer and produce retractable roof systems.

In 2002 the Ferrari 575M Maranello, the front-engined berlinetta with superlative technical and performance content, made its debut and the Founder Battista 'Pinin' Farina entered the European Automotive Hall of Fame, an institution established last year by the prestigious motoring magazine Automotive News Europe in order to honour the men who have made automobile history.


The styling/engineering cooperation with the Chinese Company Hafei, started in 1996 (styling, design and engineering of the Zhongyi minivan) and become more and more important in 2001 with the signing of a second and third contract (for styling and engineering of the Lobo city car and for styling, design, prototyping and testing of yet another new vehicle with European homologation standard), was celebrated by the exhibition at the 2002 Beijing Motor Show of a concept, the HF Fantasy, a sporting and top class saloon which reinterprets and develops some strong themes from the Lobo to

achieve a Hafei brand identity.


2002 also signed the debut of a new extraordinary Ferrari, the Enzo, a limited edition supercar which, in line with the previous F40 and F50, expressed the supreme transfer of technology from F1 to Ferrari GT road cars.


Still in 2002 Pininfarina, which has turned out an average of about 30,000 units a year in the last ten years, began production of the Ford StreetKa, also taking responsibility for product and process engineering. The 2002 production range also includes the Alfa Romeo GTV and Spider, the Mitsubishi Pajero Pinin 3 and 5-door and the Peugeot 406 Coupé.


On October 14 2002 Pininfarina inaugurated the new Engineering Centre. It stands in 12,000 sq.m. over 6,000 sq.m. of which is built on, and enhances Pininfarina capabilities, enabling the Company to offer engineering services on the market alongside its traditional styling and design skills. From 2002, a total of 500 leading Pininfarina specialists are dedicated to automotive design, engineering and industrialisation, a fundamental part of the development of a new product, between the creative stage and the manufacturing one.


On November 2002, to confirm the growth of Pininfarina's engineering operations, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed with Volvo Car Corporation to develop a new car for the Swedish carmaker. Starting from the Volvo Cars' styling definition, Pininfarina is responsible for the entire project and it supplies all product and process engineering, prototyping and testing services.


The new four-door GM - Daewoo Nubira saloon, designed by Pininfarina, made its debut at the Seoul Motor Show 2002, enhancing the cooperation with the Korean manufacturer started with the styling of the compact MPV Tacuma in 2000.


On March 2003, at the Geneva International Motor Show, Pininfarina presented the 'Enjoy' concept car. This small roadster, built on a Lotus powertrain, can be configured for use both on the racetrack and on the road. AutoWeek, a prestigious U.S. magazine, named the Enjoy Most Fun Car. Still in Geneva made its world debut the new Alfa Romeo Spider and GTV designed and built by Pininfarina in its plants.


In August 2003 Pininfarina S.p.A. closed agreement, with Lagardère SCA group, on purchase of Matra Automobile's engineering, testing and prototyping businesses.


At the 60th Frankfurt International Motor Show the Maserati Quattroporte, designed by Pininfarina, made its world debut. This car will mark the return of an Italian brand to the exclusive universe of luxury saloon models.


In September 2003 Pininfarina S.p.A. and Volvo Car Corporation formed a joint venture (60% Pininfarina, 40% Volvo Car Corporation) with the aim to develop and manufacture Volvo's next generation convertible. The new company, Pininfarina Sverige AB, will be responsible for all operations at the Uddevalla plant, including project management, process engineering, prototyping and testing services.

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