- Automobile History
Farewell Pininfarina the legendary car designer
Designer and president of honor Pininfarina Group has just died on 03.07.2012 at the age of 85 in the city of Turin, Italy. Pininfarina had to take control of Pininfarina Group in 1966 and 2006, and transferred to the Honorary President. During his tenure, he made a series of design projects with many renowned car manufacturers such as Alfa Romeo, Chevrolet, Bentley or Volvo. However, his name really only emerged in time for Ferrari and Maserati work. These models are his famous "pieced pen" may be mentioned as the Ferrari Dino 206 1965, Alfa Romeo Duetto Spider 1600 1966 Ferrari Testarossa 1984 Ferrari Enzo in 2002 and most recently the Ferrari 458 Italia 2009. In addition, he also designed the beauty model Peugeot 406 Coupe simple as Maserati Quattroporte in 1996 or 2003. Finally, let's take a minute to remember Sergio Pininfarina and say goodbye to this legendary car.