Super Street Network

 |   |   |  Sergio Pininfarina Dies at 85 - Web Exclusive

Sergio Pininfarina Dies at 85 - Web Exclusive

Former Head of Ferrari and Famed Design Firm Passes Away at Home in Turin, Italy.

Jul 3, 2012
Epcp 1207 01+sergio pininfarina dies at 85+cover Photo 1/4   |   Sergio Pininfarina Dies at 85 - Web Exclusive

Since 1930 the famed design and coachbuild studio, Pininfarina has sculpted some of the most iconic vehicles of all time. Today we received sad news that Sergio Pininfarina passed away last night on July 2nd, 2012.

He has permanently left his fingerprint deep within the DNA of Ferrari supercars past and present. .
"An exceptional person," Luca di Montezemolo said, "who connected his name indissolubly with our history and our success. All GT serial models from Maranello, since the 1952 Ferrari 212 Inter Cabriolet, have been designed by Pininfarina in Turin, where Sergio became President in 1966 following his father Battista.

Epcp 1207 02+sergio pininfarina dies at 85+sergio Photo 2/4   |   Sergio Pininfarina Dies at 85 - Web Exclusive

He is survived by his wife and two children. God Speed Signore Pininfarina.

Epcp 1207 05+sergio pininfarina dies at 85+signing Photo 3/4   |   Sergio Pininfarina Dies at 85 - Web Exclusive
Epcp 1207 06+sergio pininfarina dies at 85+display Photo 4/4   |   Sergio Pininfarina Dies at 85 - Web Exclusive

BROWSE CARS BY MARKET

MORE FEATURES

Preview the October 2016 issue of european car Magazine, with first drives of the latest S8, S5, XE, C300 & others, an exclusive look at the AM-RB 001, going behind the scenes at Brabus, and more
Bob HernandezSep 23, 2016
There are times in life when you're presented with hardships that you aren't exactly prepared for.
Big MikeSep 23, 2016
Registration is now open for the erstwhile Tuner GP, the 2016 european car Magazine 2.0T GP presented by Continental Tire
Bob HernandezSep 23, 2016
It's that time again. This year, 12 sports cars, pony cars, and grand tourers -- and one extremely powerful sedan -- face off in World's Greatest Drag Race.
Alex NishimotoSep 23, 2016
The Honda S Dream became the fastest Honda ever by recording a run of 261.875 mph at Bonneville. More impressively, it did it with only three cylinders.
Alex NishimotoSep 23, 2016

SEARCH ARTICLES BY MAKE/MODEL

Search
TO TOP