Pininfarina Hyperion: Andrea's Last Hurrah Coming To Pebble Beach

Based on the Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe (plus a pile of collector money), the Pininfarina Hyperion represents the last coachbuilt automobile completed under the watchful eye of Andrea Pininfarina. Set to debut at the Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance, the Hyperion will have to share the spotlight with the … » 8/12/08 1:20pm 8/12/08 1:20pm

Andrea Pininfarina, Dead At Age 51 In Motorcycle Crash

Andrea Pininfarina, CEO of Italian design and contract manufacturer Pininfarina, died Thursday morning in a road accident near Turin at the age of 51. Details are still sketchy, but the first local police reports say a car crashed into Pininfarina's motorbike in the city of Trofarello, Italy while he was riding to the… » 8/07/08 7:20am 8/07/08 7:20am