The Pininfarina X-Concept is sheetmetal proof Italians can make any weird idea look beautiful, or at least interesting. This car's been making folks scratch their heads since 1960 and now it's for sale on eBay. Starting price? $800,000. Yowch.
Inspired by a Luigi Chinetti-owned 330 LM used in an obscure Fellini film, the Ferrari P540 Superfast Aperta is a 599 GTB Fiorano-based one-off Pinfinarina designed for the son of the creator of cable TV. Pictures of the gold beauty below.
When Jason Castriota left Pininfarina for Bertone, it was like switching to Coke after a lifetime of Pepsi. Let’s examine a design element he’s started using that’s alien to Pininfarina but essential to Bertone.
While in Shanghai, we sat down and interviewed the designer of the Pininfarina P4/5 and controversial, ZR1-based, Stile Bertone Mantide. What does this Jalopnik-reading young sports car designer have to say?
Priced at $57,183 (about $98,000 in 2009 dollars) the 1989 Cadillac Allanté had a gorgeous, built-in-Italy Pininfarina body… and approximately zero buyers. This ad features the famous Cadillac Polo Team, yet somehow didn't boost sales.