Monday, July 9, 2012

Remembering Sergio Pininfarina Who Designed Classic Ferraris

Sergio Pininfarina, left, and Renzo Carli. Pininfarina was responsible for the sleek shapes of Ferraris and many other sports cars. (European Pressphoto Agency / July 3, 2012)

Sergio Pininfarina Dies At 85; Designed Classic Ferraris -- L.A. Times

Pininfarina's firm, based in Turin, Italy, was responsible for the Ferrari 250 and 500, the Dino and the Daytona. He was named an Italian senator for life.

Sergio Pininfarina, who headed a family company known for its designs of sleek Ferraris and other cars, has died. He was 85.

Pininfarina died Monday night at his home in Turin, the company announced Tuesday. No cause was given.

The company founded in 1930 designed cars for Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Cadillac, Rolls-Royce and Volvo but is most closely associated with Ferrari, designing nearly all of its models since the 1950s.

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My Comment:
His designs are still classic Ferrari.

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