Ferrari Pinin: Forget the Alfa Giulia, the real Ferrari sedan can be yours


In Ferrari are experts in the development of super, of designed to sweep circuits and twisting their necks to step machines. And the big question is: what if Ferrari would create a sedan Historically, Ferrari have preferred to delegate this responsibility to their brethren?. Just remember the Lancia Thema 8.32 and, without going any further, the Quadrifoglio Verde Alfa Giulia we met a few days ago. But if you’re really interested in a truly sedan Ferrari, look carefully at these pictures. Is Ferrari Pinin and also one of the most exclusive cars that money can buy .

The Ferrari Pinin would never occur. Is the only existing prototype, which has changed hands several times in recent years by hundreds of thousands of euros.

Exclusive, because it is a prototype, which was built only one unit. The Ferrari Pinin was unveiled at the 1980 Turin to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pininfarina. It was presented as a tribute to Battista “Pinin” Farina, founder of the famous line of Italian designers. That prototype was based on the extended body of a Ferrari 400. And was designed under a futuristic, angular aesthetic, using as key features such as its low roofline, lowered his very body and completely hidden behind a row pillars conveniently tinted glass .

In short, the Ferrari Pinin enjoyed an even minimalist, with details as forced, to avoid breaking your line, as a system that hid the wipers. At this point, you’re probably asking yourself the following: What was the 1980 Ferrari Pinin



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The Ferrari Pinin 1980 still stands, perfectly preserved, almost like the day it was presented in Turin . After his tour of various international exhibitions, the Ferrari Pinin ended in the collection of Jacques Swaters, founder and former Belgian pilot Ecurie Francorchamps team that competed in Formula 1 during the fifties. It reappears in 2005 for the celebrations of the 75th anniversary of Pininfarina. And since 2008 he would change hands several times and would go through different auctions, to reappear this year in Italy, via Hemmings, with an estimated 733,000 euros.

With this budget you can buy a collection of Alfa Giulia, several Thema 8.32, and have them a color for each day of the week. In any case, they will not be nearly so exclusive as the Ferrari Pinin. One of a kind.

Source: Hemmings | RM Auctions
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