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Concept Cars, Prototypes and Individual Commissions

In addition to production vehicles, Pininfarina creates prototype, show, and custom cars for auto manufacturers, as well as private clients. Most prototypes—such as the Ferrari Mythos—have served solely as concept cars, although several have become production models, including the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti and Ferrari F50.

A recent privately commissioned custom example was the Ferrari P4/5 of 2006, a one-car rebody (changing the exterior design) of the Enzo Ferrari according to the client's specifications. Its design began in September 2005 with sketches by Jason Castriota moving through computer aided sculpture and stringent wind tunnel testing. More than 200 components were designed especially for the car though the engine, drivetrain and many other components are simply modified from the original Enzo Ferrari. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is unchanged from the Enzo it was derived from. The P4/5 was publicly revealed on August 18, 2006 at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and shown again at the Paris Motor Show in late September. Another recent prototype is the Pininfarina Nido, a two seater sub-compact that could possibly make airbags obsolete.

The Pininfarina B0 solar-electric concept, designed with Bolloré was shown at the 2008 Paris Motor Show featuring a range between charges of more than 150 miles (241 km) with an electronically limited 88-mile-per-hour (142 km/h) top speed, and an estimated acceleration to 37 miles per hour (60 km/h) in 6.3 seconds. The car has solar panels on the roof and on the nose, while its battery pack is said to last up to 125,000 miles (201,168 km). .

The company revealed a new Alfa Romeo Spider Concept at the Geneva Motor Show on 2 March 2010.

  • 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Coupe Speciale
  • 1955 Ferrari 375 America Coupé Speciale
  • 1956 Alfa Romeo 6C 3000 CM Super Flow Coupe
  • 1956 Alfa Romeo 6C 3000 CM Super Flow II Coupe
  • 1957 Abarth 750 Bialbero Record
  • 1959 Alfa Romeo 6C 3000 CM Spyder Super Sport
  • 1960 Ferrari Superamerica Superfast 2
  • 1960 Alfa Romeo 6C 3000 CM Super Flow IV Coupe
  • 1961 Cadillac "Jacqueline" Brougham Coupé (named after Jacqueline Kennedy)
  • 1963 Chevrolet Corvair Super Spyder Coupé (2 built)
  • 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Rondine Coupé
  • 1963 Mercedes-Benz 230SL concept car ("Pininfarina Coupé")
  • 1965 Ferrari DINO Berlinetta Speciale
  • 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sport Tubolare
  • 1967 Proposal for replacement for BMC 1100 (ADO16)
  • 1967 Proposal for replacement for BMC 1800 (ADO17)
  • 1968 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 La Roadster
  • 1969 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Coupé 33/2
  • 1971 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Spider 33/2
  • 1973 Alfa Romeo Alfetta Spider
  • 1974 Ferrari CR 25
  • 1975 Alfa Romeo Eagle
  • 1980 Ferrari Pinin
  • 1984 Honda HP-X concept car
  • 1989 Ferrari Mythos
  • 2001 Citroën Osée
  • 2005 Maserati Birdcage 75th
  • 2006 Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina
  • 2008 Pininfarina B0 electric car
  • 2008 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé Hyperion concept car
  • 2009 Tata Pr1ma concept car
  • 2010 Alfa Romeo 2uettottanta concept car
  • 2010 Lancia Stratos for Michael Stoschek
  • 2012 Pininfarina Cambiano concept car
  • 2013 Pininfarina Sergio concept car

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