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  • Karma Pininfarina GT

    Karma used Tuesday's Auto Shanghai 2019 to present a trio of vehicles pointing to the EV startup's immediate, mid-term and long-term plans. They were the 2020 Revero GT extended-range electric sedan due on sale this fall, as well as two concepts that hint at potential models due in the next decade. The first concept is the Pininfarina GT, a coupe penned by Italian design house Pininfarina and previewing Karma's mid-term plans. The designers started with the mechanical package of Karma's Revero GT and then draped it in a stunning coupe body that advances the design of the original Fisker Karma...

  • Teaser for Karma Pininfarina concept debuting at 2019 Shanghai auto show
    Teaser for Karma's Pininfarina-designed concept hints at coupe body

    California's Karma will showcase its future plans with a trio of world premieres at next week's Auto Shanghai 2019. One will be a concept penned by Italy's Pininfarina, which appears to be a coupe judging by a new teaser released on Tuesday. A second teaser hints at a repeat of the mustache-shaped...

  • Pininfarina Battista
    Move over Ferrari, 1,877-hp Pininfarina Battista promises to be most-powerful Italian car yet

    Battista "Pinin" (little brother) Farina always wanted to build a road car of his own. The man who founded the design firm Pininfarina 90 years ago never achieved his goal, but on Monday his namesake company, under the direction of his grandson Paolo, showed the production version of a car that...

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    Karma and Pininfarina to collaborate on EVs

    Karma, the electric car startup born out of the remains of the original Fisker, has teamed up with Italian design house and fellow EV startup Pininfarina to collaborate on future electric cars. The two firms announced Thursday that they will work together and that the first results of their...

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    Pininfarina SUV will reportedly borrow Rivian tech

    Pininfarina will launch itself into the car business in 2020 with the Battista electric hypercar (previously PF0), but it will follow up its first act with an electric SUV that will reportedly use engineering from American electric car startup Rivian. Autocar India reported the news on Friday...

  • Teaser for Pininfarina Battista debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show
    Pininfarina Battista is new name of electric Bugatti Chiron rival

    Pininfarina Battista is the chosen name of the electric hypercar currently being developed by the new car manufacturing division of Italian design house and coachbuilder Pininfarina. Previously referred to by its code name PF0, the electric hypercar is scheduled for its debut next March at the 2019...

  • Teaser for Pininfarina Battista debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

    The Pininfarina car brand plans for a portfolio of high-performance electric cars and the Italian firm wasn't joking when it declared a high-end positioning. The first car from Pininfarina, the code-named PF0 hypercar, will reportedly arrive with around 1,900 horsepower, or more than any other car in production. The astonishing figure was revealed in a Tuesday Auto Express report, which added the PF0 will also boast 1,697 pound-feet of torque. The power will come from four electric motors, one for each wheel, thanks to powertrain partner Rimac. The name should ring a bell; the Croatian...

  • Teaser for Pininfarina Battista debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show
    Pininfarina details “Pura” design language for future cars, PF0 hypercar almost fully revealed

    The new Pininfarina car brand spun off earlier this year from the Italian design house and coachbuilder of the same name is working on a handful of models, all of them high-performance electric cars to be targeted at ultra-wealthy individuals. Naturally, Pininfarina is turning to its parent company...

  • Teaser for Pininfarina Battista debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show
    Rimac will build powertrain for Pininfarina PF0 electric hypercar

    The experts in high-performance electric car technology at Rimac have been tapped to provide the powertrain for the PF0 electric hypercar being developed by Pininfarina. Rimac is most famous for its own electric hypercars, the most recent being the C_Two that debuted at the 2018 Geneva auto show...

  • Teaser for Pininfarina Battista debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show
    Pininfarina reveals first photo of PF0 electric hypercar

    Italian design house Pininfarina is launching a new car company under its own brand, one focused on high-performance, ultra-luxurious electric mobility. The first model will be an electric rival to the Bugatti Chiron. It's code-named the PF0 and is due for a world debut at the 2019 Geneva auto show...

  • Battista Pininfarina during visit to New York City
    Pininfarina reflects on past US connections ahead of Monterey Car Week presence

    Italian design house and coachbuilder Pininfarina is in the process of launching its own car brand focused on high-performance, ultra-luxury vehicles. The first model will be an electric rival to the Bugatti Chiron. The car is code-named the PF0 and will be shown privately to prospective buyers...

  • Teaser for Pininfarina Battista debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show
    Pininfarina gives glimpse of electric Bugatti rival's cabin

    Italian design house and coachbuilder Pininfarina in April announced the launch of an eponymous car brand specializing in high-performance, ultra-luxury vehicles. The first model will be an electric rival to the Bugatti Chiron. It's code-named the PF0 and will be shown for the first time at next...

  • Teaser for Pininfarina PF0 electric hypercar debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

    If you’re a storied brand waiting to break free, your best strategy is to make a big splash. Such is the situation of Pininfarina, which plans to launch a range of four new cars under its own name between 2020 and 2025, company executives told Motor Authority in a private meeting in New York on Thursday. As a small, Italian custom styling and coachbuilding house that sometimes could include its own badge on Ferraris, Lancias, and Alfa Romeos, that’s a big leap for Pininfarina. “Pinin,” in Italian, means “small,” and there’s nothing small about what...

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    Hybrid Kinetic presents Pininfarina-styled K350 SUV and H500 sedan concepts in Beijing

    Hybrid Kinetic is an electric car startup from China that hopes to enter the luxury arena with a full lineup powered by an extended-range electric powertrain that uses a microturbine as the range extender. The company is working with Pininfarina on the technology for its cars, with the Italian...

  • Teaser for Pininfarina PF0 electric hypercar debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show
    Pininfarina PF0 hypercar will do 0-60 in under 2 seconds, debut in 2019

    Mahindra, the parent company of Italian design firm Pininfarina, on Friday announced the formation of Automobili Pininfarina, a new automotive brand specializing in high-end electric cars. A soft-launch for Pininfarina will happen this year with a small run—just 12 cars—of the H2 Speed...

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    Pininfarina launches EV brand, says electric hypercar coming in 2020

    Plans are in place to launch high-end electric cars under the Pininfarina name. The new Automobili Pininfarina was launched on Friday in Rome, where Pininfarina parent company Mahindra is competing in this weekend's Formula E Championship round. Launching a car brand was a dream held by Pininfarina...

  • Pininfarina H2 Speed concept
    Pininfarina confirms specs for production H2 Speed supercar

    Pininfarina bosses are planning the launch of a premium electric car brand utilizing the name and talents of the Italian design house. And a Pininfarina-badged car has already been confirmed for production later in 2018. We are talking about the H2 Speed, an electric supercar that relies on a...

  • Pininfarina Sergio concept car
    Pininfarina luxury EV brand coming

    Italian design house Pininfarina looks set to join a revived Lagonda and Polestar in the battle for luxury electric car supremacy. Pininfarina Chairman Paulo Pininfarina indicated as much during a speech made at this month's 2018 Geneva auto show, Motor1 reported on Friday. “My father’s...

  • Pininfarina H2 Speed concept

    Italian design house Pininfarina used the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show to unveil the H2 Speed concept. The sultry supercar featured a hydrogen fuel cell power source and provided a glimpse at a potential future for motorsports where race cars produce zero emissions. It turns out the concept wasn’t a pure flight of fancy as Pininfarina confirmed the H2 Speed for production on Tuesday at the 2018 Geneva auto show, where the company unveiled an updated version of the design. Pininfarina said just 12 examples would be built, with the cars being targeted at “speed- and...

  • Hybrid Kinetic HK GT concept
    Pininfarina-styled HK GT concept debuts at Geneva auto show

    Chinese electric car startup Hybrid Kinetic has unveiled a new concept car at a major auto show for the fourth time in less than two years. The latest study is the HK GT, described as an electric grand tourer powered by an extended-range electric powertrain. It made its debut on Tuesday at the 2018...

  • 2018/2019 Mahindra Racing M5Electro Formula E race car in Pininfarina's wind tunnel
    Pininfarina enters Formula E as sponsor of Mahindra Racing

    Pininfarina on Tuesday announced it is entering the Formula E Championship as a sponsor of Mahindra Racing. In a statement, the Italian design house said its decades of experience crafting cars will help Mahindra Racing in developing its Formula E race cars, starting with the M5Electro being...

  • Ferrari Sergio
    One of six Ferrari Sergios is for sale for $5 million

    The Ferrari Sergio—produced to mark the 85th anniversary of Pininfarina and the late Sergio Pininfarina—may not be the Prancing Horse's best-known sports car, but it's certainly one of the rarer modern nameplates Ferrari has produced. In fact, only six of them were built and each was...

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    Pininfarina to develop modular platform for Iran’s national automaker

    Iran’s national automaker, Iran Khodro, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with nine leading automotive firms to help develop a modular platform to underpin a new generation of cars for its IKCO brand. The list includes firms specializing in engines, transmissions, chassis systems and...

  • Pininfarina H2 Speed concept, 2016 Geneva Motor Show
    Mahindra mulls turning Pininfarina into premium EV brand

    Having acquired Pininfarina in late 2015, Indian auto giant Mahindra is now considering turning the Italian design firm into a premium electric car brand. The information was revealed by Mahindra Chairman Anand Mahindra to MarketWatch during last month’s 2017 Seoul auto show. He also said the...

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