The Ferrari Museum in the company’s hometown of Maranello will celebrate the life and work of Sergio Pininfarina, the man responsible for the design of many of the marque’s iconic motor cars, who passed away in July of this year aged 85.
The exhibit entitled ‘Le grandi Ferrari di Sergio Pininfarina’ – Sergio Pininfarina’s great Ferraris – will be opened on October 26 by Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo, Ferrari founder Enzo Ferrari’s son Piero Ferrari, and the Pininfarina family and will showcase some of the designer’s greatest creations across three halls.
Each of the three halls is dedicated to a special topic: Pininfarina and the races, Pininfarina and the concept cars, and Pininfarina and the Gran Turismo cars.
The list of vehicular eye-candy includes some of the most stunning cars from Ferrari such as the Ferrari 250 LM, the 250 SWB, the experimental Formula 1 Sigma, P6 concept car and today’s current Formula One competition car.
Every Ferrari created by Pininfarina from 1952 onwards will be shown on an enormous wall along with previously undisclosed material from the family’s personal collection and the company in Cambiano. A video interview with Sergio Pininfarina talking about his relationship with Enzo Ferrari and Montezemolo will also feature.
The exhibition will be open to the public from October 27, 2012 and will run until January 7, 2013.
While Pininfarina will forever be inextricably linked to the Prancing Horse and designs like the Ferrari Testarossa, Ferrari F40, Ferrari 288 GTO and Ferrari Enzo, his skills were also employed at various stages by Peugeot, Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Bentley and Maserati.