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GFG Style: 3 concept cars unveiled

Fabrizio and Giorgetto Giugiaro will be presenting 3 prototypes, 2 as a world preview at the GFG Style Headquarter in Moncalieri, Turin – Italy.

In just 4 years of business, GFG Style has demonstrated great creative and manufacturing talent: in fact, 7 concept cars have emerged from Fabrizio and Giorgetto Giugiaro’s creativity in the global stylistic scene, demonstrating a significant and growing request for stylistic consultancy from a global automotive clientele.

The new ones

Unveiled at the Riyadh Motor Show last November, the first novelty is the futuristic VISION 2030 electric all terrain Hyper Car, a zero-emission four-wheel drive prototype, designed for the Saudi Arabian roads, which reveals the eco-friendly cars of the future in its contents.

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The first world preview is the evolution of the 2030, which is called VISION 2030 DESERT RAID:
the name highlights the architecture and the off-road vocation of a possible 4-wheel-drive GT car, capable of taking on demanding routes with even more ease. An extreme, distinctive, spectacular, zero emission Hyper SUV. Aimed at a sport-oriented and demanding public.

The third novelty, always as a first world preview, is the BANDINI DORA Barchetta, which is fully electric, 4-wheel drive, powered by 2 electric motors with a total of 400 Kw on its two axles. A hedonistic, open, two-seater car, designed for outdoor leisure, a quintessential of sports cars manufactured by Bandini in the 50’s.

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Automobili Pininfarina, the pinnacle of Italian luxury automotive design, has unveiled the Battista Cinquantacinque, a hyper GT paying homage to the timeless elegance of the 1955 Lancia Florida. This one-of-a-kind masterpiece blends cutting-edge technology with the spirit of classic Italian design, capturing the essence of automotive history.

Named “Cinquantacinque,” meaning 55 in Italian, the car’s moniker pays homage to the legendary Pininfarina-designed classic car. The Battista Cinquantacinque proudly showcases the iconic Blu Savoia Gloss bodywork and a contrasting Bianco Sestriere Gloss roof, inspired by the original Lancia Florida show car.

The Lancia Florida, created by Battista ‘Pinin’ Farina, served as a muse for the creation of the Battista Cinquantacinque. Farina, the visionary behind the classic model, also lent his name to the fastest and most powerful Italian road car, the Battista.

The exterior of the Battista Cinquantacinque features flawless Blu Savoia Gloss paint, complemented by a Bianco Sestriere Gloss roof and Brushed Anodised jewelry pack. Inside, the bespoke Mahagoni Poltrona Frau Heritage Leather upholstery exudes luxury and sophistication.

Each Battista Cinquantacinque bears unique inscriptions, including the signature ‘Cinquantacinque 55’ on the passenger door plate and the underside of the active rear wing, signifying its heritage and provenance.

Underneath its exquisite exterior lies a powerful heart—a 1,900hp electric powertrain propelled by four independent motors and a 120 kWh lithium-ion battery. With staggering performance figures like 0-100 kph in 1.86 seconds and a driving range of up to 476 km, the Battista Cinquantacinque promises an exhilarating driving experience.

Dave Amantea, Chief Design Officer at Automobili Pininfarina, expressed his excitement, stating, “This was a truly special and unique opportunity to design a car that pays homage to Pininfarina SpA’s heritage.” Amantea highlighted the significance of the Lancia Florida’s influence on both the Battista Cinquantacinque and the PURA Vision design concept, setting the stage for future Automobili Pininfarina models.

The Battista Cinquantacinque will make its debut in Tokyo, Japan, alongside retail partner SKY GROUP, marking Automobili Pininfarina’s global expansion. Clients in the region will experience the brand’s promise of ‘Dream Cars. Made Real.’ firsthand, with each hand-crafted vehicle tailored to reflect the personality of its owner.

Automobili Pininfarina’s dedication to crafting bespoke masterpieces ensures that each vehicle leaving the Atelier facility in Cambiano is a unique expression of luxury and automotive excellence, rooted in Italian heritage and innovation.