Died car designer Sergio Pininfarina

Died car designer Sergio PininfarinaIn Turin on the night of July 3 at 86-th year of life died a famous Italian car designer and a life Senator Sergio Pininfarina. It is reported by il Giornale.it.A distinctive feature of the car, designed by Pininfarina and engineers became elegant style of body design, which is still recognizable in the world.The entrepreneur was born 8 September 1926 in Turin, in 1950 he graduated from the faculty of mechanical engineering at the Polytechnic University of his native city. He began his career in the company Carrozzeria Pinin Farina in 1930, founded by his father Battista Farina, nicknamed Pinin.In 1961 the President of the Italian Republic Giovanni Gronchi was allowed to add his father's nickname to the name, thus was born the dynasty Pininfarina. Then Sergio became the managing Director, and in 1966, after the death of his father, he headed the company.In the 1980s the company, giving special role of the aerodynamic characteristics of the body, has set the standard for sports cars and has developed a design for Ferrari. From 1988 to 1992 Pininfarina was the head of the Italian Association of Industrialists Confindustria.In 1991, in Detroit Pininfarina was awarded Designer Lifetime Achievement Award as the best car designer in the world. And September 25, 2005 in recognition of special merits to Italy's President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi has appointed Sergio Pininfarina life Senator. Source: Dead car designer Sergio Pininfarina.

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