Rare wonders reunite at the inaugural Pininfarina concours

Earlier this month at the Parco Valentino Salone & Gran Premio motoring festival, the first Pininfarina Concorso d’Eleganza took place – celebrating 85 years of the coachbuilder’s existence in typically flamboyant style…

Pininfarina has made so many notable cars in its history that it’s often given its own dedicated class at concours shows – but, for the first time, the coachbuilder’s classics enjoyed their very own event, as part of the Parco Valentino Salone & Gran Premio in Turin earlier this month. A total of 50 prominent automobiles gathered in the courtyard of the Valentino Castle, after completing a tour through the city centre, much to the delight of the patriotic locals.

Pininfarina towers

Among several one-off Ferraris – including the Glickenhaus P4/5, the 308 GTB prototype and the four-door Pinin currently for sale in the Market – other rare models included a Lancia Aurelia B24, a Cisitalia 202 and the eventual winner of the ‘Best in Show’ award, the Lancia Florida I owned by esteemed Italian collector Corrado Lopresto.

Photos: Degler Studio ([email protected])

You can find various Pininfarina-bodied cars for sale in the Classic Driver Market.