Six Pininfarina Sergios to be built for sale
concept based on the Ferrari 458 Spider, the Pinnifarina Sergio will see
a tiny production run following its overwhelmingly positive reception
at last year's Geneva Motor Show. All six are sadly already reserved for
purchase, with price tags rumoured around £1 million.
will likely house the familiar Ferrari 4.5litre V8 and seven-speed
dual-clutch transmission. While there are no official figures, it's safe
to assume the rare car will easily handle 0-60mph in about 3 seconds.
desgined the concept in 2012 - originally to commemorate the death of
Sergio Pininfarina, the company's founder. Pininfarina's chief designer,
Fabio Filippini, said: "We asked Ferrari before even drawing the car if
we could do it and Luca di Montezemolo said we had all of his support.
We decided it should be a mid-engined Ferrari because the first Sergio
Ferrari was the Dino Berlinetta Speciale, the ancestor of all
Dacia to reveal Duster Oroch concept at Sao Paulo
Styled in Sao Paulo, the five-seater Duster Oroch pick up features a comfortably spacious cabin, 18-inch wheels, impressive ground clearance, a panoramic sunroof, multimedia system, a unique storage rack for securing kitesurfing boards, two side-mounted cameras, and "powerful" bumpers.
Senior VP of Renault group, Laurens van den Acker, said, "While it takes its inspiration from the Dacia Duster, itself a robust vehicle with an assertive personality, our local design team has delivered a fresh interpretation of the model in the form of this show car." Intended for the South American market, where pick-up sales routinely pass 900,000 every year, there are no plans, yet, to make the Oroch available in Europe.