Pininfarina Comments on the GT


STORMCAT

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After Ferrari started to do more in house design , design house Pininfarina looked for other avenues for their design team. 5 years ago they set up shop in Miami and have become an architectural design Powerhouse in South Florida..

I was invited to their five-year anniversary party at Curated Auto in Miami. After all the presentations and cake cutting finished Paulo Pininfarina had strolled outside and spent some time walking around the GT. He had some really nice comments about the Form and Function of the dramatic lines and clear-cut air flow of the amazing body...



He made many nice comments about the car which was very appreciated . He also told me years ago Henry Ford offered his father or grandfather a chance to be the lead designer at Ford but Pininfarina wanted to pursue his own designs.. I came away with some Pininfarina souvenirs ... a very fun night

Now I got me a official Pininfarina writin stick I guess I'll have to go design me somethin..:biggrin
 

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fjpikul

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Perhaps he should design you some clothes. You need Heidi to take you shopping. Well done otherwise.
 

Xcentric

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When I was a little kid I liked lumpy farina.

Way cool Brian.
 

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Easy Frank or I’ll post more pictures of your visit to Houston! Very Tacky! Great job Stormcat your leading the pack and setting the standards as a Ford GT Ambassador for Ford Motor Co. I always enjoy your post and the exciting appearances you make. Great Story! I’m just trying to keep up with you, Chip, Dave and others!
 
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Vince H

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Cool experience Brian. Jealous.

Vince H
 

Triheart7

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Cool experience Brian. Jealous.

Vince H
What he said!
 

Gene Cassone

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Was not aware pinifarina was no longer designing Ferrari’s! Make sense, Ferrari’s as of late no longer trend setting and generic!
 

Larry Coe

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After Ferrari started to do more in house design , design house Pininfarina looked for other avenues for their design team. 5 years ago they set up shop in Miami and have become an architectural design Powerhouse in South Florida..

I was invited to their five-year anniversary party at Curated Auto in Miami. After all the presentations and cake cutting finished Paulo Pininfarina had strolled outside and spent some time walking around the GT. He had some really nice comments about the Form and Function of the dramatic lines and clear-cut air flow of the amazing body...



He made many nice comments about the car which was very appreciated . He also told me years ago Henry Ford offered his father or grandfather a chance to be the lead designer at Ford but Pininfarina wanted to pursue his own designs.. I came away with some Pininfarina souvenirs ... a very fun night

Now I got me a official Pininfarina writin stick I guess I'll have to go design me somethin..:biggrin
I want to get around like you one day with my GT
 

ENZO BTR

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Pretty cool Brian. Nice crossover of historic automotive icons you made happen.
 

GTJack

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I want to be like Brian when I grow up!
 

Art138

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Great he got to see your car.
 

timcantwell

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What he said!
I was in south Florida, I must be a schmuck, never get invited to cool stuff. Maybe I need to dress better...like you.
 

STORMCAT

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I was in south Florida, I must be a schmuck, never get invited to cool stuff. Maybe I need to dress better...like you.
You're a moving target. . If you're in the area just check in to see what's going on. Tomorrow is a Cars and Coffee at Prestige Imports in North Miami Beach. They got some cool stuff there come on out!
 

w.a.nelson

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Brian,

- You are staying up too late.

- You do go to a lot of cool events with your car. Shows the crowning Ford vehicle off very well.

- Must have been a "Black Tie" event. Big step up from shorts. Where do you rent long pants in Miami?
 

timcantwell

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You're a moving target. . If you're in the area just check in to see what's going on. Tomorrow is a Cars and Coffee at Prestige Imports in North Miami Beach. They got some cool stuff there come on out!
I am a moving target. I’m back in Northern Ohio today, headed to Columbus, Philly, and Detroit the next five days!
 

john gourley

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I had a chance to spend the day at their Italian headquarters a while back. They are doing a ton of cool projects. Well done Stormy