Pininfarina’s CEO, Silvio Pietro Angori, on the BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso coupe concept on Driving the Nation

Pebble Beach, CA – Silvio Pietro Angori, Pininfarina’s CEO, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, about the BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso coupe concept that was unveiled at the BMW Villa at Pebble Beach, CA.

At the USA premier lifestyle event Angori talked about the aesthetic values of the concept, which lines the design was based on and how Pininfarina can create such luxurious, sexy, high-quality exclusive vehicles.

Pininfarina works with many car manufacturers. How does this coach builder decide which car manufacturers they want to work with? Is all their work with car manufacturers public, or is some behind the scenes?

Has Pininfarina ever produced their own cars?

About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and the Concept Car of the Year, and former member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year #NACTOY. She is a guest contributor for Via Corsa magazine and Vicarious magazine.