A design studio and contract manufacturer, when Pininfarina builds a car it's typically under another brand's auspices. That could change, however, with the Cambiano.

Unveiled just last week at the Geneva Motor Show, the 680-horsepower plug-in hybrid coupe concept – which we had the opportunity to examine close-up in the ramp-up to the show – is being considered for limited production.

If built for public consumption, the Cambiano is tipped to ditch the concept's diesel turbine in favor of a more conventional electric powertrain with its range extended by a diesel engine. If Pininfarina were to build just ten examples, the pricetag on each would amount to about 1 million euros (approximately $1.3 million at today's conversion rates) but if ramped up to 70 or 75 units, each would fetch around 400,000 euros (about $525,000).


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      HDSLR4EVER
      • 2 Years Ago
      Pininfarina already made this car 10 years ago its called the Peugeot 406 Coupe: http://www.forsejt.dk/wp-content/uploads/Peugeot-406-coupe-14.jpg http://www.forsejt.dk/wp-content/uploads/Peugeot-406-coupe-13.jpg http://www.forsejt.dk/wp-content/uploads/Peugeot-406-coupe-2.jpg http://www.forsejt.dk/wp-content/uploads/Peugeot-406-coupe-11.jpg http://www.photo-auto.fr/peugeot/406,coupe-g178c.jpg http://www.afterschool.dk/uploads/images/Gallery/coupe/406Coupe2008-3.jpg
      Sukairain
      • 2 Years Ago
      A Ford Fusion Hybrid looks more interesting then this. This whole high end exclusive hybrid fad is getting real old.
      ShutoSteve
      • 2 Years Ago
      Am I the only one who see's a lot of Camaro in that front end?
      Mr. Mann
      • 2 Years Ago
      I can just see the headline now... "Pininfarina Cambiano owner stabbed to death by a wood plank from the floorboards of his car in a traffic accident."
      ZOZ
      • 2 Years Ago
      Haven't I seen that front pattern in a Volvo concept already?
      Val
      • 2 Years Ago
      Such a letdown, after touting the benefits of the turbine, how light it is, how efficient, how cheap it can be made, they are going back to a diesel piston engine... Just another proof that those turbines are vaporware/pipedream. And if they ever decide to produce that car, with a price tag of 1 mil, they will probably have a hard time selling one, let alone ten. Which is a shame, this could make a nice alfa-romeo for example, if they changed the front-end a bit to match the 159 styling (I still like that one better than the models influenced by the 8C.), or as speculated, a new quattroporte.