Classic Car Catalogue

Pinin Farina 1930




On May 22nd Battista “Pinin” Farina founded Carrozzeria Pinin Farina in Turin. The company was designed to build special car bodies for individual customers or in small production runs. The company has one hundred and fifty employees on a covered area of 9250 square meters in corso Trapani. In June, the following news appear on an automobile periodical: “And now the popular nickname “Pinin” used by the whole of the Turin motoring world when talking about Farina, was officialy about to become used throughout the country, as a result of the recent company changes which led to the founding of S.A. Carrozzeria Pinin Farina“.
At the Paris Motor Show Pinin Farina exhibits Lancia, Alfa Romeo, Isotta-Fraschini and Fiat cars.