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We present the Pininfarina Rolls Royce Hyperion

Decidedly, exhibition of old cars, such as the Concours d'Elegance become increasingly a place for unveilings unique cars commissioned by wealthy collectors, where the value of the portfolio is almost unlimited.

In recent years, there was a certain rivalry between the organizers of the Concours d'Elegance Villa d'Este in Italy and those of the Concours d'Elegance at Pebble Beach in California, and each presents us an exclusivity off the beaten track and takes advantage of a planetary media coverage.

After the Concours d'Elegance Villa d'Este was the theater of the presentation of the Bentley GTZ Zagato bodied by, now, at Pebble Beach is present us with a unique model in the world and will remain, the Rolls Royce Pininfarina Hyperion Griffee. In Greek mythology, Hyperion is considered a titan.

Commissioned by Mr. Roland Hall, whose hobby is just collect the Rolls Royce, the model is to transform a Hyperion release Phantom Drophead Coupe has five seats in an elegant two-seater roadster. In addition, it has dedicated her car to the memory of Andrea Pininfarina, the current boss of the family business, who died quite recently in a road accident, at the age of 51 years.

The mechanical part of the Rolls Royce Hyperion remains that the model Drophead Coupe with its 6.8-liter V12 engine developping 453 hp and 531 lb-ft above torque from just 3500 mt. On the inside, little change with the exception of the abandonment of rear seats, a plan to transform it into a roadster version two places.

But what is of the body, everything goes under the knife and it is not an understatement. The unique silhouette of this version goes typical forms a brand to those of a roadster retro style, which gives the appearance of a model year '30, of British origin, of course. Its very elongated bonnet, the cabin and rear section reduces very tilted make a roadster with more than exclusive lines, very fluid and demonstrating once more the great knowledge on the subject, from the Italian coachbuilder Pininfarina.

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