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St. Moritz | Lot 101

Pininfarina Leggenda eClassic Simulator

CHF192,000 | Sold

Switzerland | St. Moritz, Switzerland

17 September 2021


  • The first of nine simulators made by Pininfarina to virtually replicate the experience of driving a classic car
  • Designed and hand-made by Pininfarina at the company’s factory in Cambiano, Italy
  • Includes membership to The eClassic Club, an online community for enthusiasts

Created by the legendary automotive design house Pininfarina with The Classic Car Trust (TCCT), “Leggenda” is an eClassic simulator that is intended to replicate the thrill of driving a collector car. This simulator is one of nine hand-made at Pininfarina’s factory in Cambiano, Italy, to mark the 90th anniversary of the start of Battista “Pinin” Farina’s long and celebrated career. Users can drive their favourite cars on virtual roads and tracks based on the most iconic locations around the world.

The style of the Pininfarina Leggenda Simulator is inspired by the Cisitalia 202, a stunning two-seat grand tourer design by Pinin Farina realised in the 1940s. The attention to detail in the manufacture of the simulator is meticulous, faithfully paying homage to sports cars of years gone by with a Nardi wooden steering wheel, manual gear lever, three-pedal configuration, and vintage Hanhart chronometer integrated into the dashboard, alongside a starter button. A single seat is surrounded by the same Marrone Tobacco-shade Connolly leather that lines the cabin of the simulator, which itself is shrouded in a narrow exterior shell—coloured Argento Vivo—that is reminiscent of many timeless classic car designs. A curved widescreen television is positioned over the driver’s seat, providing an immersive simulator experience.

Sold with access to The eClassic Club with membership to the eClassic Member App for three years, users can benefit from an online community for collector car enthusiasts within which training sessions, races, or informal group drives can be accessed, in addition to driving coaching in the eAcademy. The purchase of this Leggenda Simulator includes the scan and virtual recreation of a classic car of the new owner’s choice, while accessible members’ routes include famous tracks such as Spa, Nurburgring, Brands Hatch, a 1960s-inspired Monza, plus other alpine roads that simulate hill climb races.

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