Finally, Pininfarina designed a unique sculpture. The design echoes the form of the Mascherone – the wooden frames once used to shape the automotive panels for which the Carrozzeria is so renowned. The Chivas 18 Mascherone by Pininfarina is built around an internal structure of oak and clad in aluminum.
“Italian style means a sense of proportion, simplicity and harmony of line,” noted Paolo Pininfarina, “and we applied this sensibility to the designs we developed for Chivas 18.”
The Scotch whisky which the collaboration helps launch this month includes more than 20 single malts selected from across Scotland.