Pagani Will Move to New Plant This September, Production to Be Increased

Pagani Plant in 2015 1 photo
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When it comes to exclusive, incredibly fast supercars, it doesn’t get a lot better than Pagani. The company founded by none other than Horacio Pagani, the man that used to work for Lamborghini back in the day and started making his mark on the industry by making carbon fiber composites for Formula 1 cars.
Today his company, Pagani Automobili Modena, is widely known for its supercars. Since our man is remarkably good at working with carbon fiber, it’s only natural that his creations use the lightweight, precious material in copious amounts.

As a matter of fact, that’s one of the reasons why the production of his cars is taking so long, each one being hand made at his small plant located in San Cesario Sul Panaro, Italy. Back in 2014, we even invited you on a private tour around it to see what the insides look like with your own eyes.

However, that’s all going to become history this year as the plant will be moving to a new location, only 200 meters (600 feet) away from the current one. The new factory will be able to make up to 300 units per year, a drastic improvement over the rate we have today.

The facility is being built as we speak and will be ready before the move actually begins. As a matter of fact, it seems like all of these changes will happen only after the company finishes building the 100 Huayras scheduled at the moment.

For now, Pagani claims that, even though, the new plant will have a bigger capacity, production will still be capped at 45 units per year, to retain the exclusivity of the brand. That doesn’t actually make a lot of sense to us but hey, there must be some other reasons other the output at play here.

One reason why this move was necessary might imply the US maket. Last year, Pagani was allowed to penetrate the US market with its Huayra model. This, in turn, led to a drastic demand for the Italian company, one that couldn't be fulfilled at the current production rate. Therefore, moving to a bigger facility makes a lot more sense in this regard and the claimed 45 units/year limit sounds like a pure marketing line right now.

Rumor has it that the new location will be the birthplace of the new Pagani Huayra Roadster that is set to be unveiled at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. That will be the first model to be built here, and it’s expected to be radical, to say the least, with around 750 HP and 750 lb-ft (1,000 Nm) of torque.
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