Pinnfarina Battista EV Hypercar

The electric vehicle revolution continues to gather pace and the Italian car design firm Pininfarina has joined the charge with the astonishing Battista, an all-electric hypercar boasting not only stunningly good looks but some truly eye-watering performance stats that include a 0-100km/h time of under two seconds and a top speed of more than 350km/h.

That performance comes courtesy of a whopping 1900hp and 2300Nm of torque on tap.

The lightweight Battista, which will have a range of 450km on a full charge, has a full-carbon fibre monocoque with carbon fibre body panels and Aluminium crash structure front and rear. A 120kWh battery provides the grunt to four motors that independently distribute torque and power to each wheel. There are carbon-ceramic six-piston brakes front and rear and bespoke and a brake regeneration system will, the company say, be built into the system. An active rear wing features an air brake system.

The Battista sits on bespoke Pirelli P Zero tyres and the driver will be able to electronically adjust the dynamic experience through multiple modes tuned to a range of driving scenarios. Pininfarina says the driver will also be able to tune the Battista’s noise thanks to an on-board sound program.

As is the case with many of the new generation of hypercars, there will be a limited production run – just 150 models in the Battista’s case. This rarity, coupled with top-of-the-line features and top-level performance will likely mean you’ll need the deepest of pockets to secure one.

“The Battista is the hypercar of the future, inspired by a legendary past,” said Michael Perschke, CEO Automobili Pininfarina.

“It combines true inspiration and innovation in its technical achievement and emotional appeal. Electrification unlocks the door to a new level of performance and a zero-emissions future, whilst a passion and respect for automotive history will define how this landmark car looks and feels. We aim for the Battista to be a future classic and automotive icon, writing its own page in automotive history books.”

Source: Motor trader E-Magazine (May 2019)

10 May 2019

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