- Italian luxury carmaker Automobili Pininfarina confirms record performance of Battista’s all-electric hyper GT
- Battista made his debut with a spectacular display of performance at Dubai Autodrome, celebrating a string of recently achieved world records in his final round of homologation:
– 0-60mph in 1.79s
– 0-100km/h in 1.86s
– 0-120mph in 4.49s
– 0-200km/h in 4.75s
– 100-0km/h in 31 meters – A world record for an electric car
- Range of 300 miles (EPA combined) – A world record for an electric hypercar
- Verified stats confirmed as the Battista makes his dynamic debut in the Middle Eastwith launches in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
- Handcrafted production of Automobili Pininfarina’s purely electric hyper GT at the Cambiano Workshop, Italystarted in early 2022. First deliveries to customers worldwide are underway
- Watch the Battista showcase its 0-200km/h time at Dubai Autodrome here: https://youtu.be/8VJHsLpgzZw
- Full gallery of assets here
DUBAIWATER, November 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Italian luxury carmaker Automobili Pininfarina has confirmed the performance of Battista’s hyper GT by revealing its official record acceleration and braking figures for the first time.
Battista’s unique all-electric launch control technology helps accelerate Formula 1 cars, with 0-60mph achieved in 1.79s, 0-100kph in 1.86s, 0 to 120 mph executed in 4.49 s and a 0 to 200 km/h. h erased in just 4.79 seconds. A car as fast as Battista demands strong stopping power and official tests confirm that Battista is the fastest braking electric vehicle in the world, covering 100-0 km/h in just 31 metres.
Confirmed figures have been revealed as the Battista makes its dynamic debut in the Middle Eastshowcasing its unparalleled dynamic capabilities on the track at Dubai Autodrome in the United Arab Emirates. An exciting short film showcasing Battista’s unrivaled 0-200km/h performance can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/8VJHsLpgzZw
Its dynamic debut in the United Arab Emirates follows the introduction of the Battista to Saudi Arabiawith local business partners in each country involved in regional activities.
Paolo Dellacha, Product and Engineering Director of Automobili Pininfarina, said: “I am proud that our new electric hyper GT delivers on the promises we made when we established our development plan. At Battista, we have achieved performance beyond our initial extreme goals.
“Perfectly optimized weight distribution and down center of gravity are central to this result. The tailor-made combination frame and suspension tuning, tires proven over several thousand test kilometers and fourengine torque vectoring delivering unprecedented power allows Battista will be the fastest accelerating road–legal car in the world.
“Battista’s incredible technical package includes a carbon ceramic braking system, help the Italian hyper GT become the fastest braking electric car in the world. Our discerning customers here in the UAE have been overwhelmed with Battista’s driving experience, which is as breathtaking as its award-winning design.”
The purely electric Battista is the most powerful Italian car ever made with 1,900 hp and 2,340 Nm of torque. The hyper GT has a top speed of 350 km/h, a WLTP range of up to 476 km and is priced at 2.2 million euros plus local taxes. Battista’s performances have been recorded and verified in Nardò, in Italyas part of its global test and development program earlier this year.
Each Battista is the result of more than 1,250 hours of craftsmanship at Cambiano, Italy, where no more than 150 copies will be produced. With a total of 128 million possible interior combinations, the new hyper GT promises new levels of bespoke personalization. Customers can choose from almost unlimited levels of interior color and trim combinations, in addition to exterior color combinations with bespoke details and exclusive designs of aluminum exterior jewels and alloy wheels.
The Battista also features a unique SUONO PURO soundscape that completes the driving experience, which can be customized via one of five driving modes – Pura, Calma, Energica, Furiosa and Carattere. These distinct modes give the Battista a unique character, altering the experience based on driver preference.
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The Battista will be the most powerful car ever designed and built in Italy and it will deliver a level of performance unattainable today in any road-legal sports car with internal combustion engine technology. Faster than a current Formula 1 racing car in its 0-100km/h sprint in under two seconds, and with 1,900hp and 2,340Nm of torque, the Battista will combine extreme engineering and technology in a zero-emission package. The Battista’s 120 kWh battery powers four electric motors – one at each wheel – with a combined WLTP range of up to 476 km (US EPA combined: 300 miles) on a single charge. No more than 150 examples of Battista will be individually handcrafted at the Battista workshop in Cambiano, Italy.
ABOUT AUTOMOBILI PININFARINA
Automobili Pininfarina has its operational headquarters in Munich, Germany, with a team of experienced automotive executives from luxury and high-end car brands. Designed, crafted and produced by hand in Italy, the Battista hyper GT and all future models will be sold in all major world markets under the Pininfarina brand. The new company aims to be the most sought-after sustainable luxury car brand in the world. The company is a 100% investment of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
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