Automobili Pininfarina Shows Off Futuristic Battista EV Hypercar

The Battista is being showcased at select events during Monterey Car Week.
Chris Young

Automobili Pininfarina has just revealed its newest Battista hypercar and the company’s 'Pura Vision' future plans for luxury electric cars at VIP events during Monterey Car Week.

The Battista hypercar, which will cost $2 million, has been touted as the "world's first electric hypercar" with speeds as high as 250 mph.


The future of EVs?

Automobili Pininfarina CEO Michael Perschke recently hosted a series of invite-only events at the House of Automobili Pininfarina.

At these events, Perschke unveiled the Battista electric car - with an enhanced front design. He also revealed the company's strategy and showed off the 'Pura Vision' design model.

In a press statement, design director Luca Borgogno recently said, "It was a dream to present the latest version of Battista and the PURA Vision design model here in Pebble Beach. Battista is the hypercar that proves it is possible to design a beautiful high-performance EV and it has won the hearts of our clients in North America."

“PURA Vision is absolutely an insight into our future; a luxury vehicle like no other, designed to deliver thrilling EV performance,” he continued. 

Powerful EV spec

Automobili Pininfarina will also be showcasing their cars, including the Battista, during a parade event on August 15 at Monterey Car Week.

The Battista hypercar has 1,900 hp/2,300 Nm torque with zero emissions thrusts. The car goes from 0 to 100 km/h in less than two seconds but is still capable of a 450 km range on one charge with a 120 kWh Li-ion battery pack.

Automobili Pininfarina Shows Off Futuristic Battista EV Hypercar
Source: Automobili Pininfarina

The luxury car is released in 2020. Automobili Pininfarina notes that it is the most powerful road-legal car ever designed and built, in Italy.

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