& Mahindra owned Italian design house Pininfarina will be launching the
Battista all-electric hypercar at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show to be held from
March 7 to March 17, 2019 (Press days March 5 and 6). The sales of these limited-edition
Pininfarina Battista cars will be managed by world’s most experienced
specialist car retailers. The company has announced details of the first phase
of retail specialists appointed in its new global network. These partnerships
will be defined and managed by Automobili Pininfarina’s new Munich-based sales
team to ensure the pinnacle of customer experience is achieved when the world’s
first pure Pininfarina road car comes to market in 2020.
the company was announced in April 2018, Automobili Pininfarina’s CEO, Michael
Perschke has prioritised the selection of the world’s leading specialist car
retailers to support the company’s ambitions for the new luxury brand. The
company is working to establish global relationships with 25 to 40 Automobili
Pininfarina retail specialists, all proven in high-performance and luxury car
Pininfarina has secured relationships with luxury retailers in North America,
Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and will complete these regions’ networks
during the course of 2019.
Battista, which takes its name from Pininfarina SpA’s founder Battista ‘Pinin’
Farina, will be a ground-breaking hypercar offering unrivalled performance
combined with ultra-luxury. Thanks to its carbon fibre construction and
electric motors, a combined output of 1,900 horsepower and 2,300 Nm of torque
is targeted, and it is expected to accelerate from rest to 100 km/h in less
than two seconds and on to 300 km/h in less than 12 seconds, all with a
potential zero emissions range of more than 450 kilometres.
Battista is planned to come to market in 2020 but with no more than 150 set to
be produced – 50 for North America, 50 for Europe and 50 for the Middle East
and Asia markets – potential customers are invited to apply to own Battista now
using an online service within the company’s website.
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