bespoke wall box designed by Pininfarina SpA and a new public-charging
partnership will ensure owners of the Battista pure-electric hypercar are able
to enjoy effortless charging at home and on the move.
exclusive Residenza home charger – designed with luxury sustainability in mind –
will be available to Battista customers and brings an added element of personalisation
to the ownership experience. The wall box design is inspired by the pure lines
of the Battista, and features a painted cover finished in the same colour the owner
has selected for their pure electric, Italian luxury hyper GT.
with renowned electric vehicle infrastructure pioneer Green Motion, the Automobili
Pininfarina badged 22kW AC wall box (up to 7.2kW in North America) is constructed
using recycled and organic materials. The Residenza will be capable of fully
charging the Battista’s 120 kWh Li-ion battery pack in six hours, making it
perfect for overnight top-ups and providing the 500 km (310 miles) WLTP
expected range, ensuring it is the ultimate everyday hyper GT for all occasions.
charging on the move, Automobili Pininfarina has announced a partnership with one
of the world’s largest electric vehicle charging networks, ChargePoint. The collaboration
will provide Battista customers with five years of unlimited public charging at
no extra cost to ensure they are fully supported.
owners will have access to most of ChargePoint’s network of approximately 115,000
places to charge across North America and Europe as well as more than 133,000
charging spots through roaming integrations with other charging network providers.
Using a 180kW DC-charging system, owners will be able to charge their Battista
from 20% to 80% in just 25 minutes.
Pininfarina Chief Product and Engineering Officer Paolo Dellacha said: “Our
clients will love the thrill of Battista’s extreme electrified performance, yet
they also need to enjoy living with this advanced technology. For that reason
we have ensured there are a comprehensive number of public charging points
available to them, made possible through our collaboration with ChargePoint. “At
the same time, a large proportion of the Battista’s charging will be done at
home and our exclusive wall box design provides owners with a bespoke solution,
finished to their exact taste.”
Residenza wall box may be activated through a dedicated app, which allows owners
to remotely schedule the charging of their Battista and monitor its charging status.
The app also enables owners to view the charging history and is integrated with
Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant for enhanced convenience.
to remote charge points will be just as effortless, with drivers using the
Battista key fob or app to link to chargers in the ChargePoint network. The
advanced fob will contain all of the necessary account information using a
secure RFID chip, with no additional charging cards required. For customers in
North America, the Residenza wall box features a tethered Type 1 cable (Mode 3)
which includes an integrated cable management system which automatically
gathers and rolls the lead into the box for added convenience. Owners in Europe
will be supplied with a tethered Type 2 cable (coiled cable).
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