Pininfarina takes the next step towards an independent car brand and launches the first purely electric luxury hypercar
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A currently highly subsidized solution for the reduction of CO2 emissions in large cities is the Electric Mobility Already many luxury car manufacturers offer battery-powered models and set for the future in some cases even on a purely electric or hybridized fleet.
The fact that even electric cars can fully meet the demands of a conventional combustion engine and, beyond the advantages in terms of sustainability, have the potential of a luxury dream car, shows the new concept car "Battista" (internally called PF0) of the manufacturer Pininfarina.
Peter Tutzer Senior Technical Advisor Pininfarina
Design meets electric mobility
Pininfarina SpA itself was founded in 1930 by Battista "Pinin" Farina and has since become one of the world's most recognized automotive design companies. As a service provider, the company has already developed body designs for numerous automakers, most notably known for the Ferrari Testarossa and Jaguar XK120.
2015 was acquired by the billion-dollar Mahindra company for 33 billion euros. Since then, the Indian conglomerate has invested around 500 million euros in the traditional Italian company with the aim of becoming "the world's most sustainable luxury car brand".
In the course of this, Pininfarina now dares to take the next step towards the future and launches the first all-electric luxury hypercar on the market.
"It's an inspirational chapter on the road to the long-awaited dream of Battista Farina: to have a beautiful car alone named Pininfarina on the market one day," says CEO Michael Perschke.
According to 2020, named after the founder luxury car to be offered for around 2 million USD. The result of the combination of German and Italian car art electric car, stands with about 1900 PS and an acceleration of 0 on 100 in under 2 seconds other hypercars in any way. With an 120 kWh lithium-ion battery, it reaches a range of 500 km. Only 150 copies should give it from the handmade car.