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Visualize Italian sports vehicles, a Ferrari or Lamborghini will come in your mind. Both biggies formulate some notoriously fast offerings. However, if you imagine that Ferrari or Lamborghini rolled out the fastest car ever out of Italy, you are mistaken.
Automobili Pininfarina, has officially turned out to be the producer of the globe’s fastest road vehicle ever made, with the introduction of Battista at the continuing Geneva Motor Show.
And guess which parent company purchased Pininfarina back in the year 2015, The Indian auto giant Mahindra Group.
If in case that is not inspiring enough, the new offering named Battista by Automobili Pininfarina covers up 0 to 100 kmph in just two seconds, 0 to 300 kmph in just 12 seconds and can hit up to a maximum pace of over 400 kmph.
The special range claimed by the hypercar is equally incredible, covering up a 450 kms run just on a single charge.
Chairman of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra stated that he wishes to prove that electric vehicles can be comfortable, special and collectable.
He added, “Why is Mahindra betting on the luxury segment? Because there will also be vehicles that people will want to buy because they are objects of desire and passion.”
Despite having big equity stakes in Pininfarina, Mahindra’s automotive section also possesses South Korean car firm SsangYong Motor and even runs a squad in the Formula E racing series.
The Battista is catered by a 120 kWh lithium-ion battery set and run 450 km on one full charge and boast of a maximum pace of 350 km/h. It obtains complete-wheel-drive with torque vectoring purpose.
— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) March 5, 2019
A group of automotive specialists and technology experts led by the likes of Rimac and Pirelli are functioning hard Automobili Pininfarina.
The Battista will reach the market by 2010 having been developed via the know-how of a squad, which has been vital to the launches of cars like the Ferrari Sergio, Bugatti Veyron and Chiron, Lamborghini Urus, McLaren P1, Mercedes AMG-Project One, Pagani Zonda and Porsche Mission E.