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The Battista, the world’s first pure-electric hyper GT, has entered series production in a dedicated space in the heart of Automobili Pininfarina’s design, engineering and development hub in Cambiano, Italy. The Battista is now being hand-crafted by a team of artisans in the bespoke 2,300 square metre atelier, with no more than 150 to be created over its lifecycle.

Producing more than 1,900 PS and 2,340 Nm torque, Battista is the most powerful Italian sports car in history. 

Its 120 kWh battery provides power to four electric motors – one at each wheel – with a combined WLTP range of up to 476 km (US: 300 miles) on a single charge. 

From start to finish, assembly of each Battista takes 10 weeks, while the hand-painted finish of the Battista Anniversario requires an extended 18-week schedule.

Each individual Battista is assembled by 10 craftspeople, taking more than 1,250 hours. 

Deliveries to customers worldwide of Battista will commence this summer. 

Per Svantesson, Automobili Pininfarina CEO, says: “I am proud to lead the team responsible for bringing the award-winning Battista to life as a production car. Since launching Automobili Pininfarina in Rome in 2018, we have developed a team of 118 experts, drawn from 20 nations worldwide. This diverse ‘family’ is now established in both our Munich Headquarters and in our northern Italy home where a growing team of designers, engineers and vehicle development specialists envision ground-breaking vehicles of the future.”

He adds: “This great family has overcome significant challenges in recent years by maintaining a laser focus on delighting Battista owners. The delivery of Battista this year marks a leap in the advancement of automotive design and technology, and I am sure owning one will be rewarding and remarkable in equal measure.”

Andrea Novello, Director of Production, comments: “The Battista Atelier is evocative, surrounded by history and inspiration in a facility that’s been refurbished to accommodate the assembly of the most powerful car to ever be created in Italy. Here we blend the most technically advanced components, materials, and quality assurance processes to ensure Battista ownership is as thrilling as the driving experience it offers.”

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Automobili Pininfarina is based in operational headquarters in Munich, Germany, with a team of experienced automotive executives from luxury and premium car brands.

Designed, engineered, and produced by hand in Italy, the Battista hyper GT and all future models will be sold in all major global markets under the brand name Pininfarina.

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