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Pininfarina Battista hypercar’s output specified at 1,873 horsepower – Autoblog

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Even in a galaxy far, far away, the Pininfarina Battista would stand out.

After a delay of about three years, the official specifications of the all-electric hypercar have been revealed:

  • Full power is rated at 1,873 horsepower, outputting 1,697 foot-pounds of torque.
  • Sixty-two miles per hour arrives in 1.86 seconds, with 124 mph coming in 4.75 seconds.
  • 217 mph is the estimated top speed. (The Rimac Nevera recently hit 258.)
  • The 120kWh battery pack should enable a range of about 280 miles from a single charge.

A pair of electric motors are mounted to each axle, each motor powering a specific wheel and giving the Battista full torque vectoring capability.

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Pricing — and this is one of those cars that, if one has to ask, just move on — is about $2.2 million, which places it in the territory of the Bugatti Chiron. For those customers considering an upsell, a limited “anniversario” edition will comprise five of the expected 150-unit build run. It differs from the standard version by some cosmetic alterations, which lifts the price by some $70,000-plus. 0r you could buy a BMW M3 as a chase car.

The two-seater Battista is named for Battista “Pinin” Farina, who founded Carrozzeria Pininfarina in 1930. A lot of its battery, carbon-fiber chassis and motor components come from Rimac, the nascent Croatian electric supercar maker that recently paired with Porsche to take over Bugatti. 

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Many more details about the car’s development, several photos and our driving impressions can be found in this Autoblog post from August.

 

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