Pininfarina Battista particular version honors F1’s first winner

Pininfarina will use this week’s 2023 Goodwood Pageant of Pace to current the Battista Edizione Nino Farina, a particular model of the corporate’s electrical hypercar restricted to 5 items.

The automobile was developed to mark this yr’s fifth anniversary of the institution of Pininfarina’s automotive model, and as its identify suggests additionally honors Giuseppe “Nino” Farina, the nephew of Pininfarina founder Battista Farina and who in 1950 received the primary Components 1 race and in addition the primary championship, driving for Alfa Romeo.

Every of the 5 vehicles will function an aluminum door plate highlighting a unique second from Nino’s life. These moments embrace his date and place of origin (1906 in Turin); his first F1 pole and first F1 win on the 1950 British Grand Prix; his second win in 1950 on the Swiss Grand Prix; his third and remaining victory in 1950 on the Italian Grand Prix; and his 1950 F1 title.

And all 5 may have the identical exterior that includes pink, white and blue for the physique, and gold for the wheels. All the vehicles may also have contrasting colours for the driving force and passenger seats.

No change has been made to the powertrain, which means the vehicles will pack 4 electrical motors and a 120-kwh T-shaped battery. Peak output will likely be 1,874 hp, or sufficient for a 0-60 mph time of 1.79 seconds and a quarter-mile time of 8.55 seconds. With a motor for every wheel, pinpoint torque vectoring may also be attainable.

The Battista Edizione Nino Farina is the second special-edition Battista. It follows the Battista Anniversario which was unveiled in 2020 to mark the ninetieth anniversary of the founding of the Pininfarina design studio, and was additionally restricted to 5 items.

Pininfarina is understood to be engaged on extra autos with increased volumes than the Battista. Certainly one of these is an SUV, which Pininfarina previewed to potential prospects a couple of years again with its Pura Imaginative and prescient idea automobile. Nevertheless, Pininfarina hasn’t supplied any concrete info on the SUV other than a projected 1,000-hp output.