Pininfarina Battista Edizione Nino Farina: A Fifties F1 Tribute


Pininfarina has revealed a particular limited-edition variant of its wild all-electric Battista hypercar known as the Edizione Nino Farina. Restricted to simply 5 examples, it is a tribute to the very first Formulation 1 world champion, Giuseppe “Nino” Farina.

Nino Farina, nephew of Pininfarina founder Battista “Pinin” Farina, took the inaugural Formulation 1 title in 1950 behind the wheel of an Alfa Romeo. The 5 vehicles devoted to his legacy pay tribute to an achievement in Farina’s profession by means of particular doorsill plates and sport a novel design making them simply identifiable.

Exterior you may discover a Rosso Nino paint job, with touches of black, white, and blue scattered all through. There are additionally gold wheels and “01” decals on both facet of the automotive. Within the cabin there are contrasting seats made out of “sustainable” leather-based, black for the motive force and beige for the passenger. The seats additionally get Alcantara trim and “Nino Farina” inscriptions.

The Edizione Nino Farina’s powertrain is unchanged from the conventional Battista, that means 4 impartial electrical motors—one for every wheel—powered by a T-shaped battery pack mounted centrally between and behind the motive force compartment. Mixed, the motors make a staggering 1900 hp and 1725 lb-ft of torque, sufficient for a claimed 60-mph time of 1.79 seconds and a prime velocity of 217 mph. The Battista can rip the quarter-mile in simply 8.55 seconds, fast sufficient to maintain the world document till Rimac’s Nevera took that crown again in Might.

The Battista Edizione Nino Farina will make its debut on the Goodwood Competition of Velocity, taking place July 13–16. It will likely be pushed up the hill by former F1 driver and former Goodwood Hill-Climb champion Nick Heidfeld.

Highway & Observe employees author with a style for high-mileage, rusted-out tasks and novice endurance racing.


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