Automobili Pininfarina has picked a name for its forthcoming 2019 Geneva Motor Show., which was heretofore known only as the . It'll be called "Battista," a reference to the founder of the Carrozzeria Pininfarina, Battista "Pinin" Farina. The car is slated to make its public debut at the
"My grandfather always had the vision that one day there would be a stand-alone range of Pininfarina-branded cars," Pininfarina SpA chairman Paolo Pininfarina said in a statement. "For me, we simply had to call it Battista."
Though so far we've only seen teaser photos and the above image of the Pininfarina Battista under a sheet, the company has released some details about the new model. It's claimed to have 1,900 horsepower and 1,696 pound-feet of torque, with a 0-to-62-miles-per-hour sprint of "less than two seconds" and a top speed of 250 mph. An all-electric car, the Battista is also claimed to have a 300-mile driving range on a single charge.
Powertrain technology will come from electric carmaker, while the car will be produced in Cambiano, Italy. A total of 150 Battistas will be built starting in 2020, with the car's priced expected to be $2-$2.5 million. Pininfarina says that 50 of those cars will be allocated for US buyers, 50 will go to Europe and the remaining 50 will be destined for the Middle East and Asian markets.