Design house-turned-carmaker Pininfarina took a visit to the heritage nicely to create its newest limited-edition mannequin. Named after Giuseppe Farina, the primary Method One champion, the Battista Edizione Nino Farina stands out with a number of edition-specific styling cues inside and outside.
Giuseppe “Nino” Farina’s ties to the Italian automotive business aren’t restricted to profitable the primary Method One Driver’s Championship in 1950. He is additionally the nephew of Battista “Pinin” Farina, who based the design home that bears his identify. Pininfarina honored the driving force by giving the Battista edition-specific Rosso Nino paint with contrasting Bianco Sestriere and Iconica Blu accents, wheels completed in Glorioso Gold, and “01” graphics on either side. The Furiosa Pack, which provides carbon fiber exterior trim items, comes normal.
The inside is characterised by a two-tone design. The motive force’s seat is upholstered in black leather-based and has the “01” emblem embroidered into the headrest. The passenger’s seat will get beige leather-based and the Pininfarina emblem embroidered into the headrest. Manufacturing is proscribed to 5 examples, and every one will obtain a selected aluminum door sill plate engraved with a date that commemorates Farina’s life and profession; 1906 celebrates the 12 months he was born, for instance, and 1950 corresponds to the 12 months he received the Method One Driver’s Championship.
Mechanically, the Edizione Nino Farina is similar to the common Battista, and that is not essentially a nasty factor; few might argue that it wants a better output. Energy comes from 4 electrical motors (one per wheel) that collectively develop 1,900 horsepower and 1,726 pound-feet of torque. The corporate quotes a zero-to-62-mph time of 1.86 seconds, a prime velocity of 217 mph, and as much as 300 miles of driving vary.
Pininfarina will current the Battista Edizione Nino Farina on the 2023 Goodwood Pageant of Pace that opens in England on July 13. Pricing data hasn’t been introduced, however remember that the usual Battista (which is proscribed to 150 items) begins at about $2.2 million.