Mahindra Group Owned Automobili Pininfarina Unveils Battista, The Fastest Road Car In The WorldAutomobili Pininfarina’s Battista (Pic via twitter)

India automobile major Mahindra Group’s Italian subsidiary Automobili Pininfarina has taken the wraps off Battista, the all-electric hypercar that goes from 0 to 100 km/h in less than two seconds.

The company states that Battista is “the most powerful road-legal car ever designed and built in Italy.” It should be noted world-renowned hypercar brands like Ferrari and Lamborghini are also based out of the same country.

In a € 168 million deal, Mahindra acquired a controlling stake in the company in 2015.

According to Pininfarina, when Battista arrives in 2020, it will be faster than a Formula 1 car and capable of breaking the 250 mph top speed barrier. Also, all of this power will come from an electric engine with a potential zero emissions range of over 300 miles.

"This is the most authentic and exciting automotive story imaginable. The Battista is the hypercar of the future, inspired by a legendary past," said Automobili Pininfarina CEO Michael Perschke.

The company will produce a maximum of 150 Battistas with equal allocations between North America, Europe and the Middle East/Asia. Pininfarina is already taking applications and each Battista will cost approximately $2.2 million.

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