Pininfarina Battista claims World's Quickest Car title with mind-blowing quarter-mile sprint

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The Automobili Pininfarina Battista has cemented its declare to beryllium nan world's quickest accumulation car aft a bid of tests connected a high-speed way successful India.

The Mahindra-owned, Italian-built electrical supercar is powered by 4 electrical motors pinch a mixed 1,877 hp and is built pinch lightweight c fibre construction.

The $2.2 cardinal coupe past twelvemonth group nan quickest 0-60 mph acceleration clip pinch a 1.79-second sprint, but has followed that up pinch a record-setting quarter-mile run.

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The Battista tin accelerate to 60 mph successful 1.79 seconds.

The Battista tin accelerate to 60 mph successful 1.79 seconds. (Automobili Pininfarina)

With Autocar editor Hormazd Sorabjee behind nan wheel, nan Battista was capable to screen nan region successful conscionable 8.55 seconds, beating nan erstwhile people of 8.58 seconds set by nan Rimac Nevera, pinch which it shares its motors and battery. No different banal accumulation car has ever surgery nan 9-second barrier.

The Battista has a 1,877 hp four-motor electrical drivetrain.

The Battista has a 1,877 hp four-motor electrical drivetrain. (Automobili Pininfarina)

Sorabjee went connected to group nan half-mile grounds astatine 13.38 seconds connected nan measurement to a apical velocity of 222.5 mph connected nan seven-mile-long oval.

"This year, caller Battista owners are excited to research nan unprecedented capacity of this creation and engineering masterpiece," Paolo Dellachà, Automobili Pininfarina's caller CEO said.

"These velocity records – and independent tests – person validated our ambition to create a caller procreation of hyper and luxury car starring pinch Battista, whereby electrical powerfulness delivers capacity that is simply unachievable successful nan world of ICE [internal combustion engine] powertrains."

The records were group astatine a high-speed testing installation successful India.

The records were group astatine a high-speed testing installation successful India. (Automobili Pininfarina)

The Battista has besides been certified pinch a driving scope of complete 300 miles per charge.

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Along pinch nan precocious powertrain, nan Battista is equipped pinch a computer-controlled suspension strategy and progressive aerodynamics that tin set nan rear helping to equilibrium resistance and downforce, arsenic required, aliases beryllium utilized arsenic an aerial brake.

The Battista's rear helping tin beryllium adjusted to equilibrium resistance and downforce.

The Battista's rear helping tin beryllium adjusted to equilibrium resistance and downforce. (Automobili Pininfarina)

Just 150 will beryllium built, each tailored to nan buyer's preferences. Bespoke options are disposable that tin push nan value tag supra $3 million.

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Retired Pininfarina CEO Per Svantesson told Fox News Digital past October that nan Battista will beryllium followed by a exemplary that will "attract a broader audience," but still beryllium priced adjacent nan apical of nan luxury capacity segment.

Gary Gastelu is Fox News Digital's automotive editor.