Pininfarina Battista electric hypercar coming to Australia in 2022
Italian car maker Pininfarina’s all-electric Battista hypercar is coming to Australia in 2022, with a local distributor locked in.
CarAdvice understands just three of the 150 Battistas to be produced will be sent to Australia, with a likely price of close to $5 million each.
Pininfarina PF1 crossover to be based on Rivian platform - report
The Pininfarina PF1 crossover will use a platform from Rivian, a start-up electric carmaker based in Detroit.
"Work has started on the PF1 and right now, we are in the process of finalising the design," Pawan Goenka, managing director of Mahindra, owner of Pininfarina, told Autocar India.
The magazine understands Pininfarina's new crossover will use Rivian's skateboard platform and associated technologies.
VinFast: Vietnamese automaker to debut first models in Paris
VinFast, a new car maker from Vietnam, is hoping to come out in style at the Paris motor show in October.
The brand's first crossover and sedan have been designed by Pininfarina, and were actually teased by the design house back in February.
VinFast reportedly unveiled 20 concept designs back in October 2017, and asked the public to choose their favourite. After around 62,000 people voted, the most popular sedan and crossover designs were then handed over to Pininfarina for development.