Automobili Pininfarina Has Curated A Unique Rolling Sculpture

photo: @Automobili Pininfarina Battista Cinquantacinque and 1955 Lancia Florida

In the world of automotive design, certain vehicles transcend time, becoming revered icons that inspire generations of enthusiasts and designers alike. One such masterpiece is the 1955 Lancia Florida, a creation of the legendary Battista ‘Pinin’ Farina. Now, Automobili Pininfarina pays homage to this timeless classic with the Battista Cinquantacinque, a hyper GT that seamlessly blends heritage and innovation into a rolling sculpture of unparalleled beauty and performance.

The Lancia Florida, with its captivating design and innovative features, served as a source of inspiration for Battista Farina throughout his illustrious career. Now, his legacy lives on in the Battista Cinquantacinque, a fitting tribute to the iconic vehicle that shaped automotive design history.

Adorned in a flawless Blu Savoia Gloss paint, with a Bianco Sestriere Gloss roof and Brushed Anodised jewelry pack, the Battista Cinquantacinque exudes elegance and sophistication from every angle. Inside, bespoke Mahagoni Poltrona Frau Heritage Leather upholstery envelops passengers in luxury, while unique inscriptions throughout the vehicle pay homage to its heritage and provenance.

But the Battista Cinquantacinque is more than just a tribute to the past—it’s a glimpse into the future of automotive excellence. Powered by four independent electric motors and a 120 kWh lithium-ion battery, it boasts an astonishing 1,900hp and 2,340Nm of torque, propelling it from 0-100 kph in just 1.86 seconds. Yet, despite its exhilarating performance, the Battista Cinquantacinque offers a comfortable driving range of up to 476 km, ensuring an unforgettable driving experience every time.

This remarkable hyper GT will make its public debut in Tokyo, Japan, showcasing Automobili Pininfarina’s commitment to global expansion and personalized client experiences. Each vehicle leaving the Atelier facility in Cambiano is a unique expression of its owner’s personality, crafted with meticulous attention to detail by the skilled artisans at Automobili Pininfarina.

Dave Amantea, Chief Design Officer at Automobili Pininfarina, explains: “The Battista Cinquantacinque is a truly special creation that pays homage to Pininfarina SpA’s rich heritage. Inspired by the iconic Lancia Florida, it captures the vision and spirit of Battista Farina, while also setting the template for future models from Automobili Pininfarina.”

Indeed, the legacy of the Lancia Florida extends beyond the Battista Cinquantacinque, influencing key design elements of the PURA Vision design concept—a vehicle that sets the stage for the future of Automobili Pininfarina. With its rear-opening doors and pillarless design, the PURA Vision embodies the same spirit of innovation and elegance that defined the Lancia Florida.

photo: @Automobili Pininfarina Battista Cinquantacinque interior

photo: @Automobili Pininfarina Battista Cinquantacinque