Pininfarina H600 Concept Bows with 800 Horsepower


Crafted by Pininfarina for the Hong Kong-based Hybrid Kinetic Group, the H600 Concept was unveiled in Geneva. Developed as part of a $68 million cooperative effort to create a family of premium vehicles that would feature HK’s drivetrain technology, this elegantly styled sport sedan matches luxury features with a sophisticated hybrid powertrain. The centerpiece of that system is an HK micro-turbine engine providing that can charges the car’s HK-sourced battery pack or pass it on directly to the H600’s powerful electric motors that develop roughly 800 horsepower.

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The exterior of the H600 blends dynamic proportions with fluid contours that give the car a classic Pininfarina presence. A large panoramic glass panel dominate the roof and will be a signature cue of all of the vehicles in this series. The absence of a B-pillar and coach-style rear doors ease access the H600’s plush 4-seat cabin. Covered in rich leather, accented with fine wood veneers and featuring distinctive ambient lighting, it has a lounge-like character. A large digital display panel spans the entire dash and works in concert with the vertical touchscreen that dominates the H600’s upper center console to provide a versatile yet highly user-friendly primary interface. Rear seat passengers can enjoy variety of infotainment options thanks individual display screens mounted on the back of each front seatback.

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While neither Pininfarina nor HK provided many specific details about the H600’s powertrain – including how many motors it has or the capacity of its battery pack – we do know this chic 4-door has all-wheel drive with active torque vectoring. The H600 reportedly will sprint from 0-62 mph in 2.9 seconds on its way to a 155 mph top speed and can travel over 621 miles before needing to refuel its micro-turbine range extender.

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