The debut supercar of the revived De Tomaso brand debuted at the Festival of Speed

The debut supercar of the revived De Tomaso brand debuted at the Festival of Speed

July 4, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

At the Festival of Speed ​​in the British Goodwood, the premiere of P72 supercar revived brand De Tomaso. The premiere of the car was timed to the 60th anniversary of the original Italian brand, founded in 1959 by entrepreneur of Argentine origin Alejandro de Tomaso.

Recall that the rights to use the trademark De Tomaso in 2014 acquired the Chinese holding Consolidated Ideal TeamVenture, which also owns the Apollo Automobil brand, previously known as German manufacturer of supercars Gumpert.

About the new P72 so far it is only known that it is being developed by a team of specialists involved in the creation of the Apollo Intensa Emozione hypercar. This car, built on a carbon chassis, is equipped with a 6.3-liter naturally-aspirated V12 engine, giving out 780 liters. with. and 760 Nm of torque. Intensa Emozione is able to accelerate from the spot to the first 100 kph in 2.7 seconds, and its maximum speed is 333 km per hour.

De Tomaso P72 will be released in a limited edition of 72 copies. The cost of the car will be 750,000 euros. The company has already begun to accept pre-orders for a supercar.

The original brand De Tomaso was founded in 1959 by entrepreneur of Argentine origin Alejandro de Tomaso. The company was engaged in the development of prototypes and racing cars, as well as creating a chassis for Formula 1 teams. In addition, sports cars, including the famous Pantera, were produced under the brand name De Tomaso. Officially, the production of cars was discontinued in 2004, and the brand itself was abolished in 2012.