De Tomaso to launch P72 supercar in US

De Tomaso to launch P72 supercar in US

October 22, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

The Italian company De Tomaso showed the P72 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​last year. And today it became known that the company plans to produce a supercar in the United States.

The company intends to relocate all of its major operations to the United States, including manufacturing, engineering and corporate facilities. Thus, De Tomaso is currently negotiating with representatives of several American states. It is noted that the official website of the company should be launched in the next six months, in turn, the production of P72 can start in the fourth quarter of 2022.

The P72 will be a mid-engined supercar with a 5.0-liter V8 from Ford, which will receive additional customization from Rousch. The performance of the motor, along with which the 6-speed manual transmission will function, will be 700 hp. and 825 Nm of torque.

It is worth saying that the P72 will get a carbon monocoque, like the Apollo Intensa Emozione supercar. In total, it is planned to release 72 copies of the novelty, the cost of each of which will start at 750,000 euros

In addition, a fan-made rendering of a Mercedes-AMG supercar was recently circulated on the Internet. It should be emphasized that the car of the German brand, developed by the foreign designer Rain Prisk, is positioned as a rival to the Audi R8.