Bizzarrini 5300 GT Revival Corsa
Less than two months after announcing its return to the automotive field, Bizzarrini announced its first project. Bizzarrini will launch a new FIA Continuation Series to revive a legendary model, with 24 hand-made Bizzarrini 5300 GT Revival Corsa examples. The Bizzarrini 5300 GT #0222 competed in 1965 Le Mans 24 Hours, and won the over 5.0-liter class and finished 9th in the general classification, with the French drivers Regis Fraissinet and Jean de Mortemart
The original 5300 GT was conceived in 1964 as a high-performance sports car with a powerful Chevrolet V8 engine. Like the original car, the Bizzarrini Revival Series will use a lightweight composite body over a tubular steel frame, with a roll bar. It will fitted with a 5300 V8 engine with 45 DCOE carburetor, the power is expected to be between 400hp and 480hp. The original Bizzarrini 5300 GT weighs 1200kgs, but the FIA Continuation Series will be lightened up to 975kgs, ensuring an awesome power/weight ratio. Mechanical components will be updated according to modern technology, but always meeting the FIA requirements to compete in International Historic Racing.