DE TOMASO P72 - A LEGEND REBORN
De Tomaso P72
De Tomaso “One of the greatest untold stories in automotive history.”
The brand was founded in 1959 by racer and visionary Alejandro de Tomaso. Widely recognized for the most popular model, the Pantera.
A Legend Reborn - Meet the P72
This year marks the 60th Anniversary of De Tomaso. To commemorate they launch their new project named the P72 who is a tribute to the original De Tomaso P70.
The P72 evokes the spirit of Alejandro de Tomaso, the brand and the eras that this car represents
A true modern-day time machine, the P72 will create a new segment in today’s market. A segment for those who have been yearning for a modern-day classic that is not only dressed with a timeless shape and an unspeakable elegance, but one that will provide a grand touring experience, making you feel as if you are back in 1960’s.
“A similar way the Pantera created a new category when it debuted in 1970, the P72 will create a new benchmark of its own. We have created a modern-day time machine that pays homage to an integral part of history and a car with its own provenance.” - Ryan Berris, De Tomaso General Manager and CMO.
Perpetual Beauty -
Celebrating its 60th anniversary, the design of the P72 is inspired from the early 60s of the racing prototype era vehicles, the sport 1000, sport 2000 and P70, some of the initial cars that were developed by De Tomaso.
The P72’s evolutionary design focuses on timeless beauty and timeless proportions of the ’60’s Le Mans prototype vehicles into the modern era. The P72 is a collaboration between De Tomaso and Wyn Design, much like the collaboration between Alejandro and Carroll Shelby.
Unquestionably powerful and sensual from every angle, the P72 truly defines the term ‘Modern-Day Time Machine’
Beneath the surface, the interior showcases an elaborated combination of design and exotic materials. Polished copper and diamond pattern detailing adorn the cabin, fashioning a true sense of drama and occasion. The classically designed switchgear and circular analogue display dials take inspiration from the timeless design themes of the 60s and 70s era
Bespoke all-carbon fibre chassis
The P72 is based on the state-of-the-art all-carbon chassis from the Apollo IE, featuring the first all-carbon fiber production chassis of its kind, consisting of the monocoque, as well as subframes and crash structures that adhere to respective FIA LMP safety requirements and features a carbon mono-cell. A similar approach to what Alejandro had done with his state-ofthe-art chassis by sharing it with the Vallelunga, P70 and Mangusta. By conducting a technology transfer from the Apollo IE, the P72 has a tested and proven platform which will ensure the highest level of quality and performance with an accelerated development timeline.
The Limited Run There will only be 72
The P72 will remain highly exclusive and only 72 cars will be produced. Full technical specifications and pricing will be revealed in due course. They are forecasting a base price for the P72 of approximately 750,000 euro
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