Retrospeck P72 revived brand De Tomaso

Retrospeck P72 revived brand De Tomaso

The legendary brand back to life by the same team behind the Apollo brand Automobili. So a base P72 will form carbon chassis supercar Apollo IE.

In the year of the 60th anniversary of the famous brand De Tomaso introduced the first after the revival of the company car – supercar P72, which will be the successor model P70.

In the early 60-ies the company’s founder, Alejandro de Tomaso teamed up with Carroll Shelby to work on P70 (P – Prototipi, 70 – engine displacement to 7 liters). It was planned that Shelby would collect the budget, the author of the Shelby Daytona Coupe, Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Peter Brock design, and the de Tomaso design the car.

But the project remained unfulfilled, as Carroll and Alejandro fell out. In the end, the founder of De Tomaso had found a partner in the Ghia and in 1965 at the Turin motor show, the model P70 was shown as a Ghia-De Tomaso Sport 5000.

In 2019 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed showed a prototype De Tomaso P72 model, which has a circulation of 72 instance. The technical characteristics are still secret, but we already know that the base car with a manual transmission will lie the chassis of another supercar – Apollo Intensa Emozione.

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All details about P72 promise to reveal in the coming months. The cost of the new coupe will be between 750 000, interested customers can already make a Deposit in order to book a car.

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