The internet has been brewing with speculation and spyshots of what seems to be a new redesigned retro-futuristic Lancia Stratos. This concept first previewed at the Geneva Motor Show in 2005 by a design company called Fenomenon Ltd. Unfortunately due to financing issues, the project was sidelined.
Recently, a rich financier by the name of Michael Stoschek and his son Maximilian commissioned the build of a one-off model of the legendary rally car. Stoschek is the owner and CEO of successful auto parts company Browse KG.
Not much information has been released about the car apart from the fact that the car will be built by Pininfarina. It uses the same platform and running gear as the Ferrari F430 Scuderia, which includes a 510hp 4.3 litre V8 engine.
Information from its dedicated website states that the project began in 2008 and Jason Castriota, who now works for Saab, worked on the design while at Pininfarina. His duties were taken over by Luca Borgogno, after Castriota left for Bertone. There also may be a chance that a limited run of 25 models might be produced, but that has yet to be officially confirmed. More details about the car will be released soon.
Look after the jump for a picture gallery.
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