The famous Italian coachbuilder Touring Superleggera built a wonderful birthday present
The firm behind some of Europe’s finest cars (I’m talking classic Ferraris, Aston Martins and more) from the 20th century turns 95 in 2021, and the Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera decided to create a birthday present. It’s the Arese RH95, and it demonstrates the company’s body expertise with modern styling and a poster-worthy look.
Drawing on the beautiful looks of thecreation, the Arese RH95 takes the latter’s retro looks and massages them into something sharp, retro and modern at the same time. In a world full of angry, slanted-eyed sports cars, the Arese RH95 feels sleek and sinister, like a breath of fresh air. The front clip shares much of Touring’s latest “Streamline” design philosophy with the Aero 3, but as your eye traces the side profile you encounter an aluminum side slash through the wheel arch. It ends abruptly so that the scissor-shaped doors open before the rear gives way to a dorsal shovel and muscular air intakes at the shoulders.
The tour prides itself on not following what it called the brutal ‘style’ of the Le Mans winner, so typical in much of the current supercar genre. Their words, not mine. But, in fact, the car stands out for its curves and some hard edges. While Touring has not dropped the name of the donor car, the Arese RH95 is starting its life, it is almost certainly a . If anything, the powertrain specs reveal it; the car has a 710 horsepower V8 engine and a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, just like a 488. Note that what you see here was originally a Ferrari makes you appreciate what the business is capable.
The first car Touring will build is the green one you see here. Then, the firm plans to build one in colors to honor Alfa Romeo: red and white. The third car will wear blue and orange to mimic the legendary Gulf Oil liveries that many racing cars wore over decades of motorsport. Each car takes six months to build after buyers deliver their donor vehicle and the company only plans to build 18. Price: You really need to ask? The “donor car” costs $ 330,000 to start when it’s new, and that kind of bodywork craftsmanship doesn’t come cheap. Let’s just say you need to be comfortable handing over a blank check. But that is also the point. The point is that after 95 years the Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera still knows how to get it out of the park.
The Touring Superleggera Arese RH95 is a head-spinning stunner
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