Bizzarrini delivered their first 5300 GT Corsa Revival | Bizzarrini

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Following the disclosing of the Bizzarrini 5300 GT Corsa Revival earlier this 12 months, the primary of 24 manufacturing vehicles has right now left Bizzarrini’s devoted UK facility.  This primary buyer automobile has been delivered to its new proprietor with additional examples being accomplished and shipped till the restricted manufacturing run is totally delivered in 2023.

Every of the 24 continuation fashions is completed in Bizzarrini Rosso Corsa, with white numbered roundels – every consumer is in a position to decide on his personal distinctive quantity to be hand-applied to their automobile. This livery, and certainly, the entire variety of vehicles being constructed is an homage to the 5300 GT Corsa chassis #0222, which achieved legendary standing on the 1965 Le Mans, 24 Hours when French racing drivers Regis Fraissinet and Jean de Mortemart drove the 5300 to complete first in its class. Not solely did Chassis #0222 run the race at a mean velocity of 169km/h, Giotto Bizzarrini himself then drove the automobile again dwelling to Northern Italy instantly after the race.

Every automobile within the Revival sequence represents essentially the most genuine interpretation of the 5300 GT Corsa obtainable. Constructed utilizing the unique blueprints, using elements from authentic suppliers, with the enter of consultants initially concerned within the 5300 GT mission, it’s as consultant of the unique as attainable, whereas conforming to fashionable security requirements. To make sure the automobile seems to be precisely as it might have on the beginning line at Le Mans in 1965, the Bizzarrini staff turned automotive archaeologists monitoring down these accountable for the restoration of chassis #0222 the place layers of paint had been painstakingly stripped again and again to disclose the unique racing purple paint. This shade was then color-matched for the Revival to create Rosso Corsa Bizzarrini 222.

The hand-built autos use a light-weight single-piece composite physique, over a metal body giving an total weight within the area of 1230kg. Inside, the 2 seats are protected by a extra complete six-point roll cage and security gas cell, assembly FIA Appendix Okay historic racing laws. Unbiased rear suspension to Giotto’s Corsa specification and all-around disc brakes are paired with a period-specific 5,300 cubic centimeter V8 with Weber 45 DCOE (Doppio Corpo Orizzontale E) carburetors growing over 400 horsepower to provide a power-to-weight ratio in contrast with a modern-day supercar.

Simon Busby, Bizzarrini CMO stated, “The staff is extremely proud to see the primary 5300GT Corsa Revival depart the manufacturing facility on the best way to its new proprietor. We relaunched Bizzarrini earlier this 12 months as the beginning of a long-term imaginative and prescient, this primary buyer supply is a crucial step alongside the highway to totally realizing that imaginative and prescient. As we proceed to provide the remainder of this sequence of autos we’ll proceed constructing on the eagerness and values of the founder with the following stage of the continuing growth of our fashionable supercar.”

Bizzarrini will present a full manufacturing specification model of the revival sequence on the Concours of Excellence at Hampton Court docket 2nd-4th September 2022.

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