Exclusive images of the building of Puritalia 427 have been officially released by the brand. The car shown on them is dressed in a light primer coat only and does not have any paint job and finish touch. This version is prepared for mechanical and driving test sessions.

In fact, this roadster pays tribute to 1965 Shelby Cobra and is equipped with a 5.0-liter V8 engine which produces 445 hp (327 kW). There will be also an optional 605 hp (444 kW) supercharged-version of the unit. Another detail revealed about the model is that it will run on HRE Forged P40SC Wheels.

Puritalia 427 will be produced in limited run of 100 units. The cars are only handmade and in limited series, and are the real embodiment the Italian traditional craftsmanship. Puritalia has not released any information on the details delivered from the testing or when it will go officially on sale and at what price.

 Puritalia 427 Specifications:

DIMENSIONS

L.171.259 in – W.76.850 in – H.49.409 in Front Track 62.598 in – Rear Track 62.992 in Wheelbase: 102.401 in – Weight: ~ 2403 Lbs (50/50)

CHASSIS

Aluminum semi-monocoque with Chromoly steel tubular subframes.

BODY

Roadster 2 seats – composite and carbon fiber body panels

ENGINE

Front mounted V8 5.0L 32V DOHC Ti-VCT Aspirated: 445Hp @ 6500rpm – 530Nm @ 4250rpm Supercharged: 605Hp @ 7000rpm – 640Nm @ 4500rpm

TRASMISSION

Rear wheel drive – 6 speeds manual transmission – Twin disc hydraulic clutch Limited Slip Differential – Aluminum driveshaft

SUSPENSIONS

Four-wheel Independent – Unequal length double wishbones with anti-dive and anti-squat geometry – two-way adjustable mono-tube shock absorbers - adjustable stabilizer bars

BREAKES

Hydraulically powered brake booster Front: Brembo 380mm/32 6 pistons Rear: Brembo 345mm/28 4 pistons

TIRES

Pirelli Pzero – Front: 275/35R19 – Rear: 335/30R20

 

 Source: Puritalia