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One-off Ferrari F-340 Competizione by Gullwing America

 One-off Ferrari F-340 Competizione by Gullwing America
Ferarri F430 Competizione from Gullwing America 12.09.2011

Coach-builder recreates classic 1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico Berlineta - only 3 of which we ever made

Coach-builder Gullwing America has announced its new project, this one-off Ferrari F-340 Competizione, based on the 1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico Berlineta.

That 1952 model was built for competition in the Carrera Panamericana race in Mexico. Only 3 exemplars of the car were ever made.

Proprietor, Arturo Alonso, from the San Antonio, Texas-based Gullwing America, will be re-inventing the model using modern technology. The car will be based on a 456 Ferrari platform that will be re-bodied in aluminum and hand-made by Australian Mark Nungent. New additions will include a diffuser, rear spoiler, side vents and front splitters.

Power will come from a 5.4 liter V12 producing 476 PS (350 kW / 470 hp) coupled to an original 6-speed manual transmission. Modern tech on the car will include the brakes and taught suspension.

On the inside, the look will remain close to the original car but will feature modern touches such as the carbon fiber seats, a roll bar, a special luggage set and chronometers.

Source: Gullwing America

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Comments (12)

 MrFancyPants MrFancyPants
whoever owns one of these must be sure to fight 60s era world class spies and be cool at all times though the lack of head support makes me leery, because honestly, I would drive the sh/t out of this car!
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September 23, 2011 2:54 pm
 ttulbk ttulbk
You're probably right; renderings are probably all we'll ever see of this striking design. I like everything about it except the steering wheel...the headlights, seats, wheels, and etc are all updated. why not the steering wheel?
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September 13, 2011 2:32 am
 theduder theduder
The gullwing america company has no production cars on their website, only computer generated pictures, I think this is a big scam
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September 12, 2011 10:54 pm
 Cootje Cootje
Oh no, they crossed an AC Cobra and a Buick Riviera.
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September 12, 2011 1:37 pm
 scratchy996 scratchy996
a Ferrari that doesn't look bad.
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September 12, 2011 1:30 pm
 mechamynd mechamynd
it will look a lot stunning without the ridiculously exaggerate fenders
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September 12, 2011 1:04 pm
 FloPoe FloPoe
wow - just stunning! I really love the looks of it!
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September 12, 2011 11:35 am
 Wojciech Wojciech
paint it black and you'll have a batmobile
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September 12, 2011 10:43 am
 motoriety27 motoriety27
okay, a lot of names going on here. kinda confusing. so it's an F430 Competizione (or do you mean F340?), based on the '52 340, on top of a 456 platform?
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September 12, 2011 10:40 am