Bertone Mantide Production Expanded to 10 Units, gets $2million Price Tag - Report

Bertone’s wildly styled Mantide is inching closer to production as the company’s design director, Jason Castriota, hinted that Bertone is considering producing as many as 10 units.

Bertone's wildly styled Mantide is inching closer to production as the company's design director, Jason Castriota, hinted that Bertone is considering producing as many as 10 units.

Castriota also went on to say that the Mantide would sport a two million dollar price tag (about 1,500,000 euros) and "...there is considerable interest around the world as we have been contacted by potential clients in Asia, Europe and America."

The Corvette ZR1-based concept originally appeared at last month's Shanghai Motor Show as a one-off design study and features a highly controversial carbon fiber exterior with oddly shaped aerodynamic protrusions which reduce drag and improve downforce. Power is provided by the ZR1's 638 horsepower 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine which enables the lightweight Mantide to run from 0-62 mph in just 3.2 seconds and boast a top speed of 351 km/h (217 mph).

 

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