This new supercar from Ercole and Paolo Spada goes over 210mph and gets 600 horsepower.
Former BMW and Zagato design chief Ercole Spada, and his son Paolo Spada - a principal designer at Honda and Smart - are back with their first production model in years. Earlier today, they introduced their Spada TS Codatronca supercar in Turin, Italy. We last talked about the TS Codatronca when it debuted as a concept car almost a year ago. In case you don't remember this killer machine, let us refresh your memory.
600 horsepower. 211 mph top speed. The return of the coda tronca "truncated tail."
That's the same coda tronca found on the Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ, TZ1, and TZ2 i that Ercole Spade brought to market in the 60s. Fully compliant with FIA's GT1 regulations, you could actually drive this car from the highway to the track and all you need to do is change the tires. More amazing is that this car can be converted to run on E85 fuel, not only slightly more environmentally friendly, but also providing more torque and power than petrol. Mercedes, Smart, and Range Rover builder FS Group will build the body in Italy, Italtecnica will produce the brakes, suspension, and engine upgrades, with Sparco building the interior. Pirelli tyres, OZ Racing wheels, and Alcantara fabric will make this car a very special ride.
The Spada TS Codatronca will debut in Monte Carlo on April 24. An even faster Turismo Super Sportivo (TSS) trim level will debut at the end of 2008.
Excuse me while I wipe the drool from my mouth.