Touring Superleggera’s Aero 3 is a carbon-clad homage to the race vehicles of the 1930s

Touring Superleggera Aero 3

No concerns about getting perplexed for a stock F12.


Touring Superleggera

In the environment of supercars, most of what we see these times are either manufacturing styles from key brands or exclusive ultra-confined designs by people exact same suppliers — think Ferrari Monza SP1 or Lamborghini Centenario, for example.

This hasn’t generally been the case, however, with many athletics motor vehicle companies turning coachbuilders beginning in the 1920s and peaking in the 1950s and ’60s. One particular of the most well known of those people coachbuilders, Touring Superleggera, is even now all-around these days. Not only is it continue to close to, but it really is even turning out automobiles like the gorgeous Alfa Disco Volante and the Maserati Sciàdipersia. 

If the identify Touring would not sound acquainted to you, then it truly is possible that its most famed contribution to car or truck design will: Superleggera. It is a title and badge that graced some of history’s most lovely cars and trucks like the Aston Martin DB5 and the Maserati 3500 GT. The firm has remained dedicated to that super light-weight ethos, and on Saturday, it can be unveiling its most recent generation intended to cheat each gravity and the wind: the Aero 3.

The Touring Superleggera Aero 3 is centered on “a premier Italian supercar” (aka a Ferrari F12Berlinetta) and clad in a wholly bespoke and fully bananas carbon fiber overall body, total with a massive shark fin out back again. Compared with its other models like the Disco Volante, the Aero 3 does not pay homage to any a person vehicle in certain, but relatively to the wild racing cars and trucks of the 1930s in general.

When it arrives to engineering this auto, Touring was wise ample to depart the mechanicals and electronics on your own, as an alternative choosing to emphasis on what it does greatest: ditching body weight and improving upon aerodynamics. The car’s V12 continue to makes close to 740 horsepower and nevertheless shifts with a seven-pace DCT transmission.

Touring is only arranging on developing only 15 illustrations the Aero 3, so it’s unlikely that you can see just one outside of the confines of destinations like Monterey through Vehicle 7 days or Villa d’Este, or, of course, at the car’s formal community debut upcoming 7 days at the Salon Prive display at Castle Blenheim in the United kingdom.


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