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De Tomaso P72 Supercar Debuts at Goodwood, Looks Breathtaking

In time for the brand's 60th anniversary, De Tomaso has been revived around a brand new and quite stunning supercar, the P72. Revealed today at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, this obviously takes inspiration from classic race cars of the 1960s era.
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The world really doesn't need another Italian supercar brand, but it should still make some room for the P72, which take craftsmanship and good design seriously. It closely emulates the P70 prototype racer, which was supposed to be a collaboration with Shelby but never reached fruition.

Still, everything on the P72 is made with exquisite attention to detail that borders on obsession. The exterior isn't even the most striking part, as behind those butterfly doors you will find tan leather, copper-finished dials and plenty of carbon fiber. The gearshifting mechanism floats another element that reminds us of Pagani.

Unfortunately, we don't have all the juicy bits for you regarding the engine and potential performance. But knowing the team that put this together was also behind the Apollo Intensa Emozione, we expect nothing less than a Ferrari 6.3-liter V12, which is crazy considering the raw combination of RWD, a manual and lightweight carbon construction. Then again, De Tomaso has a long history with V8s as well.

The numbers we do have say a roster of 72 models will be put together to order, with prices starting at 750,000 euros. Considering that's barely more than a run-of-the-mill Lamborghini Aventador, we think the De Tomaso revival project is worth your cash.

“A similar way the Pantera created a new category when it debuted in 1970, the P72 will create a new benchmark of its own,” said Ryan Berris, De Tomaso General Manager. “We have created a modern-day time machine that pays homage to an integral part of history and a car with its own provenance.”

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