Gregis Automobili Miranda Roadster is a Convertible With Lancia Styling

To make a long story short, a bloke called Gianluca Gregis tried to replicate Horacio Pagani’s success with building extremely exquisite machines. But a Pagani Huayra hypercar isn’t comparable with a neo-retro barchetta with a humongous starting price and not that intriguing handling characteristics.
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This is the main reason why Gregis’ company, Automobili Turismo Sport or ATS for short, bit the dust. But the Italian isn’t giving up. What you can admire below is called the Miranda Roadster and it’s the first project of newborn outfit Gregis Automobili. Doesn’t it look nice with its Lancia Aprilia styling?

Those 20-inch Borani X-Ray aluminum wire wheels aren’t half bad either, while the rear resembles that of the first Wiesmann model ever built, the MF 30. Not sure about the too brown soft top, but overall, the Miranda isn’t shabby at all. Currently in early development, Gregis Automobili’s first model will measure 4.3 meters in length and 2 meters in width.

With a projected curb weight of 1,100 kilos (2,425 pounds) and “modern V8 and V12 engines with at least 500 hp” under the bonnet, the company looks forward to a 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) stint of 3.5 seconds. Truth be told, it's easy to make a car go fast, but it’s not that easy to make it comfortable too.
Let’s wait and see how the suspension will turn out and what creature comforts will be offered
Slated to go on sale late next year, Gregis is adamant the luxurious roadster will start at a whopping €130,000 ($160,000 at current rates), which is a heck of a lot of money if you consider that a Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet goes for a few thousand euros lower than that.

Besides the Miranda Roadster, Gregis Automobili will also build an entry-level Leggera model in kit car or fully assemebled guise, as well as an electric drop-top inspired by Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster.


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