Meet Bizzarrini's Giotto: A Naturally Aspirated V12-Powered Hypercar

Here comes the all-new Bizzarrini Giotto, the hypercar penned by Giorgetto Giugiaro himself with the help of his son, Fabrizio, at the exclusive GFG Style in Turin, Italy. The model gets a naturally aspirated engine developed in collaboration with Cosworth.
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The 85-year old Italian designer had used his magic on the Bizzarrini 5300 GT during his Bertone years (1959 - 1965). He now got the chance to pen a modern-day spiritual successor to the iconic 5300 GT, a limited-run model from the 1960s, produced in only 133 examples.

The model that Bizzarrini now refers to as a Hyper GT was first announced in February 2023 as a rendering. Six months later, we see it in all its glory. It sports a carbon fiber body, specifically drawn with aerodynamics in mind and with keeping weight under control. That is how the presence of the Formula One-inspired dihedral front splitter and rear diffuser can be explained.

Dual hood vents, a triangular B-pillar, and a wraparound rear windscreen round up the looks as well as the functionality of the model, but also pay tribute to the original 5300 GT. Ultra slimline LED headlights are split by the hood area that supports the brand logo.

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It is powered by a 6,626 cc naturally aspirated V12 engine, with the capacity having been specifically selected as a nod to Giotto Bizzarini's birthday: June 6, 1926. Bizzarrini passed away on May 13, 2023. He is famous for being involved in the original flagship Lamborghini V12, but he also had a say in the development of the Ferrari 250 GTO in the early 1960s. The engine will comply with all worldwide legislative and emission regulations by the time the car will be in series production.

This time, the mid-mounted bespoke naturally aspirated V12 is the result of the collaboration with Cosworth and defies all downsizing trends in the industry. It is a 6,626 cc power plant that works alongside an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and drives the rear wheels. The specifications are yet to be released. But what we know is that the Cosworth 3.9-liter V12 develops more than 600 horspower in Gordon Murray's Automotive cars. So the extra capacity must count for something.

The model will be undergoing public roads testing near the end of next year within an engineering program carried out under the surveillance of Bizzarrini CTO, Chris Porritt. He must know what he is doing considering his experience at Aston Martin, Tesla, Apple, and Rimac.

Bizzarrini credits the hypercar with "beauty, performance, and usability."

Before Bizzarrini's The Giotto will be released, the carmaker has rolled out the 5300 GT Cross Rival. Delivers have started recently. Customers have to pay a starting price of $2 million. So we can expect The Giotto to come with a similar price tag. First deliveries are set to begin in early 2026, according to the company.
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