The revived Lancia Stratos engineered into reality by a German millionaire was expected to spawn 40 copies for wealthy fans of the resurrected rally champion. That plan has now been blocked by a key player — Ferrari.
The German mastermind behind the Ferrari-based revival of the Lancia Stratos hasn't kept his multimillion fetish locked in some hermetically sealed garage.
The Lancia Stratos HF Group 4 rally car is the most iconic woods-whipper in history, so it's fitting der neue Stratos would eventually get painted in Alitalia livery. Why would you order a New Stratos any other way?
The just-released specs for the New Stratos read like a "Dear Penthouse" letter; strangely ideal, impossibly athletic and therefore hard to believe. A 5 lb/hp power-to-weight ratio's just the beginning. We suggest you lock your bedroom door before reading on.
German dreammaker Michael Stoschek will take his resurrected Lancia Stratus racing, turning to Danisi Engineering to upwork a GT2-capable version for next year. Its livery was revealed by a 1/8th scale model, just 199 of which will be sold. [Amalgam]