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 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.
Here's the first video showing off the new Pininfarina-penned Lancia Stratos doing laps on the track. If there's a better way to chase away a case of the Mondays we don't know what it is. (H/t to everyone!) [via Jalopnik.br]
The new Lancia Stratos has given in to the frenzy it's caused and posed pretty for the camera. Not only that but we have details too, like how it's got a Ferrari V8, ceramic brakes and a cost-is-no-object development budget.
The Lancia Stratos we saw last week is real and it's not just intended for one wealthy industrialist's garage, it's headed for limited production. According to Car und Driver, the new Stratos is aiming to set everyone's pants on fire.