Tramontana (sports car)

The Tramontana is a Spanish single or twin-seat sports car with styling inspired by open wheel racing cars. It is built by Advanced Design Tramontana in Palau de Santa Eulalia, Girona, Catalonia (Spain), and costs €500,000 or more. It was launched as a concept at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show, and subsequently modified for production.

Tramontana
2009 Tramontana R.jpg
Overview
Manufacturera.d. Tramontana
Production2007-present
Body and chassis
ClassSports car
Body stylesingle or two seater
Powertrain
Engine5.5 L V12
Transmission6-speed sequential
Dimensions
Length4,900 millimetres (192.9 in)
Width2,080 millimetres (81.9 in)
Height1,300 millimetres (51.2 in)
Curb weight1,268 kilograms (2,795 lb)

It features a mid-mounted twin turbocharged Mercedes-Benz 5.5 litre, double overhead cam V12 engine producing 720 PS (530 kW; 710 hp). This is mated to a 6-speed sequential gearbox and rear wheel drive giving a top speed of 325 km/h (202 mph) and a 0–100 km/h time of 3.6 seconds.[1] The body and interior are a mix of aluminium and carbon fibre, while the twenty-inch wheels are a mix of carbon fibre and magnesium.

The car weighs 1,268 kg (2,795 lb) and the suspension is an adjustable double wishbone suspension. If the two seat option is chosen, the passenger sits directly behind and slightly higher than the driver. The bonnet badge is made of solid white gold.

Only 12 a year are manufactured. In 2009, Tramontana introduced a closed top model named Tramontana R.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tramontana R Edition - A Carbon Fiber V12 Monster". Automoblog.net.
  2. ^ "Km77.com article" (in Spanish).
  3. ^ "EVO Magazine article".

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