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14:06Ferrari 340 Mexico Berlinetta from GWA-Tuning foto
The American tuning studio GWA-Tuning is planning to recreate the legendary sports car Ferrari 340 Mexico Berlinetta early 50-ies, but with a modern twist. The very original tuners were not able to get it, because this sports car is one of the most expensive and unique cars in the world, so they decided to build his version of a rarity on the platform coupe Ferrari 456, which are produced in the 90s. While in 1952, was built only three copies of the Ferrari 340 Mexico Berlinetta, Card decided to make his own version of a single copy, so he always remained unique in its kind. |
In 1952, three cars were built for the race Carrera Panamericana, which took place in Mexico. As a result car got third place and won the first two Mercedes 300SL Gullwing. Design a modern model developed Nungent Mark, who tried to combine the classic body with modern technology. From the original model of a new sports car is different front splitter, side air intakes, a spoiler and diffuser. The headlights were in their places, while the rear lights were borrowed from contemporary models of Ferrari. Body itself has become more widespread, which further emphasizes its low ground clearance. Places were made additional vents in the rear of the embedded dual-pipe exhaust system terminal, but the general features of the Ferrari 340 Mexico Berlinetta been saved. Replace the old drive on the narrow mnogospitsevyh rubber, tuners installed 18-inch forged wheels made in the form of a five-pointed stars, wrapped in a wide low-profile tires.
Inside the sports coupe will install two carbon seats without headrests, roll cage, big wheel, a lab-torpedo, made in the spirit of the '50s, with additional sensors, aluminum pedals and gearshift knob chrome.
While the Ferrari 340 model was equipped with a 280-horsepower 4.1-liter V12, it gets a revitalized version of the 5.4-liter V12, 476 horse power at 6,300 rev / min. From a studio GWA-Tuning only added a new direct-flow exhaust system. From Ferrari 456 survived the 6-speed manual gearbox, suspension car has become more rigorous and the standard braking system yielding place to the modern counterpart of the new models.