Puritalia 427 Roadster is a new car which has been inspired by the Shelby Cobra, qualified by Puritalia as an American musclecar with Italian Design. The car has a length of 4.35 meters, width 1.95 meters, it is 1.25 meters long and has a wheelbase of 2.6 meters.
It weighs 1,089 kilos, has a 50:50 weight distribution and has an aluminum frame with a carbon body. It Features a large grille, LED lights, vented fenders and side exhaust tailpipes .
It is equipped with a 5.0 -liter V8 Ford engine where the atmospheric version produces 445 hp with 530 Nm of torque and there turbo version produces 605 horses with 640 Nm of torque. The power is transferred to the rear wheels via a 6- speed manual transmission and a limited slip differential lock .
It stands on wheels 19 inch and 20 inch wheels, with a tire size 275/35 front and 335/30 rear with Brembo brakes measuring 380 mm front and 345 mm rear .
The vehicle is very close to production but what you see is not the final result . It is a pre – production prototype used by Puritalia to test the mechanical setup and the 427 Roadster. As the company says:
There are few cars out there that look good when they are still in the phase of evolution. We believe that our car is one of them. As a beautiful woman shows the natural charm without a hint of make-up.