New Mazzanti is claimed to be the 'most extreme street-legal car ever built in Italy'; its turbocharged 7.2-litre V8 produces 36bhp more than the LaFerrari's hybrid V12 powertrain

The Mazzanti Evantra Millecavalli has been with a claimed output of 1000hp, which equates to 986bhp.

That makes the new supercar the most powerful street-legal car ever built in Italy, beating the LaFerrari's peak power by 36bhp.

Company founder Luca Mazzanti has long been teasing the model with a series of videos in which he talks about the development of the new car, and the latest confirms it will feature a twin-turbocharged 7.2-litre V8 engine with 885lb ft of torque on offer. But this new batch of images is the first time the car has been seen in its full glory.

The engine is based on the 7.0-litre motor from the regular Evantra. Mazzanti claims the new supercar will accelerate from 0-62mph in 2.7sec and have a top speed of 250mph. By comparison, the hybrid V12 LaFerrari completes the same sprint about three-tenths of a second slower before reaching a top speed of 217mph.

The last video revealed that the Evantra Millecavalli has received several aerodynamic tweaks. A fixed rear wing, winglets on the front bumper, large intakes on the bonnet and a roof-mounted air scoop are the most noticeable changes. 

Brembo brakes are also fitted as standard, with optional carbon-ceramics available. A lightweight, aluminium-clad exterior gives it a kerb weight of just 1300kg.

While no price has been confirmed for the Evantra Millecavalli, it is expected to eclipse the Evantra’s price of £665,000. Just 25 examples will be built.

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31 May 2016
supercar like the Marussia?Who buys these things? No-one I suspect.There is no back up- no way to get any spares other than on the back of a low-loader. God knows what happens if you crash one. Or you could have a McLaren and loads of change!

31 May 2016
supercar like the Marussia?Who buys these things? No-one I suspect.There is no back up- no way to get any spares other than on the back of a low-loader. God knows what happens if you crash one. Or you could have a McLaren and loads of change!

31 May 2016
...probably already has other super cars in his collection, even a hyper car or two. That kind of owners is unlikely to drive it frequently. And then probably only on track. And his paid servants handle all the hassle involved in owning a collection of exotica.

31 May 2016
Does this car know what it's supposed to be? Teaser? More like Displeaser! It's like a 10 year old has been asked to design a 'fast' car with some leftover Lego bits!

31 May 2016
Does this car know what it's supposed to be? Teaser? More like Displeaser! It's like a 10 year old has been asked to design a 'fast' car with some leftover Lego bits!

15 June 2016
More than £665,000 for a car that looks a rather poorly assembled kit-car?

Citroëniste.

15 June 2016
Well, it might not be a stunner, but it doesn't look like a kit car. Ginettas are kit cars. The Zenos looks like kit cars. The Noble looks like a kit car. Catherams are. This doesn't, IMHO.

15 June 2016
Wide panel gaps, bolt-on rear wheelarches ... These tiny car companies never have enough money to properly design or develop or execute a body that is appropriate to the sort of price it asks customers to pay. Another day, another adolescent's wet dream ... An ego trip too far.

15 June 2016
abkq wrote:

Wide panel gaps, bolt-on rear wheelarches ... These tiny car companies never have enough money to properly design or develop or execute a body that is appropriate to the sort of price it asks customers to pay. Another day, another adolescent's wet dream ... An ego trip too far.

I agree with your comments regarding the Mazzanti, but I would say that Pagani and Koenigsegg are pretty small companies and they've certainly designed, developed and executed appropriate bodies. In Pagani's case with an almost anal attention to detail.

 

15 June 2016
Spot on. The first Pagani was neither designed nor built like the last Huayra. Same fo Mr. Koenigsegg. It takes time to develop a small company which produces hypercars to that level. You have to give some credit to Mazzanti just for trying it...

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