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Bizzarrini provided the first 5300 GT Corsa Revival.Bizzarrini

Following the announcement of Bizzarrini 5300 GT Corsa Revival Earlier this year, the first of 24 production cars left Bizzarrini’s dedicated UK facility today. This first customer car has been handed over to a new owner and further examples will be completed and shipped until the limited production is fully handed over in 2023.

Each of the 24 continuing models is finished in Bizzarrini Rosso Corsa with white numbered roundels. Each client can choose their own number that is manually applied to their vehicle. This livery, and the total number of cars actually built, is a tribute to the 5300 GT Corsa chassis #0222. This chassis achieved legendary status at the 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans with French Racing his drivers Régis Freycinet and Jean de Mortemal driving his 5300. Finish first in its class. Chassis #0222 not only raced at an average speed of 169km/h, but Giotto Bizzarrini himself drove back to Northern Italy immediately after the race.

Each car in the Revival series represents the most authentic interpretation of the 5300 GT Corsa available. Built using original blueprints, utilizing components from original suppliers, and with input from the experts originally involved in the 5300 GT project, it complies with the latest safety standards while allowing It represents the original as much as possible. To make sure this car looks exactly like it did when it was on the start line of his 1965 Le Mans, the Bizzarrini team became automotive archaeologists and layers of paint were painstakingly peeled back to reveal. I tracked down the person responsible for repairing chassis #0222. Original racing red paint. This shade was then color matched for the revival to create Rosso Corsa his Bizzarrini 222.

The handcrafted vehicle uses a lightweight one-piece composite body on top of a steel frame that delivers a total weight of around 1230kg. Inside, the two seats are protected by his more comprehensive six-point roll cage and safety fuel cell, meeting FIA Appendix K historic racing regulations. Giotto’s Corsa-spec independent rear suspension and all-round disc brakes are combined with a period-specific 5,300 cubic centimeter V8 with a Weber 45 DCOE (Doppio Corpo Horizontale E) carburettor of over 400 developments. Horsepower giving a power-to-weight ratio compared to modern supercars.

Bizzarrini CMO Simon Busby said: “The team is very proud to see the first 5300GT Corsa Revival leave the factory and head to its new owners. The delivery to the customer of the We will continue to build on the passion and values ​​of our founders.”

Bizzarrini will showcase a full production model of the Revival Series at the Concours of Excellence at Hampton Court 2.nd-Fourth September 2022. Bizzarrini provided the first 5300 GT Corsa Revival.Bizzarrini

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