Touring Superleggera a famous coachbuilder from Italy is going to unveil its latest in design concept The Touring Aero 3 in September at 15th Annual Salon Privé Concours d’Elégance, to be held at historic Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Winston Churchill, The Aero 3 is a standing testimony to its prime directive of Carlo Felice Bianchi Anderloni, son of the co-founder and company saviour for decades: weight is the enemy, air resistance the obstacle.
The Aero 3 also has a wind cheating aerodynamic lightweight body which has been tested at the coach builders own wind tunnel which is the first used by any coachbuilder, which shows their dedication towards the art of coach building and standing true to their testimony.
Touring Superleggera in competition with many European brands has earned a great reputation for their aerodynamic efficiency, speed and style, the new Aero 3 is based on its tried and tested predecessor of Disco Volante Series.
The Aero 3 is following legacy of The Alfa Romeo 6C 2500, 8C 2900 B, Disco Volante Series, the 1939 Mille Miglia-winning BMW 328 Touring Berlinetta giving it great heritage value and also it has to be up to the people’s expectations from the brand itself.
“The Touring Aero 3 is our demonstration of resilience as an organization, our perseverance and desire to succeed, a reward after the difficulties of the first months of this year that put a strain on the entire automotive sector. I am grateful for the generosity, dedication and self- sacrifice of my collaborators, the entire Touring staff, from each and every department. We proudly present a world premiere with three units already sold of the ten that will be produced,” says Salvatore Stranci, new General Manager of Touring Superleggera.
The Design of Aero 3 is quite inspired from its predecessor with tear drop shape cabin and sweeping tail the design is very fluid and it also has a muscular front and a swooping fin at the rear which goes the vertical length of the car and provides what Touring Superleggera is famous for their aerodynamics and light weight structure but Touring has also tested each and every bit of the car to meet the safety standards, All the chassis-bodywork coupling parts are drawn via CAD, to ensure build quality and absence of vibrations; critical load-bearing elements are also subjected to FEM modal analysis. Studies using CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) optimize airflow across the Aero 3’s contours and ensure excellent vertical pressure in the tail area. The Engineers and craftsmen of the Aero 3 have spent more than 5000 hours in making it near perfect.
The car has been also fitted with a full vacuum infused carbon fiber body to maintain optimal weight/stiffness ratio, to provide light weight but very strong body to the car.
There is high quality control and multiple tests the car is run through to check it’s every single imperfection and to rectify it from body paint to engine noise everything is taken care off. The Aero 3 is also EU Certified as per EU Directive Body.
The cost of the Aero 3 is given on request as the car is made as per the customers preference its price may vary buyer to buyer and it would take 6 months to make the Aero 3 after the receipt of the Donor Car.
The Aero 3 has a V12 6.2 Litre Engine which produces around 730 HP and 509 Ft lbs of Torque which is all driven by a 7-Speed electro-actuated sequential gearbox with paddle – shift control and automatic mode with its top speed of 211 MPH and 0-100 Km/h in 3.1 , From the looks of the stats and dimensions of the Aero 3 its looks like the Donor Car is Ferrari12 the old generation of Ferrari 812 Superfast and 812 GTS as it produces the exact same power and has the exact same gear box.
The Touring Superleggera still in 2020 shows its passion for coach building and cars with the way they test their cars and the way they make them with so much passion shows how much they love what they do and are still taking forward their legacy of coach building and letting customers give their cars their own personal touches.
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