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GENEVA 2013 - World premiere of fully functional Touring Superleggera Disco Volante announced

Touring Superleggera has issued the following press release:

World premiere of the Disco Volante Touring at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Milan, 15th February 2013.

One year after the introduction as a static style model, Touring Superleggera will showcase in Geneva the first rolling unit of the Disco Volante Touring, a 2-seater grand tourer built on demand. The car uses the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione frame, driveline and technology.

It took only ten months since the decision was made to complete the whole engineering, development and manufacturing cycle. Many parts of the new body are made in carbon fibre, adding aesthetic and structural value to the traditional hand-beaten aluminium panels.

This is yet another testimony of advanced automotive design and custom coachbuilding. Touring Superleggera is one of the rare firms offering the whole in-house productive cycle from the first sketch, all the way through surface engineering and structural analysis, style models and prototypes, to turn-key, low-volume production of special bodywork.

Touring firmly believes that special coachbuilding can live on well into the 21st century, respecting the strict engineering and quality requirements of today's automotive industry.

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