GENEVA 2018 - New Stratos by Manifattura Automobili Torino - AllCarIndex

GENEVA 2018 - New Stratos by Manifattura Automobili Torino

Mar 16, 2018


New Stratos, the modern re-interpretation of the Italian icon of the ‘70es, whose development and built is due to the enthusiasm of the German Entrepreneur Michael Stoschek and his son Maximilian, will become an exclusive limited run.

New Stratos GbR has licensed Manifattura Automobili Torino (MAT) to the manufacturing and sale of 25 New Stratos cars, using the same design and technology of Michael Stoschek’s iconic car.

The striking design of the New Stratos will follow the lines of its world-famous predecessor offering a new exciting interpretation of the most famous and successful rally car of the past. Its striking design, the engine delivering over 550HP, the specially tuned suspensions and the ideal balance will offer an experience that no other supercar can assure on tight and twisty roads.

The classic and simple car interior will match with a perfect example of efficient and bespoke design by keeping the characteristics of the original car, like the integrated support for the helmets in the doors. Every detail will enhance the soul and the mission of the car: concurring to become an icon, once again.

The cars will be tailor-made into the Road, the GT Rally and the Safari version by MAT at the plant of the Italian car company, before reaching the worldwide markets as an extremely refined supercar to be enjoyed on a daily use as well as on more demanding tracks.

Honored by the new challenge, MAT considers the assignment of the New Stratos production as a recognition for the skill gained by the company over the last few years. From its foundation in 2014, MAT has been involved in 4 different projects for the design, development and built of hypercars and racing prototypes, becoming an exclusive reality in the Italian automotive world.

Talking about Michael Stoschek

Michael Stoschek is Chairman of the Brose Group. Under his management the company, founded by his grandfather Max Brose, has evolved from being a national manufacturer to one of the leading manufacturers in mechatronic components and systems for automobile bodies. Michael Stoschek has been the best-known German driver of historic rally cars in international sport for years and was in 2006 European Rally Champion on vehicles built up to 1975.

Brose is the fifth largest automotive supplier worldwide in family ownership with more than 25.000 employees in 23 countries. Every second, a new vehicle worldwide is equipped with at least one Brose product of mechatronics.

The agreement with Manifattura Automobili Torino has been welcomed by Michael Stoschek “as a tribute to passionate car enthusiasts who will be able to experience how the successor of the most fascinating rally car from the ‘70es still sets the bar for design and performance today”.

Talking about Paolo Garella and Manifattura Automobili Torino

Paolo Garella is the founder of Manifattura Automobili Torino.

After a few years by Goodyear International Technical Center in Luxembourg, where he became soon involved in advanced testing and vehicle dynamic projects that reached a peak with the construction of the Mireval wet-handling circuit, he returned to Italy and was involved in racing and advanced innovative hybrid and electric vehicle projects.

He then carried on his career by Pininfarina where he managed the development of hundreds of one-offs, up to become the Responsible for Special Projects Division.

In 2014 Paolo Garella founded Manifattura Automobili Torino in which he gathered some of the best automotive professionals to complete the development of the SCG003C, CS and S cars, the P4/5 Competizione M-III, the Apollo Intensa Emozione.

In early 2018 Paolo Garella and his company MAT have been licensed to manufacture a limited series of New Stratos.

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