Puritalia will showcase their eye-catching Berlinetta at an exclusive Salon Privé event in early September. Puritalia Berlinetta was showcased at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. This hybrid sports car managed to create flutter with its stunning design and performance specs. When it comes to development of high-performance hybrid, it is not often when we get o see small car manufacturers. However, Puritalia managed to deliver it with Berlinetta.
Powering the Puritalia Berlinetta hybrid sports car is 5.0-liter V8 unit that offers 730hp. It is paired with an arial flux electric motor that provides an additional 212hp and 370 Nm of torque. Combined output of Puritalia Berlinetta is 951hp and 1,248 Nm of torque. Engine of Berlinetta is mated with seven-speed transmission with paddle shifters. Puritalia claims that hybrid sports car is able to accelerate 0 to 62mph in 2.9 seconds before hitting top speed of 208 mph. All electric driving range of the vehicle is up to 12.4 miles.
Autocar reports that apart from premiering this highly anticipated sports car, company is also going to announce its plan to sell the vehicle in right-and drive markets such as the UK and Australia. Chief Executive and founder of Puritalia Paolo Parente said that they are thrilled to present Berlinetta for the first time in UK at this year’s Salon Privé. Terrfic response received by UK fans goes onto prove that British motor culture still appreciates traditional skills and craftsmanship. More can be said about this hybrid sports car in few weeks’ time.