Dallara Stradale: light and strong
Varano de Melegari (Italy), 16. November 2017
The Name Dallara is so far, especially Motorsport Fans. In 1972, Gian Paolo Dallara founded his own company and made a name for himself as a successful Chassis supplier for the formula 3 and the GP2 series. Also in the development of the KTM X-Bow Dallara had his fingers in the game. After years of Waiting and many rumors, the Italians for the first time, a road model under its own name.
More body on request
Dallaras the first street car, is, appropriately, the "Stradale" (Italian for street), a Speedster with a carbon-fiber housing, the mutated accessories for the coupe. The base model comes without doors, but it can be through the installation of a windshield easily, in a Roadster transformed. By the further addition of a T-frame, the Stradale is changed in a Targa, while the Assembly of two doors makes the Transformation of the car in a coupe perfectly. In addition, Dallara provides the buyers the opportunity to get to the Stradale with a rear wing to generate a lot of output for days on the race track.
The heart of the Stradale is a turbocharged 2.3-Liter four-cylinder engine with 400 HP and a torque of 500 Newton meters. The power is routed through a standard six-speed manual transmission or an optional automated transmission with paddle shifters to the rear wheels.
A real lightweight
And now the most impressive number: The Dallara Stradale has in its default configuration, thanks to the extensive use of carbon fiber and composite materials, the dry materials weight of 855 pounds. The body panels and the Monocoque are made of carbon fiber. With regard to the services, in 3.25 seconds from zero to 100 km/h, the maximum speed is 280 km/h In fifth gear, the Stradale needs 3.5 seconds to get from 80 km/h to 120 km/h. 8.5 seconds for the Sprint from 100 km/h to 200 km/h. With the optional rear wing produces the car at a maximum speed of more than 820 kilograms of downforce.
Not a cheap fun
Supposedly the production is limited to 600 units to be produced in the next five years. The basic model costs 155.000 euros before local taxes, this includes options such as windshield (carbon fiber frame) for 16.600 Euro, the Targa-roof for 7.700 Euro and the doors to 7.300 euros.(rh)