Dallara Stradale Puts On A Show In The Hands of Dario Franchitti

The 2019 edition of the Goodwood Festival of Speed was probably the most exciting one yet. Several cars hosted their world premiere during the event, whereas others made their dynamic debut.

Being almost two years old, the Dallara Stradale did none of the above. It was, however, driven up the hill by none other than four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti, so it deserves some more attention, as this is one of the most exciting things on four wheels that money can buy.

Also Watch: Chris Harris (And The Stig) See What The Dallara Stradale Is Made Of

With a starting price of €155,000 (equal to almost $174,000), it’s not a car for everyone. However, it doesn’t pretend to be one, as its targeted customer is a track-day enthusiast, or perhaps a former pro-racing driver who wants to relive the old days in a model that tips the scales just 855 kg (1,885 lbs). It simply sticks to the tarmac, especially with the optional rear wing that provides it with a whopping 820 kg (1,808 lbs) of downforce at 280 km/h (174 mph).

The Ford-sourced 2.3-liter EcoBoost four is connected to a 6-speed manual or automated-manual transmission. It develops 400 PS (394 hp / 294 kW) and 500 Nm (369 lb-ft) of torque, which rockets it to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.25 seconds, a few tenths of a second slower than a Lamborghini Huracan Evo, but quicker than the rear-wheel drive version of the Italian supercar.

 

  • SteersUright

    This thing looks like a magnificently fun sports car. But, the other half of what makes sports cars appealing is beautiful design and an epic engine sound, of which this has neither. I like it but I don’t love it.

    • Matt

      This isn’t really a ‘sports car’, it’s a track car. Beautiful design isn’t required for a track car. What is important is performance and aerodynamics.

      • SteersUright

        Disagree. A “track car” is something akin to the upcoming Ford GT for $1.2 that is NOT street legal. They went to great lengths to make this car streetable and therefore this is a track-worthy sports car.

    • as my grand pa would say… what do you care how it looks? When you’re in it you don’t see it! 🙂

  • Sharron Rowland

    You can easily leave your ordinary 9 to 5 job and then commence gaining check monthly approx 12000$ working from home. Let’s be real, no matter where you’re doing work from, you’re still doing exactly that: working. While working at home you might have Flexible daily routine – you can take breaks anytime, feel absolutely no rush to hang up on your friends while they call, and eat meal at any weird time you really want, Forget about crowds and heavy traffic – Absolutely no stuffing yourself into a rickety transportation tube, having people scuff your brand new shoes, or walking behind agonizingly slow individuals who apparently don’t know what a straight line is, Much more time with loved ones -Take good care of a sick significant other at your home, be ready for kids earlier in the daytime, get extra snuggles in with your doggo, or simply just have some quiet time to yourself! Test it out, what it is about… SHOWPIECEEDUCATOR.AN-ERSTER-STELLE.DE

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