The De Tomaso Vallelunga was a mid-engined, rear-wheel drive sports car produced by De Tomaso from 1964 to 1968.
The model is named De Tomaso Vallelunga, after the circuit of the same name on the outskirts of Rome.
The Vallelunga was based on a pressed steel spine frame to which were attached two tubular subframes, one for the radiator at the front and one for the power unit at the rear. These were fitted with A-arms and fully independent spring suspensions with anti-roll bars. The body was made of fibreglass and had aluminium parts. The brakes were disc brakes on all wheels.
De Tomaso Vallelunga specs:
- top speed – 202 km/h
- acceleration to 100 km/h – 7 s
- horsepower – 105 hp
- power density – 150 hp/t
- engine volume – 1497 cm³
- vehicle weight – 700 kg
De Tomaso Vallelunga engine:
Under the bonnet, a 1.5-litre in-line four-cylinder OHV engine from the Ford Cortina, producing 104bhp, was mounted longitudinally in front of the driving rear axle. The 4-speed manual transmission was borrowed from the Volkswagen Beetle and its gears from Hewland.
De Tomaso Vallelunga 0 – 100 (De Tomaso Vallelunga 0 – 60):
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h takes 7 seconds.
De Tomaso Vallelunga top speed:
The top speed reaches 202 kilometres per hour.
De Tomaso Vallelunga interior:
De Tomaso Vallelunga price (De Tomaso Vallelunga for sale):
The car is available from $340000.