Geneva: Spania GTA Spano packs 900 hp, acres of carbon fiber

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Spania GTA Spano

Spania landed at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show with its GTA Spano. The latest take on the company’s supercar packs a 900 horsepower twin-turbocharged 8.4-liter V10 with a similarly impressive 737 pound-feet of torque. With just 2,976 pounds to move around, that big mill has no trouble hustling the car to speed. Spania says the GTA Spano can blink to 62 miles per hour in under 3 seconds and knock out a top speed of 217 miles per hour thanks in part to a 7-speed sequential gearbox.

Engineers managed to keep weight at bay thanks to plenty of carbon fiber. In addition to comprising all of the exterior bodywork, the composite joins a titanium honeycomb and Kevlar to make up the vehicle’s monocoque. Stopping duty falls on the shoulder of a set of AP Racing carbon-ceramic brakes pressed by six-piston calipers. There’s no word on how much this creation will cost you, but we’re betting it’s more than a few piggies worth of pennies. Scroll down for the full press release.

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