The 2024 Kimera EVO37 is a restomod automobile that takes its inspiration from the legendary Lancia 037 rally automotive. Designed and constructed by Kimera Automobili in Italy, every Kimera EVO37 is a bespoke creation tailor-made to its proprietor’s preferences. The transformation course of begins with an authentic donor automotive from the previous, which is then up to date utilizing the most recent expertise and engineering from the automotive business.
The Kimera EVO37 is supplied with a 2.1-liter four-cylinder engine that options each turbocharging and supercharging, delivering a powerful output of over 500 horsepower and 406 lb-ft (550 Nm) of torque. Notably, this engine was developed with the assistance of Claudio Lombardi, the engineer accountable for crafting the engines used within the authentic Lancia 037 rally automobiles. Energy is transmitted to the rear wheels by means of a six-speed handbook transmission. Moreover, the entire automotive’s physique panels are constructed from carbon fiber, a departure from the unique 037 which used fiberglass panels.
With solely 37 examples anticipated to be made and a really excessive price ticket does this Lancia 037 restomod actually dwell as much as the enduring Group B rally automotive of the early Eighties? Thomas and James from Throttle House are to right here to seek out out for us!