Bizzarrini Manta Concept 

  • built in Italy
  • 1968
  • 355 HP 5.4L
The Manta is remarkable as it was built up from an ex-Le Mans racer and it is one of the first cars the world to use a triple seat arrangement.
Unfortunately Giotto Bizzarrini nor Giorgetto Giugiaro can remember exactly which chassis was sourced for the Manta.

Data points Key details of the Bizzarrini Manta Concept

Number built

Manta Concept
1 car
300 cars


Manta Concept
355 HP
987 HP

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Bizzarrini Manta Concept
An extremely compact car, the Manta is only 13.6 feet long and its maximum height does not exceed 41.5 inches.
The resultant turquoise show car was first shown Pebble Beach Concours, where original details such as the orange engine vents could be admired once again.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Bizzarrini
Type of car Concept car
Year 1968
Number built 1 car


Drivetrain Longitudinal Rear Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Maximum hp 355 HP @ 5,800 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 5,359 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 11.1:1
Bore/stroke 4 in / 3.25 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Width 73 in
Height 41.3 in
Length 162.6 in
Front track width 57.9 in
Wheelbase 98.4 in
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