Do you recall Totem Automobili? It is a is a small-scale manufacturer that announced itself to the world in 2020. The Italian firm unveiled a modernised version of the classic 105 series Alfa Romeo. Except, the newer version carries an electric drivetrain. Totem followed that with a GT Super that boasted an ICE powertrain. This week the company debuts its most extreme creation yet, called the Totem GTAmodificata. The newest is a nod to famous Alfa racers of the late 1960s. The Totem GTAmodificata concept was unveiled ahead of its first public show at this week’s Geneva International Motor Show. 

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The company’s press material reads: When it’s time to race, every single ounce could be the difference amongst victory or defeat. This is why we have thoroughly selected only the essential tools to provide the driver all the technical information needed without burdening the most authentic racing experience.

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Totem was keen to drop the mass of its GT model to make the GTAm live up to its name. GTAm stands for Gran Turismo Alleggerita modificata, which means it’s a lightened and modified version of the GT car. The key figure they worked with was 200. The car’s mass was dropped 200 kg, the body has been widened 200 mm and the new car has 200 hp more than GT derivative.

Like its siblings, the Totem GTAmodificata features a completely new carbon-fibre monocoque. The car’s body is also made from the same lightweight material, as are the custom rims. The net result is that it the car tips the scales at 1 095 kg. The Totem GTAm rides on a completely custom double wishbone suspension system.

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A bespoke 3,2-litre V6 motor powers the retro-looking model. The twin-turbocharged engine delivers peak power of 595 kW at a screaming 8 300 r/min. A six-speed sequential transmission sends power to the rear wheels after passing through a limited-slip differential. Totem says the car will blast from rest to 100 km/h in 2,6 seconds and has a top speed of over 300 km/h.

Totem says it will only build five of these race replicas. The price of all this carbon-fibre Italian goodness is €1,1m, or just over R23m using today’s forex rate – MAMMA MIA.