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1978 Osella PA8

1978 Osella PA8

1978 Osella PA8

The PA8 was built after several successful years of building racecars for the FIA 2-liter class. Built out of Italy this small volume manufacturer took on the best that Lola and Chevron could produce.

Our feature example, chassis 096, was campaigned by Fabio Stradella in many European hillcimbs.

The car was raced and developed in the 1990s.

In Detail

type Racing Car
built at Italy
engine BMW M12/7B Inline-6
position Front, Longitudinal
aspiration Natural
power 223.7 kw / 300 bhp
bhp/weight 508.47 bhp per tonne
redline 9500
curb weight 590 kg / 1300 lbs
transmission Hewland LGA 5-Speed Manual