After 15 years of racing experience in various leagues with Spania GTA Competición, team director Domingo Ochoa wanted to pursue his goal of bringing a Spanish sports car into production. On April 29th, 2009, After five years in development, the GTA Spano was first presented to a select group at L'Hemisfèric in the City of Arts and Sciences, Valencia. This pre-production model used an 8.3 L supercharged Viper V10 engine, rated at 780 PS (574 kW) and 920 N⋅m (679 lb⋅ft) of torque on regular pump gas and up to 820 PS (603 kW) on E85 biofuel.
The GTA Spano was first displayed to the public at the 2010 Top Marques Monaco exhibition. It was displayed with the same specifications as the previous year's prototype.