In times of crisis imagination and passion for
technology and innovation, the small manufacturer
Aspid Cars dreams gives us his new prototype,
GT-21 Invictus, a concept car which provides the basis
a super sports car 450 hp, four-seater
only 990 kg. Are we witnessing the ‘Lotus
Spanish’? We checked.
Asp and IFR Automotive, Maybe this brand and this automotive engineering company do not seem a lot, but fortunately everything indicates that over the next few years will grab a lot of news headlines. The latest creation Asp by the name of GT-21 Invictus, a sports spectacular four seats in configuration 2 + 2.
It is not the first prototype created by Aspid Cars. In 2008, He presented in the London Motor Show he sporty two-seater Super Sport. Now, with the GT-21 Invictus Aspid It takes a step forward to show lightweight sports, aggressive aspect and dimensions more generous than its predecessor. It has a length of 4,447 mm by 1,902 mm wide and 1,226 mm high, while the wheelbase is at 2,560 mm.
We have already commented that the lightness It is one of the main keys Aspid GT-21 Invictus. In its construction, it has intervened the best of both worlds: motorsport and the aeronautics. Conveniently combined with the use of new materials such as alloys aluminum high strength, new steels lightweight and high rigidity composite (A synthetic material made of resins), Aspid Cars announced with great fanfare that the empty weight of GT-21 Invistus It is below the ton, specifically 990 kg.
Aspid Cars is a small sports brand created by Ignacio Fernández Rodríguez and engineering company IFR Automotive. Its creator has extensive experience in the automotive sector. In fact, in the past was closely linked to the exciting world of racing and racing through their work Seat Sport, Prodrive and Mitsubishi Ralliart at WRC (World Rally Championship).
The engine that drives this jewel of engineering is BMW source. Under futuristic bodywork, Aspid GT-21 Invictus hides a V8 4361 cm3 of 450 hp at 8,300 rpm, while the maximum torque is declared 44.86 mkg at 3,900 rpm. This whole arsenal of anger moves to the rear wheels through two types of transmission: An automatic gearbox double clutch seven-speed or a manual six-speed gearbox, the driver finally will be to choose one or another option.
With this mechanical basis, benefits official declared for the Aspid GT-21 Invictus they fall short of the best sports moment with a maximum speed exceeding 300 km / h, an acceleration of 0 to 100 km / h in less than 3 seconds and a sprint from 0 to 200 km / h in 10.6 seconds. It is not bad, no?
Aspid Cars It has announced that it is close to reaching an agreement with several international investors to continue developing this dream car and then start manufacturing. In fact, conversations about the exact place where it will occur are already well advanced. A positive and encouraging sign is that manufacturing will create approximately 200 new jobs. So, when you could put on sale Aspid GT-21 Invictus? Early estimates indicate that it will in 2014 when we can see on the roads around the world.
Type: V8 at 90
Displacement: 4,361 cm3
Power: 450 hp at 8,300 rpm
Torque: 44.86 mkg at 3,900 rpm
Change: automatic dual-clutch 7-speed / manual 6-speed
DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT AND CAPABILITIES
Length / width / height (mm): 4,447 / 1,902 / 1,226
Battle (mm): 2560
Dry weight: 990 kg
Fuel tank: 72 liters
Porter: 275 liters
Maximum speed: 305 km / h
Acceleration 0-100 km / h: -3 seconds
Acceleration 0-160 km / h: 6.8 seconds
Acceleration 0-200 km / h: 10.6 seconds
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