Beck Engineering & Composits GmbH is a Swiss manufacturing company specialising in producing outstanding super sports cars. It has released the following press realease:
Beck Engineering & Composits GmbH from Muri near Berne in Switzerland is presenting an exciting new product at the luxury motor show in Vienna: On 10 January 2007 the new Beck LM 800 will be shown to the world’s public for the first time.
The company is a small Swiss manufacturer that has specialised in the (...)
Bizzarrini Ghepardo GTS 4.4V
In 2001 Bizzarrini was overtaken by newly founded VGM Motors. In 2005 this company presented its Bizzarrini prototype at Geneva Autoshow. In 2006 this car renamed to Ghepardo GTS 4.0V and it may be presented at this year Geneva Autoshow as a prodction car. This car is powered by 4000cc V8, producing 401 kW and 470Nm @ 7500rpm.
Dimenions: Lenght: 4670 mm Width: 2003 mm Heigth: 1230 mm Wheelbase: 2852 mm
Max speed: 350 km/h
0-100 km/h: 3.9s
Pictures: VGM (...)
Another world premiere at Autosport International is Roadrazer from Denmark. This is brand new trackday oriented oneseater. It is powered by Suzuki Hayabusa 1300cc engine which produces aprox. 180hp. Roadrazer weights only 300 kg (!) so power to weight ratio is amazing 600hp/ton!. It is because the aluminiun and carbonfiber are the main materials in this car.
Dimensions: Length: 3420 mm Width 1800 mm Height: 1170 mm Wheelbase: 2280 (...)
Autosport International is opening its doors today so there is report about one of the best world premieres in this show. Its is a new racecar from GTM. The Midlands company is celebrating its 40th anniversary and introduces brand new model named the 40TR at AI. This two seater is powered by 2 litre Type R Honda engine which produces about 220hp, lets 40TR to reach 60mph in 3.5 seconds and topspeed over 150mph. GTM also intents to develop biofuel run version as well. This vehicle is pure (...)
Cirbin VT-Rod is a brand new three-wheeler which was launched at 2006 Sema Show. This car is powered by Harley-Davidson V-Twin 1130 cc engine which develops 110 HP, 47 lb.ft of torque and drives the rear wheel. The car is 82 inches wide, 11 feet long and 42 inches high. VT-Rod is being offered as a kit car with base kit price at 19,995 $ and as a turnkey vehicle for 37,995 $.
Pictures: Cirbin (...)
The FVT (Fuel Vapor Technologies) is a Canadian company which presented its ultraeconomical three-wheeler “alé” for the first time at 2006 SEMA Show. The “alé” has front wheels drive what enables the car to perform at a superb level, particularly in cornering, with the car easily pulling 1.7 g’s in corners during track testing on street tires.
They released the following press release:
Fuel Vapor Technologies has developed what could be the highest mileage car in North America – by a long shot. (...)
The German retro style coupe Gonswa RP1 was presented at the Essen Motor Show 2005 for the first time. This vehicle is powered by BMW Z3 engine producing 193-321 HP. The car designer and company’s Roland Automobile owner Roland Gonswa intends to produce only 2 example of these vehicles a year. Estimated price is 39000 €.
SDR Sportscars is going to introduce their brand new three-seater soon. The mid-engined car is named V-Storm and will be powered by Aprilia 1000cc Mille R engine producing 143 bhp at 8000 rpm.
Estimated weight is about 500 kg, so power-to-weight ratio is about 286bhp/ton, 0-60mph is under 5 seconds and top speed 142mph. This three-seater will be offered as kit car as well with starter kit at around (...)
Swiss company Weber Sportscars which has 18 years experience in the manufacturing of automotive components is going to unveil self-designed still unnamed supercar. This brand new supercar will be extremely lightweight (estimated weight is 1100 kg) and ultra fast vehicle. The body will be fully made from carbon while the chassis from high-strength airplane aluminium (weights only 65 kg!).
This ultracar will be powered by mid-mounted 7.2-liter V8 supercharged engine. The company still does (...)