The Gecko Goes Electric: Wiesmann Project Thunderball Continues The Botique German Automaker's Neo-Retro Flair - gallery

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  • The Gecko Goes Electric: Wiesmann Project Thunderball Continues The Botique German Automaker's Neo-Retro Flair
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  • The Gecko Goes Electric: Wiesmann Project Thunderball Continues The Botique German Automaker's Neo-Retro Flair
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  • The Gecko Goes Electric: Wiesmann Project Thunderball Continues The Botique German Automaker's Neo-Retro Flair
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  • The Gecko Goes Electric: Wiesmann Project Thunderball Continues The Botique German Automaker's Neo-Retro Flair
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    Remember Wiesmann? The boutique German automaker that was renowned for putting together some pretty bonkers coupes and roadsters
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    They were well known in Europe for their tail-happy sportscars that used engines from the BMW M Division
  • The Gecko Goes Electric: Wiesmann Project Thunderball Continues The Botique German Automaker's Neo-Retro Flair
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    They went bankrupt in 2014, but were thankfully saved by a couple of British investors
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    They're now making a comeback, but this time, they're ditching the Bavarian heart for a pair of electric motors
  • The Gecko Goes Electric: Wiesmann Project Thunderball Continues The Botique German Automaker's Neo-Retro Flair
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    Now one of the most striking aspects of any Wiesmann is its neo-retro styling
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    The vertical grille, short overhangs and long hood are design elements which harks back to the classic British sportscars of the 50's and the 60's
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    Since they're a bespoke automaker that put together just a handful of cars
  • The Gecko Goes Electric: Wiesmann Project Thunderball Continues The Botique German Automaker's Neo-Retro Flair
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    The interior is second to none with a good dose of carbon fiber, leather
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    While the instrument panel is all-digital, you've got these traditional gauges to retain the sport appeal of a true sportscar
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    Moving on to the performance, the 83kWh battery sends power to two electric motors that have a combined output of 680 hp and 811 lb-ft of torque
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    0-62 mph? Just 2.9 seconds. Thanks in part to its uber light carbon fiber and aluminum body of 3747 pounds
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    The Thunderball has support for a voltage of 800 volts and a maximum charging capacity of 300 kW and has a claimed WLTP range of 500 km or 310 miles
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    So the Gecko is back, and this time with a bang. The new Thunderball will be put together at the automaker's facility in Dürmen, Germany
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    While it is open for orders, pricing is yet to be announced. It is also unclear if it will make it to the States. Swipe up to read more.
  • The Gecko Goes Electric: Wiesmann Project Thunderball Continues The Botique German Automaker's Neo-Retro Flair
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  • The Gecko Goes Electric: Wiesmann Project Thunderball Continues The Botique German Automaker's Neo-Retro Flair
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  • The Gecko Goes Electric: Wiesmann Project Thunderball Continues The Botique German Automaker's Neo-Retro Flair
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