The Raven GT Is An NFT Concept Car That Deserves To Exist In The Real World
The sleek V-12 coupe has the potential to be a smash hit, with the ideal ingredients of a modern day gentleman’s expressby Khris Bharath, on
What you’re looking at is a digital mock-up of a stunning coupe dubbed the Raven GT. This is an NFT concept car designed and envisioned by Raven Cars, a newly established company that wants to tap into the world of Blockchain and NFTs.
Raven Cars are a company that designs and develops NFT concept cars in their very own in-house style. Their designers use state-of-the-art software to come up with these stunning shapes and forms that will most likely attract car lovers who want a slice of the action in the crypto space as well. Their main premise is to offer value and a status symbol in the DeFi community with not just supercars but also future hypercars.
Should it ever exist in real life, the Raven GT wouldn't look out of place in the posh parts of Saint-Tropez or Beverly Hills
Let’s talk design. While the initial process of a digital render may be similar to what you’d see at a traditional automaker or design house, I’m afraid that is where things come to a halt at Raven. They don’t go further with creating an actual clay model. (P.s. I secretly wish they did)
As for the way it looks, it truly is a masterpiece, isn’t it? It has the classic proportions of a front-engined rear-wheel-drive coupe. It in fact reminded me of thePïech GT, yes that all-electric coupe from Germany. Now while that car was far softer, the Raven GT is very aggressive with numerous cuts, creases, and haunches. I’d be lying if I said I don’t see a hint of Jaguar F-Type, Alfa 8C,, and even a dash of the current Supra in the overall form.
You’ve got some fantastic design details scattered throughout the bodywork, be it the studs on the grille, what appears like perforations on the hood, the sleek lights, or the cameras in place of wing mirrors.
The satin silver finish (liquid chrome) for the paint, further adds to the visual drama. They contrast rather well against the blacked-out 20+ inch wheels and the red brake calipers. Apart from liquid chrome, you also have the option of Chrome Orange, Morning Frost, Scandal Green, and Open Sea.
|Car body type||Coupe|
|Number of Doors||3|
|Number of Seats||2|
|Brakes Front||Self-ventilated discs|
|Rear Brakes||Self-ventilating discs|
|Weight / Power Value||4.26 lbs/ hp|
Our vision is to accelerate NFT adoption as a valuable investment in the blockchain and as a status symbol in the Web 3.0 generation - Raven Cars
It’s not all show and no go. The folks at Raven have imagined the GT with some biblical numbers and specs. The aggressive aero and the vertical windshield wiper should be enough to tell you that the Raven GT is built for speed. Nothing but a V-12 will do.
Those twelve cylinders will send 789 horsepower and 529 pound-feet of torque to the rear wheels with 0-62 mph in 2.9 seconds and a top speed in excess of 211 mph. At just 3362 pounds, carbon fiber will obviously play an imperative role in helping the Raven GT get to those insane speeds with ease.
|Power supply||Direct Injection|
|Maximum power||800 PS or 789 bhp or 588 kW @ 8500 rpm|
|Maximum torque||718 Nm or 529 lb.ft @ 7000 rpm|
|Gearbox||7-speed Automatic Transmission relations|
|Maximum Speed:||211 + mph|
|Acceleration (0 to 62 mph)||2.9 s|
To Sum It Up
Now as for pricing, it still isn’t clear as to how many Raven GTs will come out of this project, but with people paying millions for some crazy NFTs out there, I can’t see why a car/crypto lover would not want to merge his or her passion for both with this stunning GT. It is a classic case of demand vs supply.
Rarity will be the key driving factor for the price. But given how stunning this concept is to not just look at, but also the specs in question, I do wish that it can someday exist in the real world.