13 exotic cars seen at the auto show in New York
JOEL LEMAY/QMI AGENCY
Friday, 30 march 2018 12:55
Friday, 30 march 2018 12:55
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The world firsts in the auto show in New York, it is all well and good, but what we want to see, this is what makes us dream.
Bentley Continental Supersports
Only convertible of this list, the Bentley Continental Supersports is an authentic sports car. His immense W12 enables it to reach 100 km/h in as little as 3.9 seconds. The foot at the bottom, she propels its driver up to 330 km/h.
It is not common that a sedan be considered exotic. Even less when it comes to a plug-in hybrid. Yet, it is the case of the Karma Revero. In all-electric mode, it can travel up to 80 kilometers. In short, the battery life is slightly less than that of the… Chevrolet Volt. However, the Karma Revero develops 981 pound-feet of torque, which is sensational.
A Corvette among the exotic, it is possible. The new ZR1 is a place to cut that are worth many times more expensive. Its V8 6.2 L develops all the same 755-horsepower, which makes the Corvette the most powerful built to date.
With a production of only 250 copies per year, the exclusivity of the Ford GT is ensured. Despite the fact that it is powered by a V6 Ecoboost 3.5 L, it will leave you breathless, reaching 96 km/h in 2.9 seconds.
Nissan Formula E
This winter, Nissan has announced that it would participate in the season 2018 in the championship of Formula electrical. Given the scandal surrounding the passage of the motor racing series to Montreal last summer, we won’t have the chance to see this new single-seater and race it in the streets of the city centre. We will have to settle… Cup Nissan Micra.
Perched on the bridge of the booth of BMW, the M1 Procar was doomed to the track. In 1979 and 1980, she was part of a series that followed the circus of the Formula 1 and was used as a race support at the end of week Grand Prize.
Porsche 911 GT3 RS Weissach
Unveiled during the auto show in Geneva, Porsche 911 GT3 RS has also been presented at the New York show. To optimize performance, the lightness is often the key, and that Porsche is aware of this. The Stuttgart manufacturer offers a edition Weissach reduced weight of 18 kg compared to the GT3 RS conventional.
For this edition of the auto show in New York, Koenigsegg was also present with two vehicles as spectacular as the other one : Agera RS and Regera. Recall that the Agera RS has more or less crashed a speed record which was previously set by Bugatti and his Chiron.
Unveiled a few weeks ago in Geneva, the C_Two is the second model of the manufacturer-Croatian. Its four electric motors to develop an exceptional power : 1914-horsepower and 1696 lb-ft.
A sport utility vehicle can be exotic. This is the feat that has been successful Lamborghini with its Urus. Under its hood, we find a V8 4.0 L twin-turbo original Porsche. It crosses the barrier of 100 km/h in as little as 3.6 seconds.
Bugatti is synonymous with the exotic and this is not new. On the occasion of this exhibition in new york, the manufacturer of French origin, has presented a scaled-down version of his Chiron, the Sport. Lighter than 18 kg that the Chiron regular, she can even boast of being equipped with a wiper made of carbon fiber.
Pagani Huayra BC
At the booth of the manufacturer of brakes, Brembo, there was the beautiful decor : a Pagani Huayra BC. Italian, this constructor makes a call to Mercedes-Benz for its engines, as is the case with this supercar powered by a V12. Of course, it is equipped with discs Brembo at all four corners.
Marketed from 1966 to 1973, the Miura was the first supercar of Lamborghini. Mechanically, it was evidence of innovation, thanks to its V12 engine placed transversely in a central position back.
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