Saleen car S7

Saleen S 7 supercar

The latest Saleen car S7 is one of the iconic US muscle supercars with a timeless design and breathtaking performance. It was created 10 years ago but the vehicle can compete most of the contemporary supercars.

Saleen S 7 supercar

The heart of Saleen S7 is a 7.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine, delivering an impressive 750 horsepower. The powertrain of the Saleen car is mated to a manual six-speed longitudinal transaxle. The US athlete accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in only 3.2 seconds. The S7 sprints with a top speed of 248mph.

The breathtaking performance has been achieved through the use of cutting-edge technology and innovative components. The super fast US Saleen car wears an ultra-light ADV5.2 Track Spec SL wheels with a titanium nameplate that measure 19×9.5 inches at front and 20×12 at the rear. The chassis of the of Saleen S7 is constructed of tube steel and aluminum honeycomb sheet.

The design of the Saleen supercar is inspired by McLaren F1 and McLaren GTR aerodynamic shapes. In fact, the vehicle S7 is developed primarily for track.

The Saleen car S7 is priced at $375,000.

Vencer Sarthe Supercar

The final production version of the Dutch supercar Vencer Sarthe is confirmed. The premiere of the vehicle is planned to be at the prestigious Salon Privé show. The prototype of the Vencer Sarthe was revealed at Monaco auto soloon.

Vencer Sarthe

Exterior

Many design features of the handmade sports car have been inspired by McLaren F1 and sports cars from the “80. The 2-seater car features a lightweight,  strong and rigid chassis. It has a hybrid space frame made out of high grade tubular steel, with chrome-molybdenum safety structure and rear sub-frame. The floor of the supercar has an aluminium honeycomb structure.

Dutch engineers have achieved a light weight and impressive safety by using carbon panels.

Vencer Sarthe

Engine and power

The Dutch supercar is powered by a mid-mounted V8 engine pumping out 510 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque at 4,700 rpm. The Sarthe sprints to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds with a top speed of 202.5 mph. The engine is matched to a 6-speed transaxle gearbox. The Vencer Sarthe has a weight distribution balance of 45% front and 55% at the rear.

Interior

The luxurious ambience inside the car have been achieved by using high-end technology and cutting-edge styling. The main interior highlights are: leather sports seats, LCD screen in the middle of the dashboard, electric windows, in-car entertainment, and central locking.

The Duch manufacturer plans to produce the Vencer Sarthe car in a very limited number.

Vencer Sarthe Technical Specifications

Body panels: CarbonChassis& Hybrid space frame

Engine
V8 mid-engine
Maximum Power (bhp/kW) : 510 / 375 at 6000rpm
Maximum Torque (Nm/lb/ft) : 650 / 480 at 4700rpm
Gearbox : 6-speed Manual gearbox with limited slip differential
Clutch : twin-plate 240mm

Suspension
Double Wishbone front and rear
Front Brakes (disc mm / caliper) : 385 mm / 8 piston
Rear Brakes (disc mm / cailper) : 385mm / 6 piston
Front wheel/tyres : Cast aluminium 8,5J / 245/35/19 Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
Rear wheel/tyres : Cast aluminium 11J / 295/30/20 Vredestein Ultrac Vorti

Dimensions
Weight : 1390 Kg
Weight distribution : 45% / 55%
Wheelbase : 2791 mm
Length : 4515 mm
Width : 1984 mm
Height : 1190 mm
Fuel capacity : 55 L

Performance
Top Speed : 326 km/h
Acceleration 0-100 km/h : 3,8 s

McLaren F1 LM prototype

The McLaren F1 LM prototype is a production version of the McLaren F1 Le Mans-winning F1 GTR. The supercar boasts 680 horsepower coming from a 6.1-liter BMW V12 engine. The powertrain is without air restrictors. The car is fitted with an all new aerodynamics and gearbox. Compared to the standard F1, the LM prototype features almost 50 hp extra power. The F1 LM accelerates from 0 to 100 mph in 11.5 seconds.

McLaren F1 LM

The lightweight prototype wears 18 inch magnesium wheels that are lighter than the standard F1. The McLaren F1 LM prototype is finished in Papaya Orange, the same color used on F1and Can Am racing cars

The McLaren F1 LM was on display at the Geneva International Motor Show.

McLaren F1 LM

McLaren F1 LM

McLaren F1 LM

McLaren F1 LM

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