British retro sports car dedicated to the era of jet engines

British retro sports car dedicated to the era of jet engines

March 7, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

At the Geneva Motor Show, the debut of the ultra-limited version of the retro sports car Speedback from the British manufacturer David Brown Automotive was held. The model, called Silverstone and dedicated to the era of jet engines, will be released in an amount of 10 copies.

The novelty is based on the Jaguar XKR coupe. The power frame and body panels are made of aluminum. Under the hood of the Speedback, a 5.0-liter V8 engine with a drive supercharger is installed. Power – 601 horsepower and 766 Nm of torque. The engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission.

The first 100 km/h Speedback Silverstone Edition accelerate in 4.3 seconds. The maximum speed of the machine is limited by electronics at 250 kilometers per hour.

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The interior trim of the sports car uses aged leather, alcantara and a special fabric of melange yarn, created by Italian designer Giulio Rudolfo. Decorative panels are made of frosted chrome and scorched veneer of Makassar ebony.

The equipment Speedback Silverstone Edition includes seats with electric and heated, lenticular LED optics, 20-inch wheels. Painting a sports car in the exclusive color of Fly By Night takes eight weeks.

Speedback Silverstone Edition will be available in left and right-hand drive at a price of 620 000 pounds sterling.

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