New 1233-horsepower hypercar Czinger 21C showed in LondonMarch 11, 2020
California-based startup company Czinger unveiled its 21C hybrid hypercar – promising that three more models will be released.
We were presented with a completely new, hybrid gasoline hybrid car whose task is to compete with race cars such as the McLaren Speedtail and the upcoming Aston Martin Valkyrie. Production will be strictly limited to only 80 models, and each will cost from 2.5 to 3.5 million dollars.
The California startup brand is run by Kevin Chinger, an entrepreneur who runs a technology development company for daily work. During the development of 21C, the company filed more than 350 patents related to the project, and almost all hypercar technologies were developed and manufactured on its own.
21C is loaded with unique 3D printing components. For example, wishbones and suspension struts are printed using a biological pattern that uses the least amount of material to provide maximum strength – which, according to Chinger, is similar to how muscle and plant fibers develop in nature.
Combine these new construction methods with an ultra-light aluminum and carbon fiber chassis, and the 21C can lift up to 1233 kg. Thus, it has a power-to-weight ratio of 1: 1 and an impressive array of performance indicators.
The engine is a 2.88-liter twin-turbocharged V8 that can run on carbon-neutral, bio-methanol fuel. In addition, somewhat unusual for a start-up company, the device was developed entirely within the company. It generates 950 hp. independently, which, according to Chinger, makes him “the world’s most powerful motor.”
The internal combustion engine is currently transmitting power to the rear wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox, although the company’s technical director, John Ganner, said it could be replaced on production versions. It is supported by a pair of 150 hp electric motors. on the front axle, the maximum return of which is 1233 hp
Another feature of Czinger Automotive is that, unlike most recent manufacturers of hypercars with more than 1000 hp, the company does not count on customer deposits in order to raise the necessary funds for the development of the car. Project 21C was personally funded by Kevin Chinger and a select group of wealthy colleagues who raised funds to develop the car before the creation of the first prototypes.
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