New Wiesmann sports car promises to be the fastest and most powerful model of the brandSeptember 17, 2019
Such a high-performance sports car, announced at the end of August, will be equipped with a BMW M engine. And its exterior will be made in the spirit of the brand’s traditional design with a drop-shaped radiator grill and rounded shapes.
The German company Wiesmann shared an intriguing teaser for the new sports car. It is reported that the first Wiesmann model in six years, which is known as Project Gecko, will receive an eight-cylinder BMW M engine. Most likely, it will be a 4.4-liter power unit S63 from the current M5 and M8. On versions with the “Competition” prefix, such an engine demonstrates a return of 625 hp. A couple of him will make an eight-speed automatic from ZF. Drive Type – Rear. Until that moment, the title of the most powerful Wiesmann was carried out by the 2010 GT MF5 model. The 4.4-liter V8 biturbo engine, which produces 555 horsepower and 680 Nm of torque, was responsible for the performance of such a coupe.
The first “100 km/h of such a car gained in just 3.9 seconds. The new sports car will cope with this task faster: the announced acceleration time does not exceed 3.5 seconds. Its maximum speed, according to developers, exceeds the mark of 320 km/h (against 311 km/h in the GT MF5).
The appearance of the novelty adopted a lot from its predecessors. So, the new Wiesmann sports car will retain the rounded body, traditional for the models of the brand. Other Wiesmann business cards include a drop-shaped radiator grille and spectacular front optics with two round headlights on each side. The novelty will be on the conveyor of the company’s factory in Dülmen, Germany. The launch of production is scheduled for next year.
Recall that earlier our portal talked about the fact that Bugatti created the most powerful hypercar in its history. Under the hood, new products expect to see an 8.0-liter W16 with four turbines, but its power is still kept secret by the manufacturer.
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