Aspid GT-21 Invictus is a sportscar from Spanish automotive manufacturer Aspid, creators of 2008′s IFR Automotive Aspid. Like their previous model, the GT-21 as an open-wheel car. It is powered by a BMW 4.4 litre V8 engine producing 450 horsepower. Because it weighs less than 2,182 pounds (990 kg), the 0–60 miles per hour (0–97 km/h) time is under 3 seconds and it can reach a top speed of 187 mph (301 km/h). Aspid plans to produce 250 models a year.
When you are a force to be reckoned with, fearless and ambitious with it, when you believe in yourself and know your strengths; when you face the future with confidence because you know where you are going and your spirit tells you that you are different from the rest, that is when something comes through that surpasses everything else. The new Aspid GT-21 Invictus.
Light, agile, assertive, versatile and addictive. El GT-21 stands apart, its design is incomparable. It is the first GT Open-wheel 2+2 in history, and is, quite simply something else.
The V8 450hp engine that moves the GT-21’s 965kg powers its occupants into a sublime driving experience that is unique. 0-100 in 3 seconds and 0-200 in 10.6 seconds, it takes bends with 1.6 g. It is built to break records, the GT-21 will take your breath away.
While the GT-21 provides more than enough space for two occupants, it can nevertheless be arranged to provide for two backseat passengers. Kids can enjoy the GT-21 and travel comfortably and adults can make short trips too from time to time.
A boot-size of 275 litres makes the Aspid a perfect GT for those short trips and getaways at the weekend. Its FIA specifications gives the GT-21 status on the racetrack giving the driver unadulterated sensations in the safest of ways.
Meanwhile, in Gotham, Aspid has released this – the GT-21 Invictus. It sounds like a hedge fund, but it’s actually a 450bhp rear-wheel-drive GT that’ll get from 0-60mph in under three seconds, top out at 189mph and pull 1.6g on the skidpad.
Despite the hoofing great BMW-sourced 4.4-litre V8, Aspid’s kept weight to a piffling 989.7kg by using a composite panels and a spaceframe chassis. And they claim that, despite the diminutive mass, there’s accommodation for four actual humans as well as room for modest luggage.
Underneath, there’s a set of clever pushrod dampers, all-aluminium double wishbones, adaptive airbags, stability control and anti-lock brakes.
And that readers, is all the info we have so far. The company hopes to have the Invictus ready for 2014, but there’s no word on pricing either.
Still, sounds promising. Should the Spanish firm drop one on your doormat, where would you drive it?
Source - Aspid Press, topgear.com
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