The Hartung Sparta, powered by a GM 6.6 liter V8 engine with three turbochargers, has an incredible 2,000 Nm of torque and five-speed dual clutch auto transmission. The car, with a finishing of 5mm aluminum and weighing 1,400 kilos, can easily be place amongst the most powerful cars
in the world with a maximum bhp of 1,475, though the top speed for the road version has been restricted to 190 mph. Other body options for the light weight car include 3mm titanium or carbon-zylon composite, both of which are more expensive and lighter. Pneumatic suspension allows the car to be raised from 170 to 300 mm, facilitating ground clearance and off-road driving. The car is fired by a combination of vegetable oil and diesel with three fuel bladders, placed in the front side of the car. The driver seat is positioned in the centre of the car, accommodating three other passengers. An economy switch option allows a cut in the power output to 120kW, thereby reducing fuel consumption to less than 5.0 litres/100 km, depending on the way the car is handled. The car which is yet to be launched has received good response from genuine buyers.
Heffner TT GT
Heffner TT GT, powered by a twin turbo GT offers various car models
in the 100 bhp plus category. The Lambo Gallardo offers 1,200 bhp while the Murielago offers 1,300 bhp and the Dodge Viper, 1,900 bhp. The extremely maddening speed however is offered by the Ford GT Turbo conversion version of the company with a bhp of 2,000 and mileage of 266 mph! The car can accelerate from 0 to 200 mph in 18.9 seconds, compared to a Bugatti Veyron which takes up 26 seconds to go the same distance. All the versions of the Heffner stable are equipped with catalytic converters and a tastefully designed engine compartment, with stainless steel parts and flawless welds. The cars are not just good looking but efficient too though it is priced at a premium.
Launched at the London NPH09 show by Keating Supercars, Keating TKR has been designed to be the fastest car in the world. The British sports car features a twin super-charged 7.0 liter V8 petrol engine, derived from the General Motors LS series (LS7 Chevrolet Corvette). The TKR has a record of traveling at 260.1 mph with a maximum horsepower of 2,000, which is 3 mph faster than the SCC Ultimate Aero and 7 mph more than the Bugatti Veyron. Though the details are not very clear, TKR is said to be powered by a 7.0 liter engine with bhp of 1,800. The good looking car provides handling ease while being exclusive. Keating Supercars expects the car to repeat the same performance to make it to the Guinness Book of World Records as the fastest car.
IAD Land Shark
A product of Intense Automotive Design (IAD), the Land Shark has been inspired by the Mosler MT900 GT XX. The company has shed 551 pounds to launch the Land Shark which produces 2,500 hp with a top speed of 305 mph at 10,000 rpm. The faster version of the car which features an aero body package can reach a top speed of 375 mph, powered by racing fuel. The IAD can accelerate from 0 to 150 mph in 6.7 seconds and reach 250 mph in just 17.5 seconds. The standard car uses four kinds of fuel, petrol, methanol, hydrogen and ethanol, putting it in the category of a hybrid car.
Produced by an all-American team comprising experts in the field of car building and racing parts suppliers, TransStar Racing, the Dagger GT is expected to be positioned amongst the fastest supercars in the world. The car features a 9.4 liter twin turbo mid-engine with 2,500 hp, giving out a mileage of 315 mph. The faster version of the car could even touch 2,700 hp. The car can accelerate from 0-60 mph in less than 1.5 seconds. Built with carbon fiber / aluminum, the Dagger GT has an option to be customized and hand built according the customer specifications. All the race cars of the brand come equipped with a 4130 Chromoly steel frames and roll cages to meet the safety specifications of Bonneville and NHRA.