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Ford EcoBoost powered Vuhl 05 supercar


The Vuhl 05 race inspired sports car is officially unveiled. At a price of £55,000 (plus tax, plus shipping), the vehicle is fitted with a 2.0 litre EcoBoost engine offering 285 hp and 2013 lb/ft torque. Acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph is achieved in 3.7 seconds while a top speed is pegged at 245 kmph.

VUHL 05 (27)The race inspired Vuhl 05 weighs a total of 1,530 pounds and will feature a Brembo brake system. With an intention to produce 50 such vehicles per year, the fits lot of 20 will be seen sitting on large 17” wheels at the front and 18” wheels at the rear while standard models will have on size smaller wheels. Scheduled to make its presence felt at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed, the first 50 units will be seen in a matte silver exterior paint.

Main bodies will be fabricated in Canada while actual production will be completed at the company’s Mexico City plant and testing will be undertaken by Michelin in America and handling will be tuned in the UK. Initially to be on sale in markets of UK and North America, the vehicle will later be available in China and the Middle East. Courtesy Laurent Nivalle, the VUHL 05 media set images certainly speak volumes about this stunner.


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Love for a red car has with experience transformed to a detailed outlook for around the clock news from Nabanita Singha Roy. Starting out as auto blogger in 2009, her inextricable editorial approach guarantees diverse storylines for a widely enthusiastic automotive readership.

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