If you think about it, it's pretty clear that they don't make supercars for the hardcore fanatics. What the companies responsible for creating our dreamcars have in mind today are Chinese millionaires, Russian playboys, and some emission, noise and pedestrian safety regulations. Maybe some retired dentists as well.
Recently, an automotive journalist alleged the builder of the Polish Arrinera supercar appeared to passing off a Lamborghini replicar as its own product, possibly to work a stock-market angle for VENO S.A., an investor in the company. Today, Arrinera CEO Lukasz Tomkiewicz disputes the claim in an extensive statement.
We first mused about mused about the Polish-developed Arrinera vaporcar last year. Now, reports say the car's just a bad Lamborghini replica (wait, what?) — and perhaps the basis for a pump-and-dump scam. [UPDATE]
"Hey, did you hear about the Polish supercar?" sounds like the start of a joke that ends with the punchline "but they didn't have enough money to feed the goat." But this, apparently, is no joke. Although all we do have are a few renderings and a translation of the project Arrinera — the supercar from Poland.
If nothing else, Ultima's approach to supercars — strapping a 720-hp Chevrolet V8 to a frame weighing as much as a sparrow's breakfast — is at least good for breaking speed records. The company's new GTR750 recently added the standing quarter-mile to the list of things it does faster than any other road-legal car. One…
The newest among Chevy-powered semi—kit cars to emerge from the UK's Ultima sports-car builders has toasted a speed record set by one of its predecessors. The Ultima 720GTR recently performed the zero-100mph-0 sprint in 9.4 seconds — breaking its sibling's previous record of around 10 seconds and destroying the…