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Zenvo Aurora unveiled with hybrid quad-turbo V12 drivetrain

Zenvo Aurora unveiled with hybrid quad-turbo V12 drivetrain


Danish supercar maker Zenvo unveiled its second mannequin in a single day: the V12-powered Aurora.

Penned by chief designer Christian Brandt, who says his group “saved issues Danish – much less is extra, and really simplistic”. To that finish the Aurora’s physique was made to “showcase as a lot of the chassis, the engine, and the suspension as we might”.

Zenvo estimates 70 per cent of the Aurora’s carbon monocoque physique is uncovered, together with the entrance and rear subframes. The automotive’s pushrod entrance suspension, and rear double wishbone rear suspension are additionally seen from some angles.

The automotive’s minimalist philosophy is carried over to the inside, which is devoid of any giant touchscreens, and even includes a pair of analog dials forward of the driving force. The third instrument pod, although, does embrace a show that helps Apple CarPlay and, presumably, Android Auto.

There are two variations of the Aurora: the track-focussed Agil with spoilers and splitters aplenty to maximise downforce, and the Tur, which has a cleaner grand tourer look regardless of having a extra highly effective drivetrain.

Each Aurora fashions are powered by a quad-turbo V12 hybrid drivetrain, that includes a 6.6-litre V12 engine boosted by 4 turbos that revs all the way in which to 9800rpm, and is rated at 932kW (1250hp).

This engine drives the rear wheels by way of a hybridised seven-speed transmission with a inbuilt electrical motor making 150kW.

Within the Agil, the hybrid V12 drivetrain is estimated to have a complete output of 1081kW and 1400Nm, and has a dry weight underneath 1300kg.

It ought to be capable of full the 0-100km/h normal in 2.5 seconds, hit 200km/h inside 4.6s, and crack 300km/h in round 10 seconds. Prime pace must be not less than 365km/h.

For the Tur, this setup is bolstered by a 150kW electrical motor for every of the entrance wheels. This boosts complete output to 1380kW and 1700Nm, whereas weight jumps to round 1450kg.

With two further motors in place, the 0-100km/h time is diminished barely to 2.3 seconds, whereas 300km/h mark comes by a full second faster at round 9.0 seconds. The highest pace is claimed to be an eye-watering 450km/h, with the 400km/h barrier breached inside 17 seconds.

Each variants are stated to have the ability to drive 35km in EV mode, though Zenvo has offered no particulars concerning the automotive’s battery pack or charging capabilities.

Regardless of these eye-catching figures, Zenvo says the Aurora was designed to be “a real drivers’ automotive” with a “concentrate on useability and driving pleasure” slightly than “chasing numbers or … outright efficiency”.

The Aurora rides on the corporate’s new ZM1 modular structure, and will probably be manufactured on the firm’s headquarters in Præstø, Denmark, with output capped at 50 models for every of the Agil and Tur variants.

Though manufacturing is slated to start in 2025, the primary buyer deliveries aren’t anticipated till 2026.



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