British Motor Show - IFR Aspid - rally-bred two-seater
Whereas his World Rally championship creations were built for speed and not comfort, he is promising that the Aspid offers the best of both worlds, making it as practical in the city as it is on the open track.
Power comes from a 2.0-litre engine with 270bhp or, in supercharged form, 400bhp. Weighing just 700kg, the car is capable of 0-62mph in 2.8 seconds and 100mph in 5.9 seconds.
A touch-screen display allows the driver to programme the Aspid's set-up for different road and track conditions.
Prices will start from £75,000, although a long list of options can almost double the price. The show model is for preview purposes only, with the first production models ready later this year.
IFR aims to build a car a week, with a six-month waiting time for each one, and says that it has already taken advance orders.
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