The Next-Gen Zenvo Hypercar Will Be Here Very, Very Quickly

Along with its 1,149-horsepower V8.
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Along with its 1,149-horsepower V8.
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Danish supercar maker Zenvo will mark the tenth anniversary of its effort to join the likes of ultra-exclusive sports car builders like Koenigsegg and Pagani by releasing the Zenvo TS01 GT at this year's annual hypercar round-up at the Geneva Motor Show.

This beauty enjoys motivation from a 1,149-horsepower 5.9-liter twin-supercharged V8 engine that propels the TS01 to a 250 mph top speed. The engine uses a flat-plane crankshaft like that in Ferrari's 488GTB's engine and the Ford Mustang GT350.

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There's also a dry sump oiling system, which ensures adequate lubrication to the engine even when the car is ripping through corners at the kind of ludicrous g-levels that otherwise cause oil to slosh to one side of the engine, leaving the rest starved for lubricant.

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The transmission is a racing-style sequential seven-speed. There are no synchronizers, but this gearbox blasts through shifts in just 40 milliseconds.

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The company says that it plans to sell only 15 examples of the new car. But they have also hired exotic car industry veteran Nigel Gordon-Stewart as global commercial director, which suggests that Zenvo will be gearing up for higher-volume models in the near future. 

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