PSC Motors in Las Vegas has announced its pending entry in the hybrid supercar business with the limited manufacture of the awkwardly titled SP-200 SIN. The 9.0-liter V8 with a combined 2,400 horsepower has a promoted top-speed of more than 280 mph.
The start-up said it will build only 35 of vehicles with a carbon fiber and composite aluminum frame. The 1,000 gas horsepower engine will be mated to at least two electric motor that will push the vehicle to its predicted 0-60 mph acceleration in 2.6 seconds.
PSC Motors said it began working on the SP-200 SIN five years ago. It has a mid-engine and is naturally aspirated. It also has an eight-speed, dual-clutch transmission with five adjustable driving modes, all via the rear wheels.
The electric range is 60 miles on a full charge, re-charging could be done at home or on the road by drawing energy from the engine.
Antonio Calva, CEO PSC Motors. commented: “When this project first started five years ago we wanted to do something new, something special that can pay tribute to some of the world’s fastest cars.”
“Our goal is not to develop just another car but as a celebration of load noises, speed, beauty, luxury and for everyone who has oil running though their veins.”
According to the manufacturer, the SP-200 SIN weighs 3,700 pounds.
The company says it’s taking orders for the first five of the hybrid supercars and with production predicted to start in 2016. The cost of the vehicle has not been announced.