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Revenge Designs Verde Supercar Teased Ahead of Detroit Premiere

 Revenge Designs Verde Supercar Teased Ahead of Detroit Premiere
Revenge Designs Verde Supercar Concept clay model photo - 660

Revenge, the manufacturer-turned-tuner based in Indiana, Ohio, is poised for its second appearance at the North American International Auto Show. Last year the company showcased the Revenge GTMR at the same event.

This year a multiple powertrain option will be announced, although the optional HP2ge hybrid engine will not be displayed due to time constraints. It is said to return 110mpg through its V8/ electric motor combination. The system makes 678Nm (500 lb-ft) of torque. Power is a respectable 294kW (400hp). But the Revenge Verde super car itself, which has apparently garnered so much interest, is set for a public display regardless.

According to the company website the Verde will launch at a price of US$180,000 which is quite less than the Gallardo's US$250,000. Sales are scheduled to begin in July.

"That Gallardo's clutch will run US$16,800 to repair," says Peter Collorafi, President and CEO. "Ours will be done with domestic vendors and labour and run US$3,200. That's a niche we want to fill."

Tom Dupont from the Dupont Registry will speak regarding the kind of international interest the super car has had when the Detroit curtains drop.

 

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Jeremiah Clarksonius
It will be all a question of price... There is no more space in the market for shed super-cars...unless they are really cheap...which they are not. The Era of the body-on-frame "super-car" with the corvette V8 engine + fiberglass body, and no ABS,ESP,Airbags,etc... is long gone.
Jan 10, 2010 3:15 am
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mohaon
i see it takes alot of looks from the GT40 & Audi R8 back, from the side looks like a Jaguar or Aston Martin
Jan 9, 2010 2:32 pm
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RzGTmorio
This car is so strange I don't like it
Jan 9, 2010 2:23 pm
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dmanero
The GTMR wasn't much to look at but, Judging from the rear view of the clay model, the rear looks quite nice, except for the Taillights are a bit too low.
Jan 9, 2010 4:21 am
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