The brand new Mexican sports car, the Vuhl 05, has been officially unveiled at the Royal Automobile Club in London.
According to its creators, the Vuhl 05 is coming with an aluminum monocoque chassis which is delivering three times the torsional rigidity of a Lotus Elise and the model is in question is also very light, weighing just 725 kg (1,598 lbs).
“The VUHL, which only landed in the UK from Mexico late last week, will run in the ‘First Glance’ class at Goodwood as part of the Michelin Supercar Run, and will be piloted on the Friday and Saturday by popular British driver, former Renault UK and Formula Ford Festival Champion Duncan Tappy, and on the Sunday by Mexican F1 rookie Esteban Gutiérrez”, as the carmaker is saying in its official press release.
The Vuhl 05 is powered by a 2.0 liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine, which is producing a total output of 285 HP (212 kW) and it has a peak torque of 420 Nm (310 lb-ft). The 0 to 100 km/h is done in 3.7 seconds and top speed stands at 244 km/h (152 mph). Power is being sent to the wheels through a six-speed manual transmission. The Vuhl 05 will be limited just to the United States and the United Kingdom, at first, and its starting price will be set at approximately 55,000 GBP (64,555 euros / 83,945 USD).