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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

German Supercar with Ferocious look

Vermot AG is a German automotive manufacturer that since 2009 have produce the Veritas RS III Roadster in limited numbers as one of their supercar concepts. 

This supercar is considered as the last incarnation of BMW racing cars in 1949, and reportedly has been distributed to customers since January 2010 at a price that is just fantastic which is about €345,000, or about Rp. 5.7 billion.
Veritas RS III Roadster looks ferocious and strange. (Picture from: http://www.drivearabia.com/)
However, the relatively high price is still reasonable because in addition to made by hand made, the ferocious look supercar that was also produced in limited numbers i.e only 30 units with approximately 8 weeks processing time for one unit of the car.
Veritas RS III Roadster. (Picture from: http://www.motorauthority.com/)
Amazingly, supercar that has the long dimensions of 4.68 meters and wide of 2.02 meters, it turns out there are many of the world's wealthy people interested to have it. Supercar that has a 1+1 seat formation itself apart from having the grim look with tapered headlamp design so as to form like a pair of creepy eyes coupled with the grille strange and unique shape.
Rear right side view of Veritas RS III Roadster. (Picture from: http://www.hoymotor.com/)
Behind its ferocious looks, was also installed a V10 engine that has a capacity of 5.0 liter, the same engine used in the BMW M5 and M6, it capable of spraying maximum power up to 507 hp. Power is channeled to all wheels via a six-speed transmission system that make the 1,000 kg (2,204.62 lbs) supercar can drive up to 100 kph (62 mph) in just 3.2 seconds and can glide with a maximum speed of 347 kph (215.62 mph).

HYBRID VERSION
Vermot AG also launched a hybrid version in 2011 that increased the supercar power, thanks to the application of 105 kW electric motor which mounted on both front wheels. With the addition of the electric motors, the total power which generated by this supercar engine was increased to 600 hp.
Veritas RS III Roadster Hybrid. (Picture from: http://translogic.aolautos.com/)
But its weighs also increased up to 500 kg (1,102.31 lbs) as a result of holding a lithium ion battery. Despite heavier now, Vermot AG claims that the supercar is capable of speeds up to 100 kph in just 3.1 seconds, down 0.1 seconds from the conventional version which recorded takes 3.2 seconds to reach the same speed.
Rear left side view of Veritas RS III Roadster Hybrid. (Picture from: http://translogic.aolautos.com/)
But despite accelerates better, but the supercar top speed drops to 330 kph (205.05 mph) or 10 kph (6,21 mph) slower than the conventional version. The supercar's hybrid system is quite intelligent by applying the Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) technology that is able to recharge the batteries in when the car is braking.

As quoted from Translogic on Wednesday, March 9, 2011, with only rely on the ability of the battery and the electric motor, the hybrid version of Veritas RS III Roadster is still able to driven up as far as 50 km (31,07 miles) on standard speed. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | VERMOT AG | CARSCOOP | TRANSLOGIC]
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