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Saturday, February 1, 2014

American Falcon ready to flown away

Having first appeared on the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in 2010 as a prototype, and finally in 2012 at the same event Falcon Motorsports unveiled its sportcar F7. 
Red 2014 Falcon F7 showed in NAIAS 2014. (Picture from: http://www.forbes.com/)
Falcon build this sportcar since 2009 and successfully completed its construction in late 2011. And also at the same event in 2014, the company showing again their Falcon F7.

Built in Falcon's Holly, Michigan HQ, the F7 flaunts a distinctive carbon-Kevlar body draped atop an aluminum-carbon-Kevlar monocoque chassis. Falcon said that for the design, they got inspiration from the 1980s supercars.
Front view of 2014 Falcon F7. (Picture from: http://falconf7.com/)
The supercar has a weighs just 1,304 kg (2,875 lbs) and also quite admired by the U.S. automotive enthusiasts. Even the Falcon F7 had the opportunity to enter the European market because the car's exhaust emissions is close to zero.
Interior view of 2014 Falcon F7. (Picture from: http://www.gizmag.com/)
Dashboard view of 2014 Falcon F7. (Picture from: http://falconf7.com/)
Its interior uses the brown-mustard leather trim. A choice of seats (upholstered by Venzano in hand-sewn leather) and an adjustable gauge pod help ideally position the driver.
Rear view of 2014 Falcon F7. (Picture from: http://falconf7.com/)
The sportcar also using standard features that are commonly used in modern cars such as, iPod docking station, connectivity with Bluetooth, Garmin GPS, premium audio system, air conditioning, and power windows.
For the powertrain, Falcon uses a 7.0 liter, V8 Corvette engine that capable of spraying power of 620 hp at 6,600 rpm and torque of 585 lb-ft at 5,400 rpm, mated with Ricardo's 6 speed manual transmission system to drive its rear wheels. Falcon claims that the supercar can accelerate from 0-60 mph (96.5 kph) in 3.3 to 3.6 seconds, with a top speed of 305 kph (190 mph) - 322 kph (200 mph).
Falcon Motorsports exclusive target price for Falcon F7 is between $195,000 to $250,000 and sell in numbers as high as 20 units annually. Falcon F7 is unique in this segmènt. Boasting a solid, testosterone driven personality and proven in ways it manages extreme high performance conditions, Falcon F7 will be the first vehicle, in this competitive arena to sport features previously seen in handcrafted cars costing hundreds of thousands of dollars more. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | FALCON MOTORSPORTS | CONCEPTCARZ]
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