Europe were known being the home of many supercars, routinely sees unknown companies announce their intentions to release hugely powerful supercars. This time, however, a new firm promising a potent supercar doesn’t hail from Europe and is instead based in Montreal, Canada..
|2018 Anibal Icon. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2NlrgJS)|
A Canadian company named Anibal Automotive was previously known as an automotive tuner company who was very familiar with Porsche engines.
And now these auto-tuners company apply their knowledge to their own hypercar called Anibal Icon. But it's a little different from supercar manufacturers in general who build their cars from scratch.
|Front view of 2018 Anibal Icon. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2wOizyi)|
These Anibal Icon R is based around the Porsche 911 Turbo S and therefore uses the same chassis and twin-turbo six-cylinder engine as the German sports car. Whereas the Turbo S has 552 hp, Anibal claims their car will deliver a phenomenal power of 920 hp.
|Top view of 2018 Anibal Icon. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2NlrgJS)|
These flat six engine is positioned in the middle to move the front and rear wheels. The AWD setup makes this hypercar has an acceleration capabilities from 0 to 100 kph only in 2.4 seconds. The car handling also be sharp, because the Icon is equipped with active dampers and 4 wheel steering. Meanwhile, carbon ceramic disc brakes are ready to tame these 1,542 kg weighing vehicles.
|Rear view of 2018 Anibal Icon. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2NlrgJS)|
Visually, the car has a wild and unique design to cut the air, and the semi-open front makes the car has an open-wheeler racing car style. Large openings on each side of the pointed nose highlight the active elements to set the aerodynamic factors while drive it on the streets.
Reportedly, these Canadian startup company intends to build only 50 units of the Icon R, plus 5 units of Icon RR edition which looks more extreme. But they has yet to disclose the car pricing until today. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | ANIBALICON | MOTOR1 | CARSCOOPS]
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