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Saturday, April 11, 2020

Hispano Suiza came back with pure electric power of 1100 hp

If you still remember, the automotive manufacturer Hispano Suiza is divided into two companies in accordance with the brand name, ie the Spain and Switzerland companies. And now both parties are in the process of resolving their disputes in the court.
Hispano Suiza Carmen Boulogne is the next Spanish remarkable electric-powered supercar. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/39sTCZO)
As if it didn't want to get into the dispute problem prolonged, one party the Spaniard company named Hispano Suiza Cars. The company was known to be re-established a year ago by Miguel Suque Mateu, the great-grandson of Damián Mateu (the founder of the Hispano Suiza brand back in 1904 along with Marc Birkigt). And this company first supercar named Carmen Electric GT, a 1,000 hp electric-powered grand tourer-style premium car with the body made of carbon fiber construction.
The Hispano Suiza Carmen (left) and the Carmen Boulogne pose for a photo. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/2UPcIUB)
The model was first introduced at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. This also ignites the company to make the plans to return at the same event held a year after with a variant that is faster and stronger than the Carmen.

In short, then the company finished the car and intended to fulfill promises they had put before to make officially launching this Carmen hardcore version that given the name of Hispano Suiza Carmen Boulogne during the 2020 GIMS event which initially will be held on March 2020.
Hispano Suiza Carmen Boulogne while on its debut held on March 20, 2020, in Barcelona. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/2USW6M2)
Unfortunately, turn out one of the world's biggest automotive expo events in Geneva is canceled due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic around the world 😭. But that does not prevent this Spaniard automotive manufacturer from displaying its newest premium car figure in public. And finally, Carmen Boulogne officially revealed for the first time on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Barcelona.
Hispano Suiza Carmen Boulogne was using a dual electric motor setup and claimed able to burst power of 1,100 hp. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/3dHgnN6)
This limited-edition electric supercar was created to pay homage to the company's racing heritage since the pre-war era. Like many creations like this, Boulogne is one of the works of the 'Unique Tailormade' department. Think of it as a more luxurious alternative to the Rimac C_Two while maintaining an upper-class GT luxurious impression and design as in Carmen's.
Hispano Suiza Carmen Boulogne's dashboard view was maintaining an upper-class GT luxurious impression and design as in Carmen's. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/39sTCZO)
While the name Boulogne was taken from one of the cities in France that hosted the George Boillot Cup in the 1920s, and at the event, Hispano-Suiza claimed three victories by using the H6 Coupe model. As we all knew, the Spaniard's side has a new HQ in Barcelona, the same location as QEV Technologies, its technical expert partner who is used to working on the cars from a number of large manufacturers and Formula-E teams.
Hispano Suiza Carmen Boulogne gets a carbon fiber monocoque bodywork and chassis, double-wishbone suspension (front and rear) so no wonder if its weight is very light at only 1,630 lbs. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/2JshUst)
Carmen Boulogne was built on a dual electric motor setup and claimed has more power than the Carmen, ie produces the power of 1,100 hp. With greater power, the Boulogne can reach a top speed of 290 kph (while the Carmen only 250 kph) and reach speeds of 100 kph in only 2.6 seconds. Hispano Suiza does not only focus on straight-line speeds but cornering as well, due to the Carmen Boulogne gets a carbon fiber monocoque chassis, double-wishbone suspension (front and rear), and electric torque vectoring.
With its abundant power, the Hispano Suiza Carmen Boulogne can accelerate from 0 to 100kp in only 2.6 seconds and reach a top speed of 290 kph. (Picture from: https://bit.ly/39sTCZO)
With its legendary expertise, Hispano Suiza was able to develop this car with a battery power of around 105 kW for a range of more than 321 km. Likewise, the structure of this car is made of carbon fiber so that its weight is very light at only 1,630 lbs (740 kg) which is 60 lbs (27.2 kg) lighter than the Carmen.
And this artwork on wheels will be built in limited numbers, ie only 5 units and each will be priced at €1.65 million (around $1.83 million) and deliveries are planned for a 2022 start. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | HISPANO SUIZA | AUTOBLOG | MOTORAUTHORITY | NEWATLAS]
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