Lykan Hypersport | Speed, Price, Records, and Specifications (2020): Last post we have talked about the fastest bike in the world, the world’s most expensive car, etc. But today we will talk about some luxury. The king of the cars, we are going to about is Lykan Hypersport. Lykan is one of the most expensive cars in the world.
Overview of Lykan Hypersport
Lykan Hypersport is an expensive sports car manufactured by W Motors, a United Arab Emirates-based company, in collaboration with Lebanese, and Italian engineers; unveiled at the Qatar Motor Show in February 2013.
Specifications of Lykan Hypersport
|Manufacturer||W Motors, in collaboration with Lebanese, and Italian engineers|
|Designers||Ralph Debbas, Anthony Jannarelly, and Benoit Fraylon|
|Engine||3.7 liter (3,746 CC) twin-turbocharged flat-six engine|
|Transmission||6-speed sequential manual / 7-speed dual-clutch transmission|
|Power||581.6 kW (780 hp) @ 7,100 Rpm|
|Torque||960 N⋅m (708 lb-ft) of torque @ 4,000 Rpm|
|Wheelbase||2,625 mm (103 in)|
|Dimensions||4,480 mm (176 in) X 1,944 mm (77 in) X 1,170 mm (46 in) (L X W X H)|
|Weight||1,380 kg (3,042 lb)|
|Cost||3.4 million US dollars|
|Suspension||Front axle: MacPherson strut suspension|
Rear axle: Multi-link suspension
|Wheels||Front: 8.5” x 19”|
Rear: 12.5” x 20”
|Tires||Front: 255/35 ZR 19 |
Rear: 335/30 ZR 20
Lykan Hypersport is powered by a 3.7 liter (3,746 CC) twin-turbocharged flat-six engine developed by Ruf Automobile, generating an enormous and maximum power output of 581.6 kW (780 hp) @ 7,100 Rpm and 960 N⋅m (708 lb-ft) of torque @ 4,000 Rpm (Claimed).
The Lykan Hypersport was powered with a 6-speed sequential manual / 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. The customer had to decide whether he wants his car to be powered by a manual transmission or automatic transmission.
Lykan Hypersport is one of the world’s most expensive sports cars, supports a massive engine and is capable of reaching a top speed of 395 km/h (245 mph). So, to ensure the safety and stability of both the vehicle and driver, it’s aerodynamics must be a consideration.
To avoid aerodynamic stresses, this supercar is designed expertly and perfectly. So, it can achieve maximum effectiveness and efficiency. It is an aerodynamic car, including a large rear wing, spoilers and an additional front splitter with air vents.
Lykon Hypersport is accompanied with a MacPherson strut suspension and anti-roll bar on the front axle and multi-link suspension, horizontal coil over shock absorbers, and anti-roll bar on the rear axle.
Forged aluminum wheels measuring 8.5” x 19” at the front and 12.5” x 20” at the rear is used in the Lykan Hypersport. The codes of the tires used are 255/35 ZR 19 (Front) and 335/30 ZR 20 (Rear).
|CO2 Emission||311 (g/kg)|
HyperSport is the first car to have headlights with embedded gems; 440 diamonds are embedded in the titanium LED sharp edges despite the fact that purchasers had a choice of rubies, precious stones, yellow jewels, and sapphires to be installed into the vehicle’s headlights at the time of procurement.
Performance of Lykan Hypersport
|Top speed||395 km/h (245 mph)|
|0-100 km/h (0-62 mph)||2.9 seconds|
|0-200 km/h (0-125 mph)||9.6 seconds|
Lykan Hypersport is capable of reaching a claimed top speed of 395 km/h (245 mph). The Lykan can accelerate from 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in just 2.9 seconds and from 0-200 km/h (0-125 mph) in 9.6 seconds, however, no independent tests have been conducted the above.
Production of Lykan Hypersport
The production of Lykon Hypersport, costing 3.4 million US dollars was limited to just seven units. The production cycle began in 2013 and ended up in 2017.
The Lykon Hypersport was the third most expensive car at the time of its production.
One of the cars from seven was sold to the Abu Dhabi police. Abu Dhabi police forcefully bought a unit of Lykan HyperSport from the company.
The Movie version of Lykan Hypersport
The fiberglass was used instead of carbon fiber and a simpler chassis.
HyperSport was also used in the 2018 British Fast & Furious Live show.
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