With its sight set on the http://arielatom.com” target=”_blank”>Ariel Atom and the http://freshnessmag.com/2013/02/28/ktm-x-bow-gt/” target=”_blank”>KTM X-Bow GT, newcomer VUHL 05 is bound to turn heads at next week’s http://goodwood.co.uk/festival-of-speed” target=”_blank”>Goodwood Festival of Speed, especially the fact that http://vuhl05.com/” target=”_blank”>VUHL 05 is made in Mexico City. Established by https://twitter.com/albertochapag” target=”_blank”>Alberto Chapa, Guillermo Echeverría, and his brother Iker, the name VUHL is actually an acronym for “Vehicles of Lightweight and High Performance” in Spanish, a fact accomplished by the 2014 VUHL 05. Stripped down to just the bare essentials within an aluminum monocoque chassis, its powerplant comes in the form of a 2.0-liter http://ford.com” target=”_blank”>Ford EcoBoost four-cylinder engine. Mid-mounted and linked with a manual six-speed transmission, it’s capable of producing 285 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque, enough to launch the VUHL 05 from 0 to 62 mph in just 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 152 mph. Fashioned by Italian design house http://esiete.com” target=”_blank”>Esiete, the 2014 VUHL 05 will be available in two models, the standard base edition priced at £59,900 GBP (~$91,485 USD) or the special Edition 1 with launch control at £69,900 GBP (~106,758 USD).
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