2007 Weber Sportscar


2007 Weber Sportscar

2007 Weber Sportscar

Weber Sportcars from Tobel, Switzerland are dreaming big with their latest mock-up revealed at the 2007 Top Marques Monaco show. What they have in mind is a 250 mph, carbon fiber supercar that is shaped largely by aerodynamics. After nine months of computer-aided design, they were able to make a full size model of what the final shape might look like. Included is an active rear wing that changes in angle for both acceleration and braking.

Power for the new Sportscar will come from a 7.0l supercharged V8 that will churn out 950 bhp to the rear wheels. Other equally impressive features include 12-piston carbon/ceramic disc brakes, a fully sequential gearbox and a speculated 0-60 time of 2.5 seconds.

Options will include a versatile on board computer with timing devices, a multimedia kit or a full race ‘package’ which might make it eligible for endurance sports car racing.

Over the next year it will be interesting to see if Weber can elevate this project to the next level. While we don’t particularly like the styling, if the new car can achieve any of the aforementioned performance figures we will pay close attention.

Story by Supercars.net, more at weber-sportscars.com

In Detail

engineV8
positionFront Longitudinal
valvetrainSupercharged & Intercooled
displacement7000 cc / 427.2 in³
power671.1 kw / 900 bhp
specific output128.57 bhp per litre
bhp/weight818.18 bhp per tonne
torque1050 nm / 774.4 ft lbs
body / frameCarbon Fibre Body over Aluminum Chassis
driven wheelsRWD w/TCS
wheel typeWeber Alloy Wheels
front tires265 30 19
rear tires355 25 19
front brakesCarbon-Ceramic Discs w/12-Piston Calipers, ABS
f brake sizemm / in
rear brakesCarbon-Ceramic Discs w/12-Piston Calipers, ABS
r brake sizemm / in
curb weight1100 kg / 2425 lbs
wheelbase2900 mm / 114.2 in
length4500 mm / 177.2 in
width2040 mm / 80.3 in
height1150 mm / 45.3 in
gear ratios:1
top speed~400.7 kph / 249 mph
0 – 60 mph~2.5 seconds