2008 Vector Avtech WX-8 HPV


2008 Vector Avtech WX-8 HPV

2008 Vector Avtech WX-8 HPV

LOS ANGELES CA – The renowned automobile entrepreneur and vehicle designer Gerald Wiegert announced today the introduction of his latest creation – ultra-super-exotic vehicle trade named HPV for the ‘Vector Avtech WX-8’. Gerald Wiegert, Chairman and Founder of Vector Motors Corporation, manufacturer of the Vector Avtech WX-8 ultra-supercar, announced today that the company will exhibit the Vector Avtech WX-8 at the prestigious, internationally acclaimed Los Angeles Auto Show from November 15th through November 24th in Los Angeles, CA.

The Los Angeles Auto Show event will be the first-ever debut of the all-American VECTOR WX-8 Hyper-Tech Performance Vehicle, and is regarded as one of the world’s foremost showcase for exotic concept automobiles.

Interest in the all-new VECTOR WX8 supercar, as well as the Company’s Private Placement stock offering, is intensifying due to the buzz among car enthusiasts. The new Vector Avtech WX8 is expected to establish several new records for a custom and production automobile.

Technical specifications and features:

Technical specifications and features:

Transverse, Supercharged, all aluminum, 7.0 Liter (427 cubic inch), port fuel injected, 16 valve high-performance V8 engine, with dual air to air intercoolers and twin sequential flow, side mounted radiators.

15-inch diameter competition brake rotors with 6 piston calipers provide phenomenal braking capabilities. 19-inch aluminum racing wheels are complemented by race engineered tires capable of sustained high speeds.

The all new aerodynamic high down-force WX3 body incorporates both hard edge and soft design features including: huge integrated inlet and exhaust ducts for heat exchangers, an extended tail with a high mounted, low drag symmetrical inverted high down-force airfoil wing spoiler that enhances high speed stability with aeroflaps.

The Aerospace engineered body of the Vector A-WX8 is constructed of ultra-light Carbon fiber/E-Glass structural body panels.

A wraparound glass to glass edge canopy with invisible A pillars differentiates the advanced styled Vector and a custom integrated three across seating system incorporating integrated storage compartments, fold down center bolsters/armrest for lateral support for maximum long distance touring comfort and utility, is a special order option.

All jet aircraft type instrumentation panel machined from billet aluminum. Features include black anodized dash finish, military specification F- 22 Raptor switches, warning lights and reconfigurable electroluminescent 4 mode display panel, spacecraft circuit breakers, audible alarms and warning lights incorporating heads up display interface option.

The Vector’s chassis is a DOT crash tested and road proven aluminum honeycomb, semi-monoque aerospace engineered structure with a full chrome-moly race ready roll cage. The Vector’s W8 structure attained the highest test results of any automotive structure tested by the DOT laboratory, and was the only auto structure ever to pass front and rear destructive tests with the same chassis.

The Vector A-WX3 leading edge custom engineered sound system is powered by a revolutionary new technology incorporating amplifiers driving the 10 speaker system which consists of subwoofers for extreme bass output and ribbon tweeters for accurate high end sound resolution. The amplifiers are less than half the size and weight of equivalent power units.

Other standard Vector A-WX8 features include:

-High output air conditioning and ventilation
-Custom designer developed all leather interior
-Custom prototype stereo system
-Power steering with an adjustable tilt-telelescopic column
-Cruise control
-Retractable power mirrors
-Aircraft type flush windows
-Airbags
-Fully adjustable 2 abreast seating
-Sequential clutch-less automatic/manual shifting
-Two large storage compartments

Projected production for the 2008 Vector A-WX8 is scheduled at a very limited number of
units per year, with an anticipated sales, price to be determined by the Company and its dealer network.

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In Detail

engine V8
position Mid Longitudinal
aspiration Twin Supercharged
displacement 6997 cc / 427 in³
power 559.3 kw / 750 bhp
specific output 107.14 bhp per litre
body / frame Carbon Fibre & E-Glass Body over Aluminum Honeycomb Semi-Monocoque w/Chrome Moly Roll Cage
wheel type 19 Inch Cast Aluminum
f brake size x 381 mm / x 15 in
r brake size x 381 mm / x 15 in
gear ratios :1
top speed ~434.5 kph / 270 mph
0 – 60 mph ~3.3 seconds
0 – 1/4 mile ~11.3 seconds