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Sunday, August 17, 2008

Veno - Supercar from Poland

By Clinton Deacon
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Polish company Veno Automotive have set out to create Poland's first supercar. They claim this is a unique car that wouldn't look out of place in Batman's garage, but the true reality of the model is that it is a KNOCKOFF. Do you really need me identify which model it reminds me of?

The chassis has been designed to handle power of up to 1000hp and lightweight material such as carbon fibre and aluminum will be used for the model's panels and components to keep the overall dry weight down to a minimum. Few Driving aids will be found in the model maximising the driving experience, it will feature ABS but there is no mention of traction control.

In keeping with it's knockoff theme, the Veno supercar will source it's engines through Audi, three versions of the 4.2-liter V8 power unit will be available ranging 350hp up to 700hp. From 2009, Vento also claims they will begin to use the array of engines available for the Corvette C6 including the Z1’s LS9 6.2-liter supercharged V8.

A production of 50 units is planned for the model which will be available in both coupe and roadster body styles, an annual capacity of around 10 -12 models is already achievable. We don't actually believe this will realistically ever get that far at this point but we aren't about to knock them for trying