The C8 Corvette-based Ares Design S1 is certainly distinctive, however Supercar Blondie is taking it a step additional

by Dim Angelov, on LISTEN 03: 48

Supercar Blondie is displaying us yet one more unimaginable automobile – the Ares Design S1. We’ve identified in regards to the Italian boutique producer for some time and a few of their different initiatives embrace the Ares Panther and a two-door conversion for the Bentley Mulsanne. As for the Ares Design S1, purchasers will be capable of get their vehicles subsequent 12 months, and Supercar Blondie would be the first one to get hers. Nevertheless, as distinctive because the S1 is, she has deliberate one thing that may make hers one among a sort.

A fast recap on the Ares Design S1

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10 months after ordering it, Blondie will get the primary of 24 S1

The S1 will probably be joined with its proprietor someday in February

The Modena-based firm got down to construct, in CEO and founder Dany Bahar’s phrases, “a hypercar design with supercar efficiency and a sports activities automobile price ticket.”

It’s based mostly on the C8 Corvette and is powered by a modified model of the identical 6.2-liter V-8 that now makes 705 horsepower (nonetheless usually aspirated). The gearbox continues to be an eight-speed DCT unit. The Ares Design S1 additionally comes with the C8 Corvette’s magnetic experience management.

The 0 to 60 97 km/h) occurs in about 2.6 seconds. Solely 24 will probably be made and Supercar Blonde would be the first fortunate buyer to get hers round February. As ordered by Blonde, the Ares Design S1 prices round $650,000. Not dangerous for a automobile that appears like one million {dollars}.

What Supercar Blondie likes in regards to the S1

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It has some Koenigsegg in it

The cover and centrally positioned windshield are very paying homage to the Swedish hypercars

Blonde first took us on a tour of the Ares Design S1 again in April the place she talked in regards to the “quirks and options”, in addition to what she most likes about it. It seems that the Ares Design S1 has taken a number of the greatest and most distinctive options of a number of the greatest hypercars at present on sale.

Though the Ares Design offers you loads of personalization choices, Supercar Blondie directs our consideration to sure components just like the aspect mirrors, which though not equivalent, are fairly just like these on a Pagani Huayra.

The cover, along with the centrally positioned windshield wiper and curved windshield could be very paying homage to Koenigsegg’s design.

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The C8 Corvette’s 6.2-liter V-8 has been modified

As a substitute of 495 hp it now makes 705, with none type of pressured induction

The uninterrupted taillight strip is an apparent throwback to the Bugatti Chiron, though Ares Design’s Instagram web page continuously updates its designs and it appears at the very least some examples of the S1 could have a unique taillight design.

In fact, the inside has been simply as altered as the outside of the automobile. The steering wheel stays a C8 Corvette piece, however has been fully reupholstered. The inside has been fully redesigned and options quilted leather-based seats, leather-based inserts on the dashboard, uncovered carbon fiber, bucket seats, and extra.

How is Supercar Blone’s S1 going to be totally different?

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However Supercar Blodie’s S1 will probably be one among a sort

It will likely be the one one to function gullwing doorways

As distinctive as you may make your Ares Design S1, Supercar Blonde has determined to go a step additional and make hers much more distinctive. Initially, all 24 vehicles have been meant to have butterfly doorways, just like McLaren P1, LaFerrari, and different hypercars.

Nevertheless, Supercar Blonde could have the one Ares Design S1 that options gullwing doorways, like on the 1955 Mercedes 300 SLR, she lately reviewed.

It appears exhausting work does, certainly, repay, and as soon as Supercar Blonde will get supply of her very personal Ares Design S1, we count on one other assessment of the primary manufacturing model. There are two movies beneath – one the place Supercar Blonde offers us a stroll across the pre-production S1 and the second, the place she reveals her S1 spec.



Dim Angelov

Dim Angelov

Born in 1992, I come from a household of motoring lovers. My ardour for vehicles was awoken on the age of six, once I noticed a Lamborghini Diablo SV in {a magazine}. After highschool I earned a grasp’s diploma in advertising and a Grasp of Arts in Media and Communications. Over time, I’ve practiced and change into expert in precision driving and to this point have check pushed greater than 250 vehicles throughout the globe. Over time, I’ve picked up primary mechanical data and have even taken half within the restoration of a 1964 Jaguar E-Kind and an Alfa Romeo Giulia Dash. Recently, I’ve taken a flowery to automotive images, and whereas fashionable vehicles are my main ardour, I even have a love for Asian Martial Arts, swimming, struggle historical past, craft beer, historic weapons, and automobile restoration. In time, I plan my very own basic automobile restoration and hope to earn my racing certificates, after which I count on to ascertain my very own racing group.  Learn full bio

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