6 Cool Details Concerning the Veloqx Fangio

Veloqx Fangio boasts an iconic identify, Ferrari V-12, and marks a legendary staff’s return to motorsports

by Dim Angelov, on

Between all of the start-up carmakers, cashing in on the, progressively increasing, high-performance EV market, it’s good to see one which goes for a extra conventional method to extract efficiency. That is precisely what the radically-styled Veloqx Fangio stands for, and these are the good details surrounding the high-performance automobile.

Named after one of many best Components One drivers

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It might be apparent for a lot of, however it’s value mentioning that Veloqx Fangio is known as after Juan Manuel Fangio. The racing driver from Argentina began his F1 profession in 1950, and raced for a wide range of well-known producers, like Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Lancia, Mercedes-Benz, Gordini, Talbot-Lago, and Ferrari. By 1958, he had entered 52 races. He gained 24 of them, had 35 podiums, and 29 pole positions. With a reputation like this, the Velouqx Fangio higher be fast.

Bespoke physique with optimized aerodynamics

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The Veloqx Fangio is predicated on the Ferrari F-12, extra particularly the F-12 TDF, though that’s but to be confirmed. That stated, the one visible hint of that’s the inside, which stays largely unchanged from the Italian tremendous GT.

The carbon-fiber physique of Velouqx Fangio isn’t just radically-styled, but in addition practical. Three years of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) have ensured, the novel exterior styling additionally offers optimum aerodynamics.

One of many final Naturally-aspirated V-12 engines

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As it’s primarily based on a model of the Ferrari F-12 TDF, the Veloqx Fangio is powered by a 6.3-liter naturally-aspirated V-12 engine. Whereas the V-12 produces 780 horsepower at 8,500 RPM and 520 pound-feet (705 Nm) at 6,750 RPM, within the F-12 TDF, Veloqx Fangio boasts 800 horsepower. Energy goes to the rear wheels by a seven-speed dual-clutch computerized.

Within the F-12 TDF, that is good for a 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) dash in 2.8 seconds and a prime velocity of 211 mph (340 km/h). It’s value noting that the Veloqx Fangio is fitted with LMP2-spec slick tires, that are certain to enhance acceleration figures. Exhaust gasses are expelled by a stack of 4 exhaust pipes, resembling a minigun, mounted beneath the large rear wing.

Developed for Endurance racing

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The Veloqx Fangio can have each road-going and competitors variations, since Veloqx plans to get again into the racing scene, after 18 years of absence. This was confirmed final 12 months when Motorsport.com spoke with Veloqx founder, Sam Li who revealed plans for coming into the FIA World Endurance Championship, with the racing model of the Veloqx Fangio hypercar.

The UK racing outfit is trying to copy its success from the early 2000s, which included profitable the 2002 British GT Championship in its maiden season, the 2003 Le Mans GTS class in a three way partnership with Prodrive, and the 2004 Le Mans, with a pair of Audi R8 LMP1 vehicles. Whereas an earlier return isn’t out f the query, the Veloqx staff is scheduled to return to racing in 2025.

A “Inexperienced” racing automobile

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Whereas there’s nothing “inexperienced” a few high-revving, 6.3-liter naturally-aspirated V-12, Veloqx has tweaked the gasoline system of the Ferrari F140 FC engine to run on a wide range of fuels together with a extra polar-bear-friendly biofuel.

Only a few will probably be made

It’s to be anticipated with a hypercar just like the Veloqx Fangio. Veqloqx deliberate solely 12 road-going variations and all of them have already been offered. It’s unclear what number of competitors variations will probably be made or whether or not the Veloqx Fangio will probably be made out there for buy by different non-public groups. One factor is definite, it seems to be like nothing else and wit the high-mounted quad-exhaust, it sounds orgasmic.

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, after 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. Through the years, I’ve practiced and grow to be expert in precision driving and up to now have take a look at pushed greater than 250 vehicles throughout the globe. Through the years, I’ve picked up fundamental mechanical data and have even taken half within the restoration of a 1964 Jaguar E-Sort and an Alfa Romeo Giulia Dash. Currently, I’ve taken a flowery to automotive pictures, and whereas fashionable vehicles are my main ardour, I even have a love for Asian Martial Arts, swimming, battle historical past, craft beer, historic weapons, and automobile restoration. In time, I plan my very own traditional automobile restoration and hope to earn my racing certificates, after which I anticipate to determine my very own racing staff.  Learn full bio

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