bne IntelliNews – Arrera Automobili aims to launch Albania’s first supercar
Arrera Automobili, owned by Albanian car designer Qendrim Thaqi, plans to put the 840-horsepower supercar dubbed Illyrian Pure Sport into production, the company said on December 31. The Illyrian Pure Sport is destined to be the first Albanian supercar.
“Pure Sport is designed by the same designer who designed the fan rendering of the Porsche 9RE, Qendrim Thaqi. Now, through his company Arrera Automobili, Thaqi wants to make Pure Sport the first Albanian Supercar, ”Arrera Automobili said in a Facebook post.
Thaqi, 28, was born in Kosovo and now lives in Germany. He has already worked on rendering and devised his idea for the successor to the Porsche 918 Spyder in the past.
In an interview with automotive portal Motor1, Thaqi revealed that he has already assembled a team of engineers and bodybuilders.
The new Illyrian Pure Sport supercar will be powered by a twin-turbocharged 6.2-liter LT2 V8, delivering 840 horsepower to all four wheels via an eight-speed Tremec dual-clutch automatic transmission, the company said.
Top speed is expected to reach 375 kilometers per hour, and acceleration is only expected to last 2.7 seconds.
Arrera Automobili follows another startup in the region, Croatia’s Rimac Automobile, an electric hypercar maker that has caught the attention of luxury sports car makers looking to adapt to the electric future of the world. ‘industry.