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Amazing images of ultra-rare supercar

Last updated on: August 27, 2012 08:42 IST

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Zenvo is a Danish sports car company located in Prasto on the Danish island of Zealand. It is managed by Jesper Jensen, the founder and financier, and Troels Vollertsen. The name 'Zenvo' is derived from a combination of their names.

Just 15 of these ultra-rare cars are produced every year and each car costs $1.8 million.

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Image: Zenvo ST1.
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Zenvo Automotive was founded in 2004. The prototype was completed in December 2008 and after the final phase of testing, production began in 2009.

The designation of the car is Zenvo ST1. Only 15 cars are built and sold to approved customers.

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The Zenvo ST-1 is now being sold in the United States with production being limited to only three cars per year. Distribution is being handled by a California-based company by the name of Red Sea Distribution.

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The Zenvo is a high performance sports car. While power is available through its supercharger and turbo, it will still be driveable for everyday use.

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Its 7-litre V8 engine will be set to generate 1,250 hp (932 kW) in the US and achieve 1,104 hp (823 kW) elsewhere at 6,900 rpm and 1,430 N m (1,050 lb ft) of torque at 4,500 rpm.

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Indeed, according to The Motor Report, recent tests returned a 0-100 km/h time of 3.0 seconds, while 0-200 km/h took only 8.9 seconds, and a top speed of 375 km/h (233 mph).

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Despite its power and large alloy wheels, the car is small, at just 15.3 ft (4.7 m) long, 6.7 ft (2.0 m) wide, and 3.9 ft (1.2 m) tall. It weighs just over 1,370kg thanks to carbon fibre body panels.

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Zenvo offers keyless entry, satellite navigation, power telescoping steering wheel, and leather electrically adjustable racing seats.

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According to Jesper Jensen and Troels Vollertsen, the two-man team behind the ST1, some 50 Bugattis are produced each year.

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Though they are among the world's most expensive cars, exclusive customers will only buy them if they are unique. That explains why they have decided to keep the Zenvo series down to just 15 cars.

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The Zenvo is entirely a result of Danish design. The carbon fibre body is made in Germany and many components such as gauges, gas tank, ABS brakes, traction control, and airbags come from US or German cars.

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The car's aggressive lines were designed by Christian Brandt and Jesper Hermann who own the car design consultancy Hermann Brandt Hartvig.

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Brandt, who was head of design on the project, has also worked for Alfa Romeo and Kleemann, an after-market tuning company for customising Mercedes-Benz cars located in Farum, Denmark.

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It is estimated that the basic cost of the car, without registration or tax, will be around five million Danish kroner, which is about $850,000.

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The cost of putting the car on the road in Denmark would be around 16 million kroner as a result of registration expenses, but Zenvo is aiming at the export market alone.

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Zenvo Automotive was founded with only one goal in mind - to produce a unique hand built supercar.

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For the engineers and designers within Zenvo Automotive, a clear list of criteria was made to ensure the car would not only be a trackworthy supercar but a car that would be suitable for everyday use.

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The ST1 even though so powerful, is very drivable and user friendly. It retains the unique feeling of driving a handbuilt supercar while still delivering the needs of modern motoring and safety.

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The car is 100 per cent built in Denmark. From it's impressive list of mechanical specifications to it's striking pose the Zenvo ST1 is the result of clever Danish design. All these features are blended together to form a vechicle that demands attention but remains purposeful and practical.

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The development and production of the supercar takes place in hyper modern production hall with dedicated team of motoring enthusiasts making the Zenvo name a reality.

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Responsible for achieving the the incredible performance numbers prospected is a General Motors sourced V8 engine. It has been fitted not only with a Supercharger but also with a Turbocharger.


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