2080hp Arash AF10 Hybrid Hypercar To Debut At Geneva Motor Show

British boutique carmaker Arash is bringing an updated version of its AF10 hypercar at the Geneva show next month. The new Arash AF10 Hybrid comes with a “Warp Drive” system that churns out 2,080 horsepower.

2080hp Arash AF10 Hybrid

The insane “Warp Drive” powertrain in Arash AF10 consists of a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 tuned to make 900 horsepower on its own. Four electric motors – two on the front axle and two at the rear and each developing 220 kW – add a total of 1,180 hp (880 kW), and they have a 32-kWh lithium-ion battery for energy.

Arash says that its AF10 hypercar accelerates to 60 mph (100 km/h) in 2.8 seconds, 0-124 mph (0-200 km/h) in less than 8 seconds, 0-186 mph (0-300 km/h) in less than 27 seconds, and continues on to a top speed in excess of 201 mph (323 km/h).

Tech Specs

Hyper Drive System

Complete system

Max system power 2080bhp  or 1551kW  (1.551kW) Max torque  2280Nm total (4x220kW)  from electric motors including the 1200nm from petrol engine

Combustion engine

V8 Cruciform Crankshaft with displacement of 6,200cm/3. V submerged Supercharger with built in charge cooling.
Maximum power, more than 900bhp and 1200Nm of torque

Electric motors

Total is 880kW ( 4 x 220kW) , 1080Nm (4x 270Nm) . In Bhp 1180 ( 4 x 295bhp ) – Motors manufactured for Arash by Compact Dynamics Germany. Max motor speed is 13,000 rpm

Battery

Kreisel Liquid cooled, high performance Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) Hybrid battery.
Energy content, 32kWh at max power output of more than 880kW
On board charging device (22 kW) in the vehicle.

Arash universal charging system

Battery charging also automatically done in Race mode via the 4 electric motors behaving as generator.

Transmission

Each motor has its own gearbox with 2 speeds.
Petrol engine has a 6 speed manual or paddleshift gearbox.

Chassis

Carbon reinforced patented 13 piece construction in T1000 carbon fibres and Aramids. Sandwich panels of carbon and aluminium honeycomb. Fuel tanks and battery pack  housed in lower floor sections and side pontoons.

Front and rear sub assemblies in machined aluminum and Tig welded box sections. Torsional rigidity more than 60,000Nm per degree twist force.

Front and rear axle Double wishbone with hydraulic lift system. lifts for speed bumps – 15cm. lowers 15cm for high speed ground effect.

High strength Tripod style GKN drive shafts per axle. Air craft specification aluminium hub carriers with titanium bolt components for ‘Racer Hybrid’.

Wheels

20 x 12 inch rear, 19 x 9 inch fronts. Tyres – Michelin Pilot Sport 2, premium super car tyre. 345, 30 – 20 (Y) rear

Body

Carbon reinforced plastic with aluminium honeycomb sandwich construction throughout. Naked polished finishes in defined areas. Front and side aerofoils. Fixed active rear wing with smaller lower fixed rear wing. Active front high speed wing.

2 x dihedral hydro electically lifting doors with safety anti-drop valve system. Soft close. Neonode Air Bar gesture open system. Arash AP via Vodafone for body functions on Apple Watch or Iphone.
Electro hydraulic rear engine cover and front bonnet lift.

Suspension

All wheel premium damper with electro hydraulic lifter for speed bumps (+150mm). Lower suspension setting for high speed (+150mm)

Driving Performance

Top Speed

Overall more than 201mph with combustion engine
Overall more than 200mph with electric motors

Acceleration
0 -100km (62mph)    less than 3 seconds
0-200kmh  (124mph) less than 8 seconds
0 – 300kmh (186mph) less than 27 seconds

Overtaking acceleration
80-120kmh (50-75mph) less than 1.8s

Acceleration in electric mode only
0 – 60kmh  (37mph)  less than 3 seconds
0 -100kmh (62mph)  less than 5 seconds

Equipment

Electro hydraulic door opening system with soft close.
Neonode with Air Bar door gesture system. Infotainment system with Air Bar touch-less sat nav, OBD, climate control.

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