Ares is planning what’s presumably its most ambitious car project but.
The Modena, Italy-based car customization firm has revealed to High Equipment magazine that it’s working on a new supercar, based on the platform of the C8 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray.
Ares S Challenge
Code-named the S Challenge, the new supercar shares none of its strains with the Corvette and even has very diverse proportions. For instance, the S Challenge looks to be like to personal a more cab-forward form a lot like a Koenigsegg or Pagani. There are also Koenigsegg influences in terms of the wraparound windshield, whereas the central spine and single strip for the tail lamps is paying homage to the Bugatti Chiron’s rump.
The donor Corvette’s mechanicals remain, but impressively Ares has managed to amplify vitality substantially with out going the easy route of using forced induction. A ambitious 705 horsepower and 715 pound-feet of torque could be readily obtainable, with the engine acknowledged to be capable or revving to 9,000 rpm.
2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray with C6 ZR1 wheels
The Corvette’s LT2 6.2-liter V-8 is in general accurate for 495 hp and 470 lb-feet, when the auto is equipped with the Z51 package. Speaking to High Equipment, Ares CEO Dany Bahar acknowledged his crew turned into once in a position to amplify vitality attributable to about a abet from a vendor in the USA.
Cherish in the Corvette, pressure in the S Challenge is to the rear wheels simplest, by an 8-tear twin-snatch transmission. Simulations point out the auto could be capable of the 0-62 mph ride in 2.6 seconds.
2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Deliveries of the S Challenge are attributable to initiate in dumb 2020, that intention improvement is already moderately evolved. Ares will manufacture valid 24 coupe versions, after which more derivatives could be conscious. Whenever you are going to relish one, pricing starts at 500,000 euros (approximately $592,610).
That shouldn’t be the first time Ares has rebodied a newest supercar. Correct closing twelve months Ares unveiled the Lamborghini Huracan-based Panther ProgettoUno. The “Panther” in the name is a reference to the De Tomaso Pantera, whose styling served as inspiration.