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The Naran hypercar has 1000 horsepower and enough seats for a family

A new hypercar joins the market from a new company you've never heard of.

A man with an empire of private aircraft, Ameerh Naran has a passion for fast cars. CEO of Vimana Private Jets and owner of multiple supercars, the Indian-Zimbabwean enterpreneur has turned his attention down from sky travel to the asphalt, founding the company Naran Automotive.

Dreamed up by wealthy investors, hypercar start-up firms are rather common, but only a select few make it to reality.

Credit: Naran

Credit: Naran

Meet the Naran. Designed for billionaires and built to rival the likes of the Ferrari SF90 and Aston Martin Vulcan, the GT3 inspired hypercar is built on the BMW M8, using a heavily modified version of the M8's chassis and suspension.

The engine, BMW's 4.4L twin-turbo V8 makes up to 460kW (617hp) in the top spec M8 Competition, but Naran Automotive has bored the displacement out to 5.0 litres, rocketing power output up to 781kW (1048hp) and 1036Nm, all whilst stating that there is still more room for power. Paired to the 8-speed ZF gearbox and all-wheel drive with the rears available at the click of a button, the hypercar supposedly manages a 0-60mph (0-97km/h) time of just 2.3 seconds.

Credit: Naran

Credit: Naran

With four seats inside, it's enough to fit a family - and the company is confident in the success of the Naran in beating even well established two-seater competitors, chasing after high profile marques such as Bugatti's Chiron Super Sport 300+. Coated in carbon fibre and specialised materials, pricing for the Naran will start at $1,136,950 USD (A$1,539,123) in 'base' specification.

Testing commences by March 2021, and customers will begin receiving their orders starting 2022.

- AutoNews Australia

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Comments (30)

  • I'm literally bored of all these cars. Nearly every week we have startup coming up with a 1000hp hypercar which we might never see on the road

      1 month ago
  • So who’s putting their family in a 1000 HP monster?! Not me

      1 month ago
  • Another day another hypercar start up.

    It’s a BMW with a different body.

    A 4.4ltr engine producing over 600hp, bored to 5ltr. So what else have they done? That wouldn’t account for another 430hp.

    To be honest, I think it’s a great looking car. But another expensive hypercar! Really! Is that what we need right now?

    Everybody and their dog seems to starting up a new car company, most of which will never see the asphalt for real. It’s becoming a bit boring, and I never thought I’d say that! But it is!

    Another totally impractical, unaffordable toy for multi-millionaires, billionaires and oligarchs.

    What’s the point?

      1 month ago
    • $$$

      The wealthy have money to burn. This won't even be a dent in these people wallets. This is not for you or me. We're the "little people" who are nothing more than labor. That's the coffee - wake up and smell it. We are all slaves to these same...

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        1 month ago
    • LOL. We’re the ones buying football tickets.

        1 month ago
  • Imagine pulling up to the school gates in that😂

      1 month ago
  • After all every family can afford a 1.2 mil. car, right?

      1 month ago