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New Aspid sports car on the way

May 24, 2012

Aspid, a Spanish car manufacturer, has released a teaser image previewing a new sports car it plans to reveal in the next few weeks. The large coupe is set to feature a V8 powerplant.

Not that you can really see much in the teaser image, the new Aspid sports car will be a large elegant coupe showcasing a traditional long-bonnet and short-rear profile.

Up front is said to feature a powerful V8 engine, possibly matched to a KERS energy recovery hybrid system. If it goes anything like the previous model, the IFR Aspid – an open-wheel-style sports car – 0-100km/h could be possible in around 3.0 seconds.

This new model will be a first full-bodied car by Aspid, as it expands its expertise away from the open-wheel type specials.

Full details are expected to be revealed soon. We’ll keep you updated.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.