Arrinera supercar with 478kW supercharged V8

An all-new supercar is set to hit town, coming from Polish company Arrinera Automotive. The Arrinera supercar features a cracking 478kW supercharged mid-mounted V8, so the specs definitely read like a supercar.

Stepping into the supercar game is a hard task, especially for companies that are fresh in the business. Arrinera appears to have the styling down pat with its new car though, offering a hint of Lamborghini Gallardo in its design.

The body of the Arrinera supercar is partly made from carbon fibre, showcasing a low and sharp front end, a carbon roof, and an aggressively chunky rear with LED taillights. It all sits on a steel chassis with a multi-link rear suspension setup that was apparently developed by Lee Noble – of Noble supercars.

In the back sits a snarling 6.2-litre supercharged V8 engine producing a very supercar-like 478kW of power and a whopping 820Nm of torque. The engine is matched up to a Graziano-based sequential-type transmission.

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With a total weight of 1300kg, you can begin to imagine the sort of acceleration this thing is capable of. Sprinting from 0-100km/h is rated at 3.2 seconds, while top speed is out at a mind-bending 340km/h.

So how much for all this? Arrinera is pitching the car at a reasonable (for a supercar) £100,000, approximately AU$157,100. Would you buy one?

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. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.