Thursday, March 4, 2010

Maybach Exelero, 2005

Maybach Exelero, 2005

The Maybach Exelero is a high-performance concept car designed and built by luxury marque Maybach. The 690 hp (SAE) (514 kW) two-seater with a bi-turbo V12 engine is a one-off design commissioned by Fulda Tyres. Fulda is using this Maybach as a reference vehicle to test a new generation of wide tyres. The German luxury car manufacturer created the one-off model as a modern interpretation of its legendary streamlined car of the 1930s. There are various allusions to the historical predecessor, which was likewise based on a powerful Maybach automobile, in this case the Maybach SW 38, and was also used by Fulda for tyre testing.

* Length : 5.89 m (19.3 ft)
* Width : 2.14 m (7.0 ft)
* Weight : 2660 kg (5864 lb)
* Engine : V12 bi-turbo from Maybach 57 S 690 hp (SAE) (522 kW), 1020 N·m (737 ft·lbf)
* Top speed : 351 km/h (218 mph)
* Tires : 315/25 ZR 23
* Fuel used for Top speed test: 110 octane (6€/liter)


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