Weber Sportcars 'faster one'
The Swiss-made Weber Sportcars 'faster one' may not be much to look at, but its spec sheet is something that any auto enthusiast will love. Under that not-so-stylish but highly-aerodynamic carbon fiber body shell lie the makings of a vehicle that could very easily topple the world's best from their perch atop the supercar throne.
The faster one tips the scales at just 2,420 pounds, a key component of its supercar status. Moreover, that weight is distributed evenly over the car's chassis, achieving a perfect 50/50 weight balance.
Powering the light-weight car is a General Motors-sourced LS7 V8. Thanks to twin-superchargers and other engine work, the faster one puts out an impressive 900 horsepower and 774 lb-ft or torque -- resulting in an impressive 2.7 pound per horsepower ratio.
That power is put to the ground via a Weber Sportcars designed all-wheel drive system that can send as much as 36 percent of the car's power to the front wheels. Weber Sportcars also designed the faster one's transmission, which is a six-speed sequential unit.
The end result is a car that can accelerate from 0-62 in just 2.7 seconds, 0-124 in 6.6 seconds and 0-186 in 16.2 seconds and has a top speed of over 248 mph. With that kind of speed on tap, the faster one also comes equipped with 12-piston calipers squeezing 15-inch ceramic disc brakes. A motorized rear wing also provides an air brake, a la the Bugatti Veyron. With a cost of 1.6 million Swiss francs, the faster one is also par with the Veyron's sticker price.