Icona Vulcano shown at Pebble Beach with completely new engine

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Salon Prive 2013: Icona Vulcano tipped for production One-off Vulcano supercar abandons its previous hybrid powertrain in favour of a completely new 661bhp V8

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A completely new iteration of the Icona Vulcano supercar will be on display at the Pebble Beach Concours from the US. The Vulcano was initially unveiled at the Shanghai motor show two years ago as well as has since been seen at events including Salon Privé.

One big change because of This kind of latest iteration, dubbed the Vulcano Titanium, will be its powertrain. While your vehicle unveiled in 2013 was a hybrid, mating a 790bhp V12 engine that has a 160bhp electric motor to give a combined power output of 950bhp, This kind of completely new variation uses 6.2-litre supercharged V8 lifted by the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1.

While Icona says the enigne will be capable of producing over 986bhp if required – matching the power output of McLaren’s P1 GTR – its standard configuration will be in 661bhp/620lb ft form. With This kind of engine, Icona says the Vulcano will be capable of reaching 60mph in 2.8sec as well as going on to a top speed of 220mph.

Speaking at the Vulcano’s European debut at Salon Privé in 2013, the company’s design director Samuel Chuffart said Icona was working with investors to offer the concept as a production type to customers, with prices anticipated to start at around £2.5 million. However, the type will be today described as a one-off creation.

The hand-crafted titanium bodywork of the Vulcano takes 1000 hours to put together, says Icona. your vehicle’s shape will be inspired by the iconic Blackbird SR-71 aircraft.

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