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  Vector W8
1990 - 1992
Vector W8
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Specs
Metric   Imperial
 
General
Class Hypercar
Body 2 Door 2 Seat
Coupe
Layout Mid Engine
Transmission 3 Speed Automatic
Number Built 19 
Engine
Type Conventional
Details Twin Turbo V8
Capacity
350 in3 
Max Power
634 bhp @6500rpm 
Max Torque
620 lb/ft @4200rpm 
Power to Weight
473 bhp/ton 
Torque to Weight
463 lbft/ton 
Specific Output 111 bhp/litre 
Compression 7.0:1 
Bore x Stroke
 
Fuel Cons
 
Emissions  
Performance
Top Speed
216 mph 
0 - 30 mph
 
0 - 60 mph
4.0 sec 
0 - 100 mph
8.4 sec 
0 - 124 mph
12.0 sec 
0 - 186 mph
 
30 - 70 mph
 
Standing qtr Mile
11.2sec @???mph 
60 - 0 mph
 
0 - 100 - 0 mph
 
Ring Lap Time  
Lateral Accn 1.00 g 
Drag Cd  
Dimensions
Length
172.0 in 
Width
76.0 in 
Height
42.5 in 
Weight
3000 lbs 
Wheels (F/R) 9 X 16
12 X 16 
Tyres (F/R) 225/45 ZR16
315/40 ZR16 
Fuel Capacity
 
Pricing
New Price £n/a
Used Price £400000 - £650000

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Profile

The radical Vehicle Design Force Vector W8 was intended to set new standards in the world of performance cars.

The Vector first saw light as the W2 of 1980. After startup problems the Vector returned in 1990 as the W8. The space age supercar made extensive use of exotic materials such as Kevlar and strengthened plastics normally only to be found in the aeronautics industry. The aircraft similarities continued into the 'cockpit' with advanced digital instrumentation modelled on those found in an F-15 fighter.

Power was provided by a twin Turbocharged Chevrolet 5.7L V8 boasting no less than 634bhp and a massive 620lbft or torque. Performance was astronomical with a standing quarter in a little over 11sec and a claimed 230mph (but probably around the 215mph mark in reality).

Just 19 were built before production ceased in 1992.


Ratings
 
Performance8/10
Handling7/10
Looks10/10
Features8/10
Quality7/10
Costs5/10
Desire7/10
Eco1/10
Practicality3/10
Sound9/10
Overall Rating
65%
Ranks 761 of 1123
Money No Object
67%
Ranks 709 of 1123
Bargain Rating
41%
Ranks 629 of 1123

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Lineage
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W8

(1990 - 1992)
  

M12

(1996 - 1999)

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