Posted on: Sep 13, 2012 | 25,337 reads

Leno Drives de Macross Supercar

The Denim chin checks out a South Korean supercar made in Canada.
It's been a while since the Denim Chin gave an exotic one-off the once-over at his famous garage, so having the de Macross Epique GT1 supercar pay him a visit makes for a nice treat. The car is the realization of Keyser J. Hur's dream, a South Korean vintage sports car collector who wanted to create a modern tribute to classic designs. The retro shape is motivated by the same 5.4-liter supercharged V8 as the Ford GT, but upgraded by Roush to 845 horsepower and 740 pound-feet of torque for a 3.1-second 0-60 time and a 235 mph top end.
Leno Drives de Macross Supercar
The mid-engined, million-dollar race-spirited de Macross features a Multimatic engineered hybrid carbon fiber and aluminum monocoque chassis and 4-way independently adjustable Dynamic Suspension Spool Valve [DSSV] dampers - the same technology used by Red Bull Racing when it won the 2010 Formula 1 World Championship.
Leno Drives de Macross Supercar
Leno Drives de Macross Supercar
Leno Drives de Macross Supercar
Leno Drives de Macross Supercar
Leno Drives de Macross Supercar



by Adam Lynton
Leno Drives de Macross Supercar
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