One of the two companies trying to revive the name Hispano Suiza has introduced images of the Maguari HS1 GTC supercar ready to be commercialized, after a long period of development and testing.

Hispano Suiza Automobilmanufaktur AG, a Swiss-based car company, has released a new set of CGI graphics of the Maguari HS1 GTC supercar. According to the manufacturer, this is an image of the completed design, no further modifications are needed and the car is ready to go into mass production from this April.

The first completed vehicles will be presented to the public in the fourth quarter of 2022 in Los Angeles, said Daniel Baumgartner, Member of the Board of Management at Hispano Suiza Automobilmanufaktur AG. After that, they will also be displayed within the framework of major motorsport events in the US (Laguna Seca racetrack), Europe (Paul Ricard racetrack in France, Goodwood in England) and in the Emirates. United Arab Emirates (Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi). The first customers are expected to receive their cars around early 2023.

The Hispano Suiza Maguari HS1 GTC was first introduced as a concept in 2019. The company initially planned to reveal the final production version in June 2020 at the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles, but the launch was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the difficulties, Hispano Suiza Automobilmanufaktur AG continues to develop and prepare for production of their supercar at the factory in Munich, Germany.

As we can see from these latest renderings, the exterior of the Maguari HS1 GTC has changed a bit compared to before. Differences include the design of the front bumper intake, the disappearance of the Maguari emblem (a species of stork that lives in South America), a larger splitter, smaller mirrors and two dual exhaust pipes changed to a rectangular shape. . The car model retains the large alloy wheels with a diameter of 22 inches at the front and 23 inches at the rear.

The supercar is 5,100 mm long, 2,100 mm wide and only 1,250 mm high, weighing 1,890 kg. The chassis uses aluminum with carbon fiber and the body also uses mainly aluminum, to streamline weight. The Maguari HS1 GTC will be equipped with 440mm carbon-ceramic brakes on all wheels, featuring six-piston calipers. The suspension system is promised to come with Active Hybrid Lifting System technology, which may be a form of air suspension to raise/lower the car’s chassis when necessary.

Most notably, the car’s mid-mounted 5.5L twin-turbo V10 engine is advertised as capable of producing extremely impressive power of up to 1,184 horsepower (883 kW / 1,200 PS) and extreme torque. 1,100 Nm, much higher parameters than the 1,085 horsepower and 1,050 Nm of torque when it was a concept car. Power is still transmitted to the rear wheels through a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

Hispano Suiza estimates that the Maguari will accelerate from 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in under 2.8 seconds. The maximum speed will be electronically limited to 360 km/h (224 mph) to ensure driver safety when operating, although the vehicle’s technical design has the actual ability to exceed the 400 mark. km/h (249 mph).

According to the latest press release, Maguari HS1 GTC will still maintain the original planned production quantity limited to 300 units over a period of 6 years, with an expected annual production volume of 50 vehicles. Hispano Suiza Automobilmanufaktur AG plans to sell this V10 supercar in the US, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Currently in the world there are two companies claiming to be “the successors of Hispano Suiza” – a Spanish car brand that has ceased operations since 1968. In addition to Hispano Suiza Automobile Manufaktur AG is headquartered in Switzerland with its This Maguari HS1 GTC, there is another company called Hispano Suiza Cars, headquartered in Spain and introduced an electric supercar model called Carmen in 2019.

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