Image credits: © Lotec.

Originally conceived in 1994 wîth construction completed in 1995 by a Únited Arab Emirates Citizen who desired to own the fastest, individually owned car in the world! He contracted Mercedes which in turn also contacted Lotec for the body design. The letter C stands for the carbon fiber (race car), and the number 1000 stands for 1000 horsepower. Power plant powered by Mercedes and body design by Lotec. Power plant consists of 5.6 liter V-8 Mercedes engine, wîth Garrett twin turbo chargers. Runs on a mixture of unleaded gas, and aviation fuel. (concept carz) Hewkand 5 speed racing transmission and 4 ram AP IMSA racing brakes. Body consists of carbon fiber and Aerospace material frame. Design and engineering cost over $1,000,000 and actual constuction cost was over 1,200,000 total production cost was over $2,200,000. 0-60mph in 3.2 seconds, 0-125 mph in 8.08 seconds, top speed 268 mph.

Source - Barrett-Jackson
 
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