The first Polish supercar revealed at Autosport show, roadgoing counterpart due late 2016
Jimi Beckwith
14 January 2016

Polish carmaker Arrinera has revealed the Hussarya GT at Autosport International, designed to compete in GT4 races in Great Britain and Europe.

Only two to three examples of the 430bhp GT4 racer will be produced within the next year, although a "largely similar” road-going version to homologate the Hussarya GT is due by the end of 2016. A very exclusive, higher-end model, badged Hussarya 33 is also slated for future production.

A projected top speed of 250-260kph (155-162mph) was quoted by Greg Pękala, CEO of Arrinera Racing, with a power output of 430bhp falling within the GT4 class rules.

Pękala revealed a price of £130-140,000 for the Hussarya, although the model hasn’t yet undergone testing. Pękala plans to test the car in the UK, although at this early stage he is unsure of availability or suitability of a testing location.

The car was shown at Autosport International to attract interest from prospective clients, and Pękala claims public reaction to the Arrinera Hussarya GT was encouraging. “It’s been a good reaction, but the car still needs to be proven on track to get the publicity we need,” he said.

Pękala also stressed that success of the car also depends upon its eligibility to race in its targeted series, as well as the availability of potential drivers competing behind the wheel.

According to Pękala, the roadgoing Hussarya has been in development longer than the racing Arrinera, but entering the car into the racing series was a quicker way of building awareness and publicity.

“We’re still trying to find our place in that respect,” he added. 

Our Verdict

Zenos E10 S

Does the Zenos E10 have enough to oust Caterham and Lotus off their throne

Add your comment

Log in or register to post comments

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week

  •  Kia Optima PHEV
    First Drive
    25 August 2016
    Plug-in hybrid Optima is a practical, tax-efficient PHEV that undercuts rivals and fulfils its main remit well, but keen drivers need not apply
  • Kia Optima Sportwagon
    First Drive
    25 August 2016
    New Kia estate looks the part, has good space and handles tidily, but its engine's flexibility and refinement let it down
  • Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 Spyder
    First Drive
    24 August 2016
    Awful driving position aside, drop-top Huracán handles UK roads well. It's more dynamically rounded than its rangemates, but lacks rivals' handling bite
  • Porsche Panamera 4S Diesel
    First Drive
    23 August 2016
    Its predecessor may have been a bit limp, but the Porsche Panamera 4S Diesel is crushingly rapid and suitably luxurious
  • Car review
    23 August 2016
    Can the best sports coupé of the decade absorb a contentious new engine?