Successor to last year's AP-1 sports car weighs just 1200kg and will offer "rapid acceleration"
Felix Page Autocar writer
13 February 2020

British sports car manufacturer Apex will reveal a new electric supercar on Friday in London.

The car, called AP-0, was scheduled to be unveiled at the Geneva motor show, but the reveal was postponed after the show was cancelled due to fears of coronavirus.

Following the launch of Apex’s debut model in 2019, the 620kg, 400bhp AP-1, the AP-O is the firm’s first all-electric sports car. Apex claimed the AP-0 weighs 1200kg - significantly lower than the majority of electric sports cars - thanks to the use of a pure carbonfibre tub at its core.

Performance figures are unconfirmed, but the company said the AP-0 will offer “rapid acceleration”, as well as “superior agility, outstanding handling and exceptional cornering ability”. The AP-1 can crack the 0-62mph sprint in well under three seconds and has a top speed of 174mph.

Like the AP-1, the AP-0 is expected to be designed mainly for track use, in the same vein as combustion-fuelled rivals such as the Radical Rapture, KTM X-Bow and Ariel Atom.

A preview sketch gives little away, but it appears the AP-0 will sport a heavily angled front end, bonnet-mounted mirrors and a centrally mounted, sharkfin-style carbonfibre wing.

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9 March 2020

 Who is doing that I wonder?, well under three is where second place starts.

289

9 March 2020

..... another new electric 'Hypercar' with a brand name you have never heard of!!

10 March 2020
289 wrote:

..... another new electric 'Hypercar' with a brand name you have never heard of!!

I scrolled down to enter exactly the same comment, word for word.

289

10 March 2020
...... ;-)
Its true!

10 March 2020

Best to pooh pooh it, then!

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