New York-based startup company ready to reveal 1677bhp supercar at April show, with electric and track-focused versions to follow

US-based startup firm Lyons Motor has unveiled plans to showcase its 1677bhp LM2 Streamliner supercar at the New York motor show next week.

The LM2 Streamliner, which is powered by an 8.2-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine, is claimed to have an estimated top speed of 290mph. Its makers claim the car can reach 60mph in 2.2sec, 100mph in 4.1sec and 200mph in 11.85sec. The V8 engine produces 1610lb ft. Drive is sent to all four wheels by a seven-speed sequential transmission.

Those heady performance claims put the LM2 Streamliner into direct competition with more established names such as Koenigsegg. Lyons Motor says the LM2 streamliner also gets a 16in touchscreen infotainment system inside. The car’s aerodynamic bodywork is made from carbonfibre.

The company says it is the first car manufacturer to be based in New York city for 70 years and that the LM2 Streamliner will “counter the best performing and exclusive vehicles from Europe, Asia and beyond have to offer.

"The LM2 Streamliner is not only an engineering tour de force; it is a masterpiece equivalent to fine art.”

Pointing towards a future family of Streamliner models, company boss Kevin Lyons says all-wheel-drive electric and Super Sport GT versions of the car are already in development.

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25 March 2015
They're one week early.

25 March 2015
I bet Mr Keating is bricking it.

25 March 2015
... he wants his plow (sic) back.

25 March 2015
Sounds like a 1930's Airliner,we will just have to wait and see.

Peter Cavellini.

25 March 2015
Looks like a 1960s car of the future concept and about as realistic.


I'm a disillusioned former Citroëniste.

25 March 2015
What a load of old tosh.

25 March 2015
Any Alfa saloon.

26 March 2015
(And that's just the company font).

26 March 2015
Another US start up firm trying to out do established European hypercar offerings with a highly charged, high capacity V8 and hugely boastful performance claims. This should be interesting, let's step back a moment and see how this pans out......... Oh there we go............ Nowt, the whole thing never made it off the piece of fag paper it was developed on.

"Why is not getting more media attention? It could be the future... Now!"


26 March 2015
Style-free blob. Shame.

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