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Subaru-powered SDR V-Storm revealed at Autosport International
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15 January 2010

British car firm SDR Sports Cars has revealed its three-seat V-Storm sports car at the Autosport International show.

The Ariel Atom-rivalling SDR V-Storm has a McLaren F1-style central driving position, which SDR claims gives the V-Storm the feel of a single-seat race car.

Pics of the SDR V-Storm

Power for the rear-drive, mid-engined V-Storm comes from a Subaru four-cylinder boxer engine tuned to produce more than 300bhp. The car weighs around 700kg and SDR claims it can get from 0-6mph in less than four seconds.

It features a modular chassis design which allows customers to change the car’s bodywork and engine as more designs and power options become available.

SDR managing director Simon Dickens said: “I wanted to develop something new and exciting that gets the pulse racing and offers the thrills of a Seven, but with dramatic modern styling and the capability of carrying three people.”

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omah1975 15 January 2010

Re: New British sports car launched

With all that power, I wonder why it is so slow. According to the article it gets from 0-6mph in less than 4 seconds!

Jon Hardcastle 15 January 2010

Re: New British sports car launched

Personally despite it resembling the Atom I like this cottage indusrty type car making and wish them every success. Lets face it we were crap at car production on a large scale!

TheWizardWeb 15 January 2010

Re: New British sports car launched

In the development meeting, did they have a box called "Cars we like" and another "Favourite features". One bit of paper drawn from each and they drew "Ariel Atom" and "McLaren F1's seating position".

Next will be "Bugatti Veyron" and "wheel trims my mate got from Halfords"

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