A unique British street supercar, dubbed the world’s ‘most dangerous’, has sold for a staggering £600,000 at auction.
The new owner of TVR Cerbera Speed 12 This is the only model of its kind ever made, so you can be confident that you won’t see another model on the road.
However, it gained fame when it was used as a model. Grand Turismo computer games.
It was eventually sold to a British buyer for £601,500, nearly double the expected price.
The Speed 12, which happened to look like a road-legal race car, was so powerful and difficult to drive as a prototype that it was decided not to proceed with production runs.
TVR, and then-president Peter Wheeler, was not known to shy away from challenges, but even the company’s chief, who raced other models in his spare time, thought it was too much for a buyer. was
Designed to keep up with famous models McLaren F1The Speed 12 has a 7.7-liter V12 petrol engine.
The power unit produced around 850 horsepower and weighed only around 1,000 kg, so acceleration was blistering.
TVR built a single Speed 12 road car, consisting of road cars, prototypes and racing parts, and sold it to buyers who were personally vetted by Wheeler himself to make sure it would reach the right homes.
A 1996 model was also exhibited at the auction. ford The Escort Cosworth 2.0 sold for £163,12, setting a new record for a standard production car sold at auction.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/motors/22458343/worlds-most-dangerous-car-sells-fortune-auction-tvr/ World’s ‘most dangerous car’ sells for staggering £600,000 at auction