• Apr 25, 2005

Does there seem to be a huge amount of coachbuilders lately putting together hand built cars that most of us will never see in person, no less be able to afford? We're not complaining because these little guys are always pushing the styling and performance limits that many mass-production automakers won't and can't touch. The New Zealand built Hulme.F1 supercar plops a BMW M5 engine mid-ships and molds a carbon fiber body around it. Ultra light weight (2643 lbs) and 450 horsepower along with F1 inspired looks could make this quite a road burner.



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      • 9 Years Ago
      http://www.supercarsnz.com/specs.html Based on these dimensions, it's a very big car. Apart from height, it's bigger than the Vette so the weight seems reasonable.
      • 9 Years Ago
      ditto #1... my 911 weighs over 300lb less.
      • 9 Years Ago
      2600lbs? My Miata weighs 2450, and it's the heaviest Miata ever made (until the NC is released). How did they manage to make this thing so heavy? It looks smaller than an Elise, and with this layout I would expect it to be lighter, too.
      • 9 Years Ago
      I remember seeing the original concept sketches of this car and thinking "wow, this wont make it to reality..." but dang, its really quite hot. Isnt this what Ferrari was really going for with the Enzo? Schumie, eat your heart out.
      • 9 Years Ago
      Methinks the new BMW M5 V-10 would be a better match to an F1 inspired car. Not to mention 50 more horses.
      • 9 Years Ago
      Lamborghini called. They want their headlights back.
      • 9 Years Ago
      Would 26xx lbs be ULTRA lightweight? I'd reserve ultra for the sub-2000lb cars. Granted even the supercars now are 3000lbs - the Enzo and Carrera GT are 32xx each.
      • 9 Years Ago
      Whoa, looks sexier than an Enzo, IMHO of course.
      • 9 Years Ago
      Yeah! Using arrows' color is always a winner.