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New Zealanders are being given a chance to invest in the creation of the country's home-grown supercar. Hulme Supercars Limited is proposing an IPO with share lots offered for as little as $NZ 1,000 ($701 U.S.) that will make the nation part of some future Hulme CanAm tradition, should there be one. A buyer of the LS7-powered car itself would need at least $699,000 more to take one home, so $1,000 for a piece of the company that makes it might not be all bad.

The money will be used to put the car into series production for world markets. If you're interested, you can request a prospectus by e-mailing or writing to Hulme. The offer is only open to New Zealanders, though, so all of you international barons will have to wait for the scraps if there are any left over. Hat tip to Darren!


  • Photo Credit: Keran McKenzie
  • Photo Credit: Keran McKenzie
  • Photo Credit: Keran McKenzie
  • Photo Credit: Keran McKenzie
  • Photo Credit: Keran McKenzie
  • Photo Credit: Keran McKenzie
  • Photo Credit: Keran McKenzie
  • Photo Credit: Keran McKenzie
  • Photo Credit: Keran McKenzie
  • Photo Credit: Keran McKenzie
  • Photo Credit: Keran McKenzie
  • Photo Credit: Keran McKenzie

[Source: NZ Classic Car]


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      • 5 Years Ago
      I don't see this company lasting more than a couple of years, even with an IPO
        • 5 Years Ago
        I don't see this company lasting more than a couple of years, BECAUSE of the IPO.


        Publicly-traded company would mean their financials are supposed to be more transparent and more easily scrutinized. Give them a few years to burn through that initial cash and then watch them go bust. Too bad, because it's a heck of a cool looking car.
        • 5 Years Ago
        Um Hulme has already been around for half a decade before this news.
      • 5 Years Ago
      and I thought Korea was the only one to copy car designs, how much of a ripoff can you be? Not only is it 90% of the same design the Caparo T1 is, IT'S THE SAME COLOR TOO!

      --RS
        • 5 Years Ago
        How can the Hulme F1 look like a car that wasn't even around yet when the design was unveiled?
        • 5 Years Ago
        The Hulme F1 was unveiled in 2005, the Caparo T1 in 2006. And if you actually compared the two, you'll see they're quite different.
        • 5 Years Ago
        I was about to - you, because "it looks like....!!!!" posts are annoying, then you said Caparo and I was like, "wait, this article isn't about caparo?!". Yeah...gunna have to side with you on that one.

        Don't like the Korean comment, but can't fault the caparo one.
      • 5 Years Ago
      thats not a supercar its a race car...Most of us would be just as happy with an ariel atom and $650,000 to go buy a couple R8's a GTR and a prius lol
        • 5 Years Ago
        ...or a X-bow, what the heck is this thing going to compete with?
        • 5 Years Ago
        Yet, the R8 or GT-R won't be as fast as the Hulme F1. The F1 will weigh close to the Caparo T1. Meaning, with the 505hp LS7, it'll be miles faster than both the R8 and GT-R.
        • 5 Years Ago
        Read the rest of my comment.

        The GT-R comes in at a very hefty 3,900lbs. The R8 weighs in at 3,600lbs.

        This will be competing with the Caparo T1, which guess what...

        Weighs only 1,100lbs and has a power-to-weight ratio of 1,000hp/ton. That's Veyron territory.
        • 5 Years Ago
        "the R8 or GT-R won't be as fast as the Hulme F1"

        really?
      • 5 Years Ago
      Looks like fun - but it also looks like it should cost around $30 grand.
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