The Huet Brothers original HB Special, released three years ago, was based on the aging mechanicals of a Triumph TR6. The new HB Coupe should have stronger bones: it starts its life as a BMW 1 Series Coupe.

Buyers can opt for the daily-driver model announced a couple of weeks ago, or one of the two more hardcore iterations shown here. The HB Coupe RR modifies the BMW underpinnings with a full carbon monocoque, gives it a more spartan interior, and offers a buffet of engine options, including a 220-horsepower diesel four, a 3.0-liter inline six with 306 hp, or the full M-spec 330 hp six for a 0-60 run in 5.3, 4.0 or 3.8 seconds, respectively.

Not shabby, but for the truly performance-obsessed there's also a track-ready Race model. Tino and Paul Huet are taking orders, but in order to complete development and begin construction, they're generating capital by selling their line of wristwatches.
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HB Coupe RR

The Road is my Circuit
• I want a race car for on the road
• I don't care too much for comfort
• I would like to take a bag though
• I want to be one with the machine
• I sometimes get stuck in traffic
• I promise not to crash but if I do I want to walk away

Full Carbon monocoque.

HB Coupe RR Diesel | HB Coupe RR | HB Coupe RR M
2L 4cyl Diesel | 3L - 6cyl | 3L - 6cyl M
220 BHP/400 NM | 306 BHP/400 NM | 330 BHP/450 NM

0-100 kph
5.3 Seconds | 4 Seconds | 3.8 Seconds

Top Speed
250 km 250 km 250 km

1046 KG | 1082 KG | 1099 KG

Rear Wheel Drive
Manual 6 speed gearbox.
The Diesel is also available with a 6 speed automatic. The HB Coupe RR is available with a seven speed double clutch transmission.

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