As boutique automakers go, Arash has been around for quite a long time, yet it hasn't really made much of a splash. We first reported on them a whopping seven years ago, and since then, the English-built brand has trotted out a slow and steady stream of exotica.
You're forgiven if you've never heard of Arash. The last time we reported on the boutique British sports car maker was in August of 2010, when it was announced that the low-slung AF-10 would get a 550-horsepower variant of the V8 used in the last-gen Chevy Corvette Z06 as a base engine. Since then, though, there's been little to no word on the company.
In case you thought the world needed another supercar that looked like every other supercar, which all look like something Mattel dreamed up years ago for Hot Wheels, CAR magazine has gotten official renderings of the Arash AF-10. CAR says its images came directly from the data used to create the body panels for the actual cars, supplied by Arash Farboud. The AF-10 will be powered by either an LS3 or LS9 V8 plucked from GM's parts bin, either of which should offer exhilarating performance in a c