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  • Another American Made Mid-Engine Sports Car Well Into The Pipeline

    ARIA Group came out with an updated press release today of the two mid-engine hype sports cars. The California based company has more than 20 years of building high performance cars for customers. They decided to put all of the experience into their own mid-engine car. Here is some information from their site

    Here are their performance specs:



    ARIA FE


    PERFORMANCE

    MAXIMUM SPEED.............. 215MPH

    0-60MPH.............................. 3.1s

    MAXIMUM POWER............ 740BHP

    MAXIMUM TORQUE.......... 700 LB/FT

    ENGINE

    CAPACITY............................. 6,300CC

    TYPE...................................... V8

    TECHNOLOGY.................... SUPER-CHARGED

    TRANSMISSION.................. 7 SPEED DUAL-CLUTCH



    CHASSIS &amp; BODY

    CONSTRUCTION................ CARBON FIBER MONOCOQUE

    BODY..................................... CARBON FIBER EXTERIOR PANELS

    COMPONENTS................... EXTENSIVE 3-D PRINTED

    LAYOUT................................ MID-ENGINE



    WHEELS &amp; TIRES

    WHEELS............................... FORGED MONOBLOCK

    FRONT/REAR...................... 20"X10", 21"X13"

    TIRES..................................... PIRELLI P-ZERO TROFEO R

    FRONT/REAR...................... 265/35 ZR20", 325/30 ZR21"



    WEIGHT &amp; DIMENSIONS

    CURB WEIGHT.................... 2,998 LB (1,360KG)

    LENGTH............................... 4470mm

    WIDTH.................................. 1930mm

    HEIGHT................................. 1139mm

    WHEELBASE........................ 2709mm

    PRICE

    Upon Application



    ARIA FXE


    PERFORMANCE

    MAXIMUM SPEED............... 243MPH

    0-60MPH............................... 2.9s

    MAXIMUM POWER............. 1150BHP

    MAXIMUM TORQUE........... 1340 LB/FT

    ENGINE

    CAPACITY.............................. 6,300CC

    TYPE........................................ V8 &amp; ELECTRIC

    TECHNOLOGY..................... SUPER-CHARGED

    BATTERY................................. LITHIUM-ION 10kWh

    TRANSMISSION................... 7 SPEED DUAL-CLUTCH

    CHASSIS &amp; BODY

    CONSTRUCTION................. CARBON FIBER MONOCOQUE

    BODY...................................... CARBON FIBER EXTERIOR PANELS

    COMPONENTS.....................EXTENSIVE 3-D PRINTED TITANIUM

    LAYOUT.................................. MID-ENGINE

    SPOILER................................. DEPLOY-ABLE AND ACTIVE AIR-BRAKE

    WHEELS &amp; TIRES

    WHEELS................................. FORGED CENTER-LOCK MONOBLOCK WITH CARBON FIBER FLOW INSERTS

    FRONT/REAR........................ 20"X10", 21"X13"

    TIRES...................................... PIRELLI P-ZERO TROFEO R

    FRONT/REAR....................... 265/35 ZR20", 325/30 ZR21"

    WEIGHT &amp; DIMENSIONS

    CURB WEIGHT..................... 3,350 LB (1,520KG)

    LENGTH................................. 4470mm

    WIDTH.................................... 1930mm

    HEIGHT.................................. 1139mm

    WHEELBASE......................... 2709mm

    PRICE

    Upon Application
    Enthusiastic owner of 'RedHot' Prod.Wk 7 Oct '13 Museum Del. 29 Oct '13
    Contributing Member of the National Corvette Museum
    Web site: https://www.daumphotography.com/
    blog: https://insight.daumphotography.com/

  • #2
    Thank you Jeff. That is a beautiful car. They had either a cousin or that identical car at the LA Auto Show. Surprise to us all, the tailights were C7 tailights that literally had their top inch taken off. And while we all drooled over the car, the price tag was in the ballpark of $1.4M.
    GBA Black; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51 & Mag Ride; E60 lift; 5VM visible carbon fiber package; 5ZZ high wing; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; 3LT; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; J6N Edge Red Calipers; SNG Edge Red Hashmarks; VQK Splash Guards; RCC Edge Red engine cover; VJR illuminated sill plates. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 22 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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    • #3
      That is one nice looking car to me. Wow. 240+ mph. Love to ride or drive it and since price says "upon application", I know I'm out.
      2017 TR GS 2LT

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      • #4
        Their booth representative was very coy about pricing, in fact while friendly, outright refusing to answer our multiple pricing requests (we loved that car and must have doubled back to see it in the main lobby about three times even before lunch). At 2:00 PM on our last trip by, there was a new booth rep, who while also not willing at first to share it price, finally said, “well about $1.4M, but we will talk pricing when you are ready to order.”
        GBA Black; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51 & Mag Ride; E60 lift; 5VM visible carbon fiber package; 5ZZ high wing; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; 3LT; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; J6N Edge Red Calipers; SNG Edge Red Hashmarks; VQK Splash Guards; RCC Edge Red engine cover; VJR illuminated sill plates. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 22 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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        • #5
          The price isn't surprising in that they are limiting production across both versions to a total of 400 cars globally, and each car will be fully bespoke to each purchaser.
          Enthusiastic owner of 'RedHot' Prod.Wk 7 Oct '13 Museum Del. 29 Oct '13
          Contributing Member of the National Corvette Museum
          Web site: https://www.daumphotography.com/
          blog: https://insight.daumphotography.com/

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          • #6
            Nice looking car, its something that is way out of my price range.

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            • #7
              7-spd dual clutch. I vote = yes! Put a Corvette emblem on it and move the decimal point on the price. Like!

              FE is 2998 lbs. FEX is 3350 lbs. The difference of 352 lbs. is interesting.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by noxqq View Post
                7-spd dual clutch. I vote = yes! Put a Corvette emblem on it and move the decimal point on the price. Like!

                FE is 2998 lbs. FEX is 3350 lbs. The difference of 352 lbs. is interesting.
                Humm, good idea I think Weight difference includes batteries, electric motors and lighter materials used in FEX.
                Enthusiastic owner of 'RedHot' Prod.Wk 7 Oct '13 Museum Del. 29 Oct '13
                Contributing Member of the National Corvette Museum
                Web site: https://www.daumphotography.com/
                blog: https://insight.daumphotography.com/

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                • #9
                  740 hp. 700 lb. ft of torque. A DCT. ME. 3k lbs. And 3.1 second 0-60. Those numbers don't add up. Should be a 2.5 sec sprint.
                  Last edited by OnPoint; 07-10-2018, 04:57 PM.

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