With dealers in Mexico, the Middle-East and the UK; the first customer cars delivered; an array of positive media reviews; and a new high-tech factory coming on stream; the VUHL 05 lightweight supercar is set to make great strides in 2016.
London Motor Show
Its first of many public appearances this year will be at the new London Motor Show, Battersea Park, May 5-8, where the up-market brand will be represented by its official UK dealer, Bespoke Performance (www.bespokeperformance.co.uk). This will be the VUHL’s first visit to the England capital and interest in the beautifully-constructed high-performance two-seater is expected to be notably strong.
Goodwood Festival of Speed
An uprated version of the 05 will participate in the new ‘Race Cars For The Road’ class at the Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 23-26), where it will be proudly displayed in the supercar paddock throughout, other than the two times a day when it will take to the hill in earnest in the hands of a yet-to-be-announced top racing driver. Said VUHL Technical Director Iker Echeverria: “This will be like coming home for us, as VUHL enjoyed its successful global launch at the Festival in 2013, where it was driven by the then Sauber now Haas F1 Team ace Esteban Gutiérrez.
The ultra-striking VUHL 05 is designed for use on both road and track. Its supplier list reads like a who’s who of the global motor industry and no less than 42 percent of the parts are derived from the UK. But it is its unique combination of innovative design, supreme lightweight (it has a power-to-weight ratio of 410bhp/ton), uncompromising build quality and rigorous attention to detail that really sets it apart from its competitors. Said the company’s Managing Director Guillermo Echeverria: “Many of our customers already own, say, a Porsche or Lamborghini and see the nimbler but equally well-made VUHL as a natural garage companion.” UK prices start at £59,995.00.
Further information on the VUHL 05 can be found at www.VUHLautomotive.com and that regarding Bespoke Performance at www.bespokeperformance.co.uk.