Devon GTX

18 08 2009

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Daniel Paulin, former Ford designer, has created a design concept for Devon Motorworks that hints at a future American supercar.
Known as the ‘design that navigates between the past and science fiction,’ the new Devon GTX is said to be the shape of the future supercar from America.

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The exterior features a blend of muscle and curves that won’t have you mistaking this for a German supercar. As for the inside, Paulin decided to go with a more clean electronic dashboard with retro touches such as the gear-shifter and steering wheel that resembles those in a Ford Mustang.

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The Devon GTX could be the next American supercar. Scott Devon hopes so, anyway. He’s the founder of Devon Motorworks and CEO of Cole’s Quality Foods. His Web site — the motorsports one — claims that the GTX is a “pure driving oriented vehicle where design intent is all about simplicity, functionality and beauty.”

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The Devon GTX put its attributes to good use and set a Laguna Seca lap time “record” of 1.35.075.

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General specifications
Country of origin United States
Numbers built N/A
Introduced 2010
Engine
Configuration 90º V 10
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 8.357 liter / 510 cu in
Compression 10.2:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV, VVT
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Drivetrain
Chassis/body carbon fibre body steel spaceframe chassis
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, two-way adjustable coil springs over shock-absorbers
Steering rack-and-pinion, power assisted
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round, ABS
Gearbox 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive
Dimensions
Length / Width / Height 4374 mm (172.2 in) / 1994 mm (78.5 in) / 1230 mm (48.4 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2509 mm (98.8 in) / N/A / N/A
Performance figures
Power 650 bhp / 485 KW @ 6100 rpm
BHP/Liter 78 bhp / liter


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