Haitian rapper and musician Wyclef Jean formally launched the lightest-ever Electrical Supercar, the Attucks Apex APO electrical supercar. It was launched on the Amelia in Florida Sunday. Wyclef Jean was all the time rewarded for his creativity, additionally greatest recognized for his early days with the Fugees and later trailblazing his personal solo path.
Regardless of his profitable music profession, Jean is trying to blaze one other path, combining two of his greatest passions: automobiles and music. The rapper launched Attucks Apex APO within the US this weekend, which Jean calls “the lightest-ever electrical supercar,” with an ultralow weight of 1200 kg (round 2,650 lbs). For comparability, the Rimac Nevera weighs almost twice the APO at 2300 kg (5,070 lbs). The APO claims to have a high velocity of 190 mph and 0 to 60 mph in simply 2.3 seconds utilizing “ultra-advanced aerodynamics” and a carbon fiber chassis. A rear electrical motor churns out 650 hp and 427 lb-ft (580 nm) of torque.
Jean posted a video of the UK-designed, US-built Attucks Apex APO electrical supercar together with a customized tune for the reveal on his Twitter Monday. The launch was in collaboration with Attucks Futures and Know-how, a enterprise based by Wyclef Jean to advertise an outlet for the neighborhood to develop and develop. As the corporate explains, “Attucks Futures and Know-how is a platform devoted to nurturing and rising expertise to advertise design, idea, know-how and manufacturing options selling innovation and sustainability investing in our youth (our future).”
The APO electrical supercar will begin at round $350,000 and is about for its official launch subsequent 12 months. Though it might sound like quite a bit, in comparison with the competitors it would face, just like the Rimac Nevera ($2.2 million), the APO’s price ticket seems engaging for its phase. The ultra-lightweight carbon fiber tub that serves as the inspiration of the AP-0’s design is mixed with modular spaceframes and a middle backbone for optimum rigidity. The carbon fiber physique panels tightly encircle the bathtub whereas revealing among the important construction.
The electrical powertrain behind the car generates 650 hp and 428 pound-feet (580 Nm) of torque. As a way to direct airflow beneath the wheels, beneath the physique, and out the again via the massive diffuser, APEX developed the car with aerodynamics in thoughts. Due to its floor-mounted 90kW battery, the AP-o has a low middle of gravity, which improves its dealing with. In accordance with Attucks, the Apex AP-0 is the world’s lightest electrical supercar, with a claimed weight of beneath 2,650 kilos (1,200 kilograms).