Dream Cars: Zenvo ST-1
Zenvo Automotive is a Swedish hyper car manufacturer founded in 2004. The ST-1 is the first hyper car on offer from Zenvo and has been designed by designers at Hermann & Brandth Design Consultancy. Only 15 models of these exotic dream cars are being manufactured making it an exclusive and rare collector’s item. Zenvo ST-1 is entirely a Danish design and is truly amazing.
The design of this hyper car is revolutionary and radical compared to other dream cars in this segment. The design style is aggressive taking cues from race car elements and integrating it in a supercar. The body is made entirely of carbon fiber. It features free-flowing accelerating lines lending futuristic shape to wheel arches, roof line side line and lower side of air intakes. It also features race car inspired lower carbon splitter. The prominent feature of the front design is the horizontal grille flanked by large air intakes used for engine and brake cooling. In the rear it features big diffuser providing stability at high speeds. The rear fascia has large air exits assisting in engine cooling and houses exhaust and rear lights. It has a rear spoiler which is partly integrated in rear wing assisting in maintaining stability at high speeds.
The interior of this hyper car is as amazing as its exterior design. The interior layout is futuristic and comes with all the latest state of art technological features. It features leather and Alcantra clad driver and passenger seats. Other prominent interior features include manual tilt steering wheel, racing steering wheel, power telescopic steering wheel and auto dimming rear view mirror. It features modern instrument cluster layout which includes electronic analog instrumentation, Driver information system, Heads Up display including G-Force meter. Premium entertainment features include Stereo W/CD player, MP3 playback with built-in navigation. Some prominent safety and comfort features include Dual Zone automatic climate control, Driver and Passenger airbag, Cruise Control, Theft deterrent alarm system and 3 mode driving setting.
The heart of this performance hyper car is the 7000 cc 16 valve V8 engine producing an astonishing 1104 HP @ 6900 rpm and maximum torque of 1430 Nm @ 4500 rpm. The engine is mated to a six speed manual transmission delivering power to the rear wheel. This car is capable of catapulting to 62 mph in just 3 sec and has an electronically controlled top speed of 233 mph. It comes with host of optional performance and handling features like F1 7 speed gearbox with paddle shift, Carbon wheels, 394mm ceramic disc with 8 piston calipers, Roll Cage and 4 point Safety Harness.
Overall it’s an excellent piece of Danish engineering. The car is excellently built coupled with incredible performance making it one of the best supercars in its segment. This dream car is priced at $ 1.8 million making it one of the most expensive cars on this planet. The rarity, performance and styling that these dream cars offer is enough to offset its cost making it an incredible collector’s item worthy of a spot in the garage of rich and famous.