Rapid advances in the electric vehicle sector have allowed manufacturers to unlock new and unheard-of performance capabilities, with top speeds, accelerations and horsepower that would have seemed laughable just a decade ago. And that reality is perfectly summed up by the release of DEUS Automobiles’ all-new all-electric hypercar, the Vayanne.
First unveiled last month at the New York Auto Show, DEUS’s inaugural offering is the result of an extensive collaboration between the Austrian electric vehicle startup, legendary Italian coachbuilder Italdesign and Britain’s Williams Advanced Engineering. . While Italdesign designed the hypercar’s body, WAE worked closely with DEUS to develop a powertrain that can only be described as state-of-the-art. The Vayanne is expected to feature a 1,640 kW (2,200 hp) powertrain that’s good for 1,475 lb-ft of torque, a top speed of 248 mph and a 0-60 mph time of just 1.99 seconds, while offering a range of approximately 310 miles on a single charge.
Boasting a curb weight of just under 4,000 pounds, the Vayanne currently only exists as a concept car, although DEUS plans to deliver what it calls a “production” version of the vehicle in the next few years, although the number of examples built will be limited to just two digits. Like its sleek exterior, the car’s cabin sports a futuristic design language with LED accent lighting, a flat-bottomed steering wheel and carbon racing seats. The entire vehicle also rolls on a custom set of five-spoke carbon fiber wheels.
Limited to just 99 units in total – each of which will be uniquely tailored to customer specifications – the DEUS Vayanne Hypercar is due to begin deliveries from 2025.
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