LIVE at SEMA 2008: Scorpion HX with 600 hp engine by Ronn Motor Company

5 11 2008

Ronn Maxwell and a side of fabricators, engine builders and all-around car guys, sought to start a supercar that delivered arresting good looks, engaging powerful dynamics and a bit of green technology to convey the supercar into the 21st century. The significance is the 450-hp Scorpion and its hotter, 600-hp sibling, the Scorpion HX.

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Building off a lightweight chrome-moly chassis shrouded in a carbon roughage body, the Scorpion has a seductive identity grant up it’s hurt, along with 20-crawl MOZ wheels and 12-inch Wilwood disc brakes. The 3.5-liter DOHC VTEC-equipped V6 is pulled from the 2008 Acura TL Type-S and mated to a close-ratio six-pace physical transfer state to the rear wheels through lSD. The standard Scorpion puts out 450 hp, while the HX uses a duo of turbos and a proprietary intercooler setup to take harvest up to 600 hp. Preliminary 0-60 time aren’t unfilled yet (we’d speculate wherever in the 3.5-following scale), but top speed should be in surplus of 200 mph.

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SEMA Hummers: Amazing and Strange

5 11 2008

At the SEMA 2008 Auto Show, we find some interesting options for Hummer tuning. Some of them really amazing, but others is very strange. Let’s watch it on photo.

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It doesn’t scare us that somebody makes a 30-inch wheels. It does that somebody actually makes a 30-shuffle tire. We are behinds the time because Pirelli has been making the Scorpion Zero Asimmetrico in 315/30R30 sizes since 2006. We stippled two single Hummer H2s fair the exhaust along with two secede wheels – one with the Giovanna Caracas-8 and the other with Asanti AF 143, both, of course, in chrome.

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