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.


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.



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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