chaos is the world’s first ultra-car
designer and automotive engineer spyros panopoulos unveils the world’s first ‘ultra car‘ dubbed chaos, that will make its official debut on november 1. ‘this vehicle is faster than ever before, innovative at all levels, with new technologies and innovative materials.’ according to the SP automotive company. expensive materials including titanium, carbon fiber, kevlar, inconel exhaust system, and zylon, were employed to form the machine. the car‘s monocoque is made of the last aforementioned material, which is the strongest man-made fiber, and its cross-sectional strength beats both steel and carbon fiber.
the vehicle will be powered by an innovative V-10 engine, that would generate 3,000 horsepower while being capable of sprinting from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 2 seconds, with a top speed of 500km/h. moreover, chaos features two carbon fiber turbochargers, carbon fiber compressor wheels, and titanium turbine wheels. ‘the absolute meaning of perfection,’ as he claims. the exhaust is made out of 3D-printed inconel, while the titanium 3D printed ‘anadiaplasi’ wheels, are hollow to be superlight.
all images courtesy of spyros panopoulos
‘I couldn’t find the car of my dreams, so I built it myself’
‘I couldn’t find the car of my dreams, so I built it myself,’ mentioned the greek designer in an instagram post.
‘the vehicle from point A to point B will take almost half of the time that a hypercar or mega car needs. the driver may now need special driving skills and a better perception of space to take advantage the most of the vehicle’s capabilities.’
after the cancellation of the geneva international motor show (GIMS) 2021/22 that they intended to make an official presentation, the designers announced that on monday, november 1, 2021, images and details will be published through the website of SP automotive. ‘the new material, the amorphous metal dubbed SAM2x5-630 is made by using metallic glass matrix composites (MGMC) to replace a number of atoms in standard steel’s crystal-like structure. in effect, this amalgam of materials creates a new version of steel that has incredible resilience to shock and is able to bounce back into shape, rather than bend or tear as ordinary steel may do under high pressure.’
production will be for limited pieces. ‘it will consist of the finest and most sophisticated materials, borrowed from F1 racing or aeronautical and space technology applications.’ only 100 chaos cars will be built, with an expected production of between 15 and 20 cars per year. the starting cost for the base model will be around 6.3 million dollars and for the 3,000-horsepower version around 14.3.
zylon is used by NASA in long-duration, high-altitude data collection.
3D printed matrix LED tail lights
a lower center of mass is a principal performance advantage of a hypercar
material revolution in each and every one component of the ultracar