Experimental 2020 Watson Manticore 1.0

A modern supercar inspired by '60s-ish Le Mans prototypes

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    The 2020 Watson Manticore is a more classic, sleek alternative to today's supercars. Based off the designs of Le Mans prototypes from the '60s, its styling is intended to be exciting yet elegant.

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    Behind the open air seats is a racing-esque, 5.9 L NA V10 producing a monstrous 843 HP (629 kW) @ 8900 RPM and 555 lb-ft (752 N-m) of torque @ 7000 RPM. Sending this power through a 7-speed DCT to an AWD system down to the massive, sticky tires of a 3054 lb (1385 kg) car means explosive acceleration.

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    What kind of acceleration? On the right drag strip, this AWD convertible with 43F/57R weight distribution will do wheelies. It will hit 62 mph (100 kph) in well under 2.5 seconds, blistering through the quarter mile in a scarce 8.8 seconds. The top end is strong as well, as it easily reaches above 235 mph. Its grip is impressive too, maxing out at 1.26 g.

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    With the traction control off, all that power is a lot to deal with, but despite the ultra-wide semi slick tires, it's doable to regain control if it steps out of line. At high speeds it dances a bit, but it's not unmanageable. Please give me your thoughts on how it drives, and I hope you enjoy playing with it!

Recent Reviews

  1. VolvoS60Polestar
    VolvoS60Polestar
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    100% the best looking Automation Car I have ever seen. Keep up the good work
  2. It's No Use
    It's No Use
    3/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Too absurdly powerful for a car with no downforce; becomes extremely unstable above 160kmh and braking is terrible. Would like it better if the engine was half as powerful (400-500ps)
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