Minerva J.M. Brabazon soon to enter the stage

Posted on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 , 14:10:11 byTheodora

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Minerva J.M. Brabazon soon to enter the stage

On 15th October 1897 Sylvain De Jong founded the company which was going to write a page in the automobile history. Quickly becoming one of the biggest and most prestigious marques in the world, Minerva was a name that would not pass unnoticed. Having its ups and downs, the Dutch company is again in the attention of automobile lovers, with its Minerva J.M. Brabazon supercar.

The Minerva J.M. Brabazon vehicle is named after a British racing driver who used to compete for the Minerva brand. The vehicle features a carbon chassis and will be available in two designs: Royal and Excellence. The first one will be equipped with a few luxurious interior elements, while the Excellence will be stripped back to the essentials. The car will also be equipped with a limited-slip differential, regenerative braking, a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox, stop-start technology and an all-electric mode that will provide an expected range of over 60 miles (97 km) on electric power. The car uses an electronically controlled suspension with a pair of 20-inch alloy wheels on the rear axle and 19-inch on the front.

As you could have already guessed, the Minerva J.M. Brabazon is powered by a hybrid system that includes a twin-turbo V12 engine and two electric motors that power the front wheels. On the whole, the two sources generate 1200 bhp (896 kW), enabling the supercar to sprint the 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h) in less than 2.1 seconds and to reach a maximum speed of 250 mph (402 km/h). We’ll be waiting for details about the supercar soon.