BMW engines are quite popular these days. After Wiesmann announced their shift towards the BMW twin-turbo 4.4 liter V8 powerplant, and shortly followed by Rossin-Bertin Vorax supercar and its BMW V10 engine, another supercar comes out with a BMW heart underneath its hood.
Lavazza GTX-R, a wannabe Ferrari Enzo, uses the power from a BMW-sourced 5.4-liter V12 producing 489 horsepower engine which helps the lightweight sporty car to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in just 4.6 seconds. Oddly enough, BMW’s V12 is mated to a 6-speed electro-pneumatic transmission.
To keep the weight down, Lavazza GTX-R makes extensive use of carbon kevlar. This will help the car get its weight down to about 2381 lbs. The supercar sports a staggered wheel and tire setup: 18-inch in the front with 245/40s and 19-inch in the rear with massive 345/30 rubber.
On the exterior, the GTX-R will get fixed front diverters and rear venturi intakes with adjustable side diverters, an adjustable rear wing, and a roof scoop.
The Lavazza will be offered in both coupe and roadster versions.