The German company specializing in the creation of modern sports cars with retro design, announced its new model before the exhibition in Frankfurt. A portion of the new teasers slightly lifts the veil of secrecy over the first in a few years, a novelty from Wiesmann.
The company, which launched the bankruptcy procedure in 2013, will return to the system of sports car manufacturers in 2020. the name of the new model Became known – at this stage it is called Project Gecko, whatever that means. In addition, the manufacturer announced some technical details.
Gecko is built on a new lightweight platform, which provides for the location of the engine in the front, but within the wheelbase. A completely new suspension and powerful brakes 6-piston calipers will assist 4.4-liter engine traditionally from BMW-specifically from the M5. Its impact has not yet been announced, but the Bavarian sports cars engine is able to develop up to 625 HP to Work it will be paired with an 8-speed automatic, but all-wheel drive Gecko did not get.
According to preliminary data, part of the body panels of the Germans will be made of carbon – to reduce the weight of the sports car, and the design of Gecko will be a logical development of the appearance of previous models: expect some visual revolutions from a fairly conservative company is not necessary. It is already promised that the new sports car will be the most powerful and dynamic Wiesmann in history.