Mosler Denies Rumors of Higher-Powered Raptor Model

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Mosler Denies Rumors of Higher-Powered Raptor Model
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There have been some rumors circulating the web recently about a new Mosler model planned for 2012 called the Raptor, but don’t believe everything you read (except us, we check our facts).

It all started with an article that appeared in Automobile Magazine, in which they tested the MT900 Photon, a street-legal track car. In the article, Mosler’s director of engineering J. Todd Wagner made a statement about a new model for 2012 called the Raptor. He said, “It’s going to blow your mind. It gets a massive injection of sex appeal. In fact, I designed the nose after the face of the most beautiful, exotic woman I’ve ever seen. The powerplant adds another level of exotic to the surface, featuring twin Garrett turbos as an integral part of the exterior design. With 100 more horses and weighing 500 pounds less [than the Photon], the Raptor is going to whip the Pagani Huayra. And with the turbos just inches from the atmosphere, it sounds like you’re driving a fighter jet.”

Since the article didn’t mention when this new car will be unveiled, we decided to call Mosler to find out more about this exciting new product. The truth turned out to be quite different.

Jill Wagner, a manager at Mosler Auto (who has no connection with J. Todd Wagner) told us that the article was done a long time ago, but is only coming to attention now. Todd Wagner is no longer working for the company, and the statements he made in that article are not true. Mosler is currently only producing the Photon model and no other model is currently in their pipeline.

So if you’ve been waiting for a new Mosler, you’ll have to wait longer still. For now, we are pretty sure you’ll be very content with the Photon, which is just about the most extreme road car you can get your hands on. We hope to one day do a full road-test to sample its magic for ourselves.

  • sLaPpy O’ To0Le

    The nauseating Myspace kiddie drama otherwise known as the Jill & Todd Wagner spat that has now gone public is the reason the Mosler failed. Warren Mosler hasnt been part of the company for years instead letting these two dramatic little kids who have never had to have real jobs, run it into the ground for tax reasons. The Mosler is not really being produced right now except as gifting items to Warrens financial friends. If any auto journalist wants a great story contact any of the revolving door of employees that oversaw the transition from Warren to Wagner. You wont believe what you read. In the meantime, research carefully before you give shameless self-promoter and side-show medicine man Warren Mosler, press time.

  • theGuru

    LOL! I am a former employee at Mosler/SEI/the jill and todd show and I can say this could not be more accurate:
    “The nauseating Myspace kiddie drama otherwise known as the Jill & Todd Wagner spat that has now gone public is the reason the Mosler failed. Warren Mosler hasnt been part of the company for years instead letting these two dramatic little kids who have never had to have real jobs, run it into the ground for tax reasons” and this:
    “If any auto journalist wants a great story contact any of the revolving door of employees that oversaw the transition from Warren to Wagner. You wont believe what you read.”

    Please feel free to ask me! I’d love to give you my experience with working at Mosler/the jill&todd show/SEI