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The automotive enlightened ones know that when you really need to turn heads, going for a Ferrari, Lamborghini or Maserati might work but it’s nothing compared to pulling up in something nobody has ever seen before.
For your consideration, the Falcon F7. It’s the second supercar to come from the company that built their name making special body panels for Dodge Vipers. Last year Falcon Motor Sports debuted the Mach7 at the Detroit Auto Show, jump forward 365 days and we have the F7, an evolution of its predecessor.
The F7 is powered by a 7.0-liter V8 sourced from the Chevrolet Corvette. That mill churns out 620 hp and 585 lb-fit of torque, put to the wheels via a six speed transaxle. What’s more impressive about this car than the horsepower rating, is the fact that it only weighs 2,785 pounds, making it lighter just under 80 pounds lighter than the tiny Honda S2000 thanks to a carbon fiber body.
Falcon estimates the car will jump from 0-60 in 3.3-3.6 seconds with a top speed of about 200 miles per hour. For brakes it gets six piston calipers in the front and four piston calipers in the back that help it squeal to a stop from 60 miles per hour in less than 100 feet.
The F7 won’t be winning any awards for luxurious interior design, but it still comes with the goodies that are standard in modern cars, like GPS iPod docking and bluetooth connectivity. These cars will be available by the end of the year, but not for cheap. They start at $225,000 and go up from there based on bells and whistles.