These are all the crazy hypercars of the future…so far

Pointless. Or are they? On one hand, these types of cars rarely seem to make appearances outside of cars and coffee style events, yet there are always some owners who just drive and enjoy their cars regardless of the amount of miles they accrue or the cost to maintain them. 

There’s another argument for the development of hypercars and that’s to push the boundaries of what’s possible. Yet their very existence is at odds with reality. The only place a hypercar makes any sense whatsoever is at a GP level race track where they can stretch their legs and make good use of their power. For the pure electric cars, according to some reports, that’s about two laps until the battery needs to cool and recharge. 

Are they more fun than an Ariel Atom or a dedicated track car? Maybe.

Here they are anyway in a completely nonsensical order…

Lotus Evija

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A crazy all-electric Lotus designed to usher in a new era of Lotus cars…except it kind of goes against the ethos of Lotus cars of lightweight and simplicity. Will it help or hinder further model expansion?

Power: 2000 ps
0-60 mph: <3 seconds
Top Speed: 250+ mph
Price: £1.7 million (projected)

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Pininfarina Battista 

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Pininfarina’s all-electric hypercar promises warp speed thanks to its Rimac underpinnings. With a 136 mile range that should be enough for a few laps around Monaco…

Power: 1,900 hp
0-62 mph: <2 seconds
Top Speed: 217 mph
Price: £2 million (projected)

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Ferrari SF90

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Faster than a La Ferrari, the first Ferrari hybrid ushers in a new era. Resisting the temptation to ask for obscene money, and resisting 100% electrification, this is not a cyclical effort but a true hypercar.

Power: 770 hp (574 kW)
0-62 mph: <2.5 seconds
Top Speed: 211 mph
Price: £500,000 (estimated)

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Aspark Owl

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The owl. Not sure if this was the most inspired name for a car, unless the whole top section of the car swivels around 180 degrees—that would be impressive. At least the horn should sound conventional.

Power: 2012 hp
0-60 mph: 1.69 seconds
Top Speed: 400 kph (248 mph)
Price: £2.5 million (estimated)

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Rimac C Two

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When you supply the platform and technology for electric hypercars to the biggest car companies in the world, you may as well have a go yourself. This won’t be the first attempt by Rimac, so expect quite an uplift in all areas.

Power: 1914 hp
0-60 mph: 1.85 seconds
Top Speed: 412 kph (258 mph)
Price: £1.5 million

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Gordon Murray T50

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We all love Gordon for designing the greatest hypercar of all time, the McLaren F1. His T50 fan car will either cement his greatness or undermine it. 

Power: 650 hp
0-60 mph: n/a
Top Speed: n/a
Price: >£2 million

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Aston Martin Valkyrie

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Adrian Newey. That is all.

Power: 1000 hp (estimated)
0-60 mph: n/a
Top Speed: n/a
Price: >£2.6 million

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Mercedes AMG One

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A bit late to the party perhaps, and modestly styled the One needs to be an astonishing car to drive to draw eyeballs away from more exciting offerings competitors. 

Power: 1086 hp
0-62 mph: <3 seconds (estimated)
Top Speed: >350 kph
Price: >£2 million

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McLaren Speedtail

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Long, low, and with a tail built for speed comes the, er, Speedtail. An elegant autobahn blaster and pretty much useless anywhere else.But you’ll look amazing in it.  Watch the Chris Harris review on Top Gear for the right kind of verdict.

Power: 1050 hp
0-62 mph: n/a
Top Speed: 250 mph
Price: £1.75 million

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McLaren Elva

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Order yours with a windscreen or…bugs and dirt. A somewhat daft over engineered solution to a problem created by some genius at McLaren. Windscreen attached it looks kinda cool, but not at the price, surely. One for the collectors.

Power: 815 ps
0-62 mph: <3 seconds (estimated)
Top Speed: n/a
Price: £1.425 million

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Koenigsegg Jesko

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Koenigsegg have been engineering hypercars for over a decade now chasing ultimate speed wrapped in wild bodies although the interiors could be better if designed by an adult.

Power: 1600 hp
0-62 mph: n/a
Top Speed: n/a
Price: £2.3 million (estimated)

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Tushek TS 900 Apex

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Ooh, exotic sounding isn’t it! The relatively unknown Slovenian maker’s latest car promises a lot but faces stiff competition these days. Big numbers estimated/claimed too.

Power: 1340 hp
0-62 mph: 2.5 seconds (estimated)
Top Speed: 380 kph
Price: n/a

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Toyota GR Supersport

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Come on Toyota! The Japanese manufacturer has been on form of late giving us the Supra and soon the GR Yaris. Let’s hope the Supersport is also a cracking road car. 

Power: 1000 hp (estimated)
0-62 mph: n/a
Top Speed: n/a
Price: n/a

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Karma SC2 EV

Images: Karma

Henrik Fisker can surely design a pretty car. Huge upswept doors, big performance, and big price tag to match, much the same as every other EV hypercar. 

Power: 1100 hp (estimated)
0-60 mph: 1.9 seconds
Top Speed: n/a
Price: n/a

Lamborghini Sian 

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Michael Bay was apparently a design consultant for the Sian. Kidding. Lamborghinis of late have taken edginess to new heights. More edges. More of them. Everywhere. At least it comes with an unfashionable V12.

Power: 773 hp
0-60 mph: 2.8 seconds
Top Speed: >350 kph
Price: £1.66 million

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Czinger 21C

Images: Motor 1

A 3D printed hypercar. Those crazy kids! What will they think of next?! Achieving a 1:1 power to weight ratio and unconventional inline 2 seat configuration it promises something different.

Power: 1090 hp
0-60 mph: 1.9 seconds
Top Speed: 270 mph
Price: £1.3 million

Lister Storm 2

Lister has cred. Back in the 50s and 60s they were closely associated with Jaguar and that association continues today. Their new hypercar is a bespoke creation with the usual crazy numbers yet derived from a power source which is still unconfirmed. Don’t hold your breath for this one…

Power: n/a
0-60 mph: n/a
Top Speed: n/a
Price: n/a

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SSC Tuatara

SSC have been a thorn in Bugatti’s side for years as the two battle it out for the top speed crown. 

Power: 1750 hp
0-60 mph: n/a
Top Speed: > 300 mph (estimated)
Price: n/a

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