Wiesmann Project Thunderball, the new 680 horsepower electric spider

It has been a few years since the independent sports car manufacturer Wiesmann released his latest masterpiece. And today he finally returns to be talked about, presenting a unique project of its kind: his name is Project Thunderball, and it is a two-seater electric roadster with a retro design, but with the latest technology.

The project stands out for its timeless design, build quality and bespoke individuality. Project Thunderball is the amazing answer to the revolution of electrification in the automotive world. Sharp and evolved, it blends the features that make electric powertrains so surprising with the unique elements of a Wiesmann car. Thus, it is not just the first fully electric convertible sports car, but a new 100% EV sports car that drives like a traditional Wiesmann.

Roheen Berry, owner of Wiesmann, said: “This is it the culmination of a dream, the result of years of design excellence and engineering genius. I truly believe that we have made not only the most exciting electric sports car in the world, but a car that is so unique, its value will be appreciated throughout its life. “

The interior of the wonderful new Wiesmann Project Thunderball

The thrilling performances

Project Thunderball’s performance is indisputable. Power comes from two central rear electric motors that deliver 500 kW (680 hp) to the rear wheels and 100 Nm of torque, delivering phenomenal straight-line performance and a 0-100 km / h sprint in just 2.9 seconds, for unrivaled exhilarating driving.

The car is made of advanced carbon fiber, offers the driver remarkable agility and handling more than worthy of the Wiesmann badge. Autonomy guaranteed is 500 km, the platform is capable of supporting a cutting-edge 800 V architecture that provides a maximum battery capacity of 92 kWh (83 kWh available), a unique value for a roadster.

Wiesmann Project Thunderball, innovation and revolution

Making the most of Project Thunderball’s advanced electric powertrain to achieve the typical Wiesmann driving feel, the steering wheel-mounted paddles allow instant adjustment of Wiesmann’s unique intelligent regenerative braking system. The system was developed specifically for Project Thunderball, thanks to some of the best engineering skills in the industry, and embodies the ethics of a timelessly designed vehicle that meets cutting edge innovations, setting what will be the standard for future developments.

Another unique driver-oriented feature that is part of the Project Thunderball is the charge display: this in fact shows the car’s charging amount based on kilometers, and not the percentage of total charge, in order to allow the driver to make a simple calculation of the optimal charge level useful for your trip.

La nuova roadster elettrica Wiesmann Project Thunderball

Project Thunderball, Wiesmann’s new electric spider has 680 horsepower

Wiesmann’s handcrafted luxury

Every car of the brand comes handmade in the factory in Dülmen, Westphalia, where skilled craftsmen bring a lifetime of experience to the creation of Wiesmann’s unique cars. When the driver enters the welcoming cabin, he becomes virtually one with the car, where the interior is crafted from fine leathers and perfectly finished carbon fiber elements, hand-molded wood veneers and premium metal finishes. . The manufacturer today to build a total of 1,000 units of the new Wiesmann Project Thunderball, from the starting price of 300.000 euro.

Source: Virgilio Motori by motori.virgilio.it.

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