Lyonheart K coupé luxury sports car influenced by the jaguar E-type
strictly limited to a run of 250 cars, british-automaker lyonheart cars builds a modern iteration of the classic jaguar ‘e-type’ from the 1960’s. created, engineered and hand-built in coventry, the refined ‘lyonheart K’ features carbon fiber panels, an aluminum chassis, and a 567 hp cosworth-tuned engine.
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the lyonheart car ‘K’ sport coupe was developed without jaguar’s participation by robert palm, founder of swiss design studio classic factory, and was engineered and built in coventry, UK, by the envisage group. the classic coupe’s 5.0 liter supercharged V8 is fine tuned by cosworth, and can push 567 bhp with 516 ft-lb (700 Nm) of torque. the sheer power allows the ‘K’ to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.7 seconds, with a maximum speed limited to 300 km/h (186 mph).