The slinky supercar above is the Sin R1, a new rouging supercar that combines German engineering with an American heart—which, we think, would make for a pretty good tagline for the company. (That one’s on the house.)
Sin Cars, based in Munich, Germany, started life as a race car builder for private customers. But after relocating to Bulgaria, and working with ProFormance Metals of England, it’s built its first road car. And it’s quite a stunner.
There’s a 6.2-liter LS3 V8 underneath that carbon fiber bodywork, nestled within a tubular spaceframe chassis, and it’s good for 430 horsepower. At a weight of just over 2,500 pounds, expect this car to be fast—but if it’s not, then a 650-horsepower LS9 is also an option.
A paddle-shifted automatic is standard, but one can also opt for a tried-and-true six-speed manual. A pushrod double wishbone suspension is used at both ends. AP Racing six-piston calipers can be found at all four corners.
And yes, there’s actually a comfortable interior—with Recaro seats and AC, for starters.
0-60 sprints take just 3.5 seconds and the R1 tops out at 186mph, says the company. The R1 may have exotic looks but are these specs enough to attract enough buyers?