Supasse V Sports Coupe Headed To 2009 Tokyo Motor Show

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There’s no end to the list of wacky cars that are sold over in Japan. The latest is from kit-car manufacturer Suzusho, which is set to unveil a new sports coupe package at this month’s 2009 Tokyo Motor Show.

The new car is the Surpasse V, a compact sports coupe with obvious Lotus styling influences--not to mention a Lotus-like low weight--and a Mazda powerplant. The actual engine used is Mazda’s 2.3-liter turbocharged engine, which in the Surpasse V produces a healthy 272-horsepower.

Factor in the Surpasse V’s low kerb weight of just 1,873-pounds and you have an affordable sports coupe with performance that could probably make some supercars blush.

No performance figures were given, nor a price, so we’ll have to wait until the car makes its debut in just over a week’s time. First sales are expected in the middle of next year.

[Le blog auto]

 
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Comments (3)
  1. Wish McLaren produces something like this.

  2. A li'l personal supercar for the price of an RX-8GT? I'll put it on the list with the Cappuccino of love at first site cars that I will never see.

  3. There's no end to the number of times this author has used the phrase "There’s no end to the list of wacky cars that are sold over in Japan" : )
    http://www.motorauthority.com/blog/1028924_meet-japans-180kg-mitsuoka-micro-car
    http://www.motorauthority.com/blog/1036680_mitsuoka-reveals-retro-styled-viewt
    http://www.motorauthority.com/blog/1028924_meet-japans-180kg-mitsuoka-micro-car

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