Icon Volcano | Hybrid supercar in Shanghai Motor Show

One of the most efficient and powerful hybrids in the world can be found in Shanghai. It is of Italian origin and may develops up to 870 or 950 hp thanks to the thermal system from the electrical noble origin. This is a solid way to present how the excellence may be applied to a high tech approach and how it can occupy a leading role in the world. This is the Icon Volcano which began being demonstrated at the Shanghai Motor Show. The Icon Volcano is an extreme supercar with powertrain components such as the Pirelli tires on rims from 20″ front and 21″ rear, Brembo carbon ceramic brakes with 380 mm discs, the design of the car body is developed for the Turin Tecnocad Projects by Samuel Chuffart. If the lines of the body reveal some aggressiveness, it is under the hood that we find the most interesting technical choices which will entice the imagination of fans at the Shanghai Motor Show.

Icon Volcano front

Icon Volcano front

The Icon Volcano is divided in two different engines, both developed by Claudio Lombardi, a former technical manager and sporting director of Ferrari in F1 and head of the technical staff that gave birth to the Lancia Delta S4.

Icon Volcano side

Icon Volcano side

The technical solution provided by Lombardi is hybrid for both engines so what sets them apart is in their airspace and architecture of the respective thermal units plus the amount and position of electric motors. The less powerful one is called Icon Volcano H-Competition and comes with the 3.8 V6 twin turbo in addition with two electric motors which together make up well 870 hp performance that equals to 350 km / h at best speed.

Icon Volcano rear

Icon Volcano rear

That would be plenty to get excited about but there is still space with the H-Icon Volcano Tourism to reach the top whose name is more ideal than practical. What is placed behind the seats is a 6 liter V12 engine combined with an electric motor put in the gearbox for 950 hp total. In this case the shot from 0 to 100 km / h requires 2 seconds while the maximum speed is 350 km / h.

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