New LyonHeart K looks a lot like something the iconic ‘Bond’ would drive

Lyonheart K It seems that news first reported by Motor Authority last February that a company called Lyonheart was preparing to roll out a new retro styled sports car is turning out to be more than most expected.

The start-up company based in Coventry, England has increased its planned production of the hot all-new LyonHeart K (love the name) from 50 units to a series of 250 cars.

In addition, the high-end luxury carmaker has announced it will build a convertible version of the two-door sports car.

A bit “Bond-like” in its styling cues, which is sure to draw some comparisons to classic British marquees like Jaguar and Aston Martin, the Lyonheart K was designed by the Swedish design company, Vizualtech, and the Classic Factory team.

LHK_Int_1_1600x900In its official press release, Lyonheart describes a design philosophy of using “only genuine materials — leather, veneer, polished stainless steel, brushed aluminum and chromed metal, nothing else.”

 The car is powered by a 5.0 Litre Supercharged V8 that delivers 575PS (567 hp) and 700Nm (516f/p) of torque. Lyonheart is also touting a state-of-the-art all-aluminum chassis and a tuned multilink chassis for the kind of handling that’ll rival anything in its class.

The Lyonheart K will hit 100kph (62 mph) in less than 4 seconds and has a top speed of 300kph (about 186 mph) electronically limited.

Yep, that’s definitely Bond-like.

Pricing will start at 360,000 euros (approximately $464,000) for the coupe, and 375,000 euros for ($483,500) for the convertible.

What do you think James Bond would really think about this car?


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