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Old 5th July 2010, 10:43   #1
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Default Dagger GT hypercar-2,000 hp, 300 plus MPH, 0-100 in 1.5 seconds....take that veyron!

from Transtar racing's press release via worldcarfans

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The 2000 horsepower, 300 mph Dagger GT by TranStar Racing, LLC

Join the rebellion!
It's time to smile and have fun again! "Extreme" is back! The 2000 hp, 300 mph Dagger GT's design objectives are to be the best-looking, fastest Supercar in the world. This Supercar is being specially designed, very deliberately and explicitly, to break all world records and to bring back the most popular class of race car: the unlimited class which has been regulated, restricted and compromised into extinction. Join the rebellion as we break every rule there is, and break every world record for production Supercars. We will not quit until we achieve these goals:
  • Top horsepower/torque: 2000 hp/2000 ft lbs (given)
  • Top Speed: 300 mph, plus
  • Quarter mile: 200 mph and < 6.7 seconds
  • 0 to 60 mph: < 1.5 seconds
  • Lap records at: Nurburgring and Virginia International Raceway.
Each Dagger GT will be carefully hand-made by exceptional, enthusiastic craftsmen. Each car will be custom-made to the owner's preferences and desires. You can order: one of three (3) hard-core racing models; a street-legal comfortable-riding sport model, or a soft-riding, luxurious GT-X model that looks and feels like a million-dollar car, but runs like a bat-out-of-hell. We plan to deliver 5 production Daggers in 2011. Each Dagger will be 49-state street-legal if desired by the buyer.
The base MSRP of the Dagger GT-S or "Sport" model is $450,000 plus custom work, if requested. Deliveries are scheduled beginning in the first half of 2011. Production is very limited to maintain exceptional, over-the-top quality and fine craftsmanship. We have 2 more sales to go before we close out our 2011 production allotment of five (5) units. After the first five units are under contract, we will begin negotiating purchase orders for 10 units to be delivered in 2012.
The Dagger GT is based on an exceptional mid-engine concept car, the Corvette Cheetah, created by the brilliant industrial designer, Ivan Luccion. Our consulting lead designer is Phil Frank, designer of the world record-setting Saleen S7 Supercar which recently won the 24 hours of LeMans. Each Dagger GT is custom-made from 100% proven, guaranteed, off-the-shelf racing components and hand-built to the highest standards by experienced, exceptional supercar craftsmen. The car features an over-the-top big block, 2000 hp aluminum, twin turbo 572 multifuel racing engine, routinely built by Nelson Racing Engines. The engine is also "streetable." A custom TranStar/Mendeola 6-speed transaxle geared to 308 mph is also featured. The transaxle is designed to withstand the 2000 foot-pounds of torque delivered by the engine. The Dagger GT also features a high-strength 4130 Chromoly Steel chassis. A space-age carbon fiber body will be fabricated by the aerospace industry.
Insane brutality takes a whole new meaning. Bugatti Veyron Supersport is for kids.
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Old 5th July 2010, 10:48   #2
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Man, 0-60mph in <1.5sec is unimaginable!! Are these guys serious about this? 2000hp is nothing but insanity! I guess the front has been inspired from the 458 Italia. Even the quad exhausts!
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Ohh man thats crazy and scary ..

I see no parachute to stop this beast.

I am sure bugatti will have an answer to this
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Brute Machine!!!! Love the design, looks very handsome. But with that insane power, Wonder who has the guts to drive that Brute on roads? Stretched Little Mini with that insane Cummins engine, Bugatti Super Sport with 1200 hp and now this car with 2000 hp???? True Fast and Furious Monsters. Full Black Finish is just Awesome!!!


EDIT: The front pic of the Car reminds me of Viper snake readying itself to attack on its prey.

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Old 5th July 2010, 12:38   #5
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Company Website: TranStar Racing, LLC :: Home of the Dagger GT
In depth specification of the car, most of which goes over my head!
Powered by a 9.4 Litre Engine

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Not to worry. Soon someone from Mumbai will import it.
Just wait till then.
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Oh man that thing is brute. It shares a lot of design cues from the Ferrari 458 Italia, Porsche Carrera GT, Pagani Zonda from the side view and even Koenigsegg CCX-R from a few angles. But whatever be the case, it has the Veyron covered. 2000 hp and 0-100kph in 1.5 sec are numbers that give me more than a few goosebumps.
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World Record Goals - The Dagger is being designed specifically to break the 300 mph barrier and be the first-ever street-legal Supercar to do it. The Dagger GT™ will be a mid-engine, limited production, streetable, racing roadster that is expected to establish world records in its class for top speed, slalom and acceleration. The Dagger will feature a removable hardtop. This car will attempt a world record-setting top speed of 300 mph, for street-legal sports cars at Bonneville and it will run at the Virginia International Raceway to attempt to secure the “Lightning Lap” record on the USA’s top road course. It has been mathematically computed that the car will run under 6.7 seconds and over 200 mph in the quarter mile and less than 1.5 seconds for the zero-to-sixty record. The Dagger’s competing ‘supercars’ run over 2.8 seconds in the 0 to 60 and over 9.8 seconds in the quarter mile. The Dagger’s nearest competitors will not be close in terms of performance or value. This will not be a debatable issue once the performance runs are completed and independently timed in early 2011.
Mathematically computed figures?

I would rather wait and see what the production version does on a vbox.

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The figures sure is impressive, but honestly the car in whole is not even a fraction appealing to me over the Veyron. The design itself looks confused and with a tonne of LED's. My $$$ is still on the Bugatti.
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Looks like another American working prototype. Funny car engine using multiple fuels popped in a street car and calling it streetable is well debatable in my school of assumptions. This one is no comparo to the Veyron, which is by far a complete car with 100% streetability proven practically over several years now.

Lastly, the design is so crappy, this car lacks identity and will mostly continue to do so...

No offense to anyone, just my opinion!

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Crazy car. Wonder what the F.E would be like..Negative. eh??
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Atleast this car looks exceptional. Unlike the other Hyper Hypercars. I mean, the SSC aero looks like it is from the 1990s and the Veyron just looks...."overweight like an american's bottom....with extra cheese!!"
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Crazy car. Wonder what the F.E would be like..Negative. eh??
You mean litres-per-km(lpk) rather than kms-per-litre(kpl), right.
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i would rather comment on this one when it is road ready.

looks nice, but not even half as nice as the veyron. the veyron looks looks like it means business. anyways we shall wait and see.

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Another up-start like the SSC Aero TT.

2000 horses is just unreal. How mush of it will it be able to put down on the road? Will it really be able to translate all that power into serious performance figures? Plus, will it be as stable as the Veyron at 240 mph?

However, it does look good! The front has 458 Italia written all over it! It seems to have the overtones of the new Mclaren MP412C as well! Only time will tell if the 'Dagger' holds true to its claims.
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