APEX Unveils Race-Inspired But Road Legal AP-0
It will accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 2.3 seconds
APEX AP-0 is a new all-electric two-seat concept sports car, teased in February and recently unveiled at a special event in London, UK in place of the canceled Geneva debut.
The AP-0 stands out not only with its looks but also performance, including 0-100 km/h (62 mph) acceleration in 2.3 seconds, top speed of 190 mph (306 km/h), as well as range of 320 miles (515 km) WLTP using a 90 kWh battery.
APEX AP-0 Concept
To achieve such numbers, APEX lowered the weight to just 1,200 kg (including 550 kg battery) using lightweight construction and cutting-edge aerodynamics.
“The brand brings a new philosophy to the sports car market, embracing the emotional connection between driver and machine, craftsmanship and pioneering, and design and engineering as cornerstones of its first in-house designed model, the fully electric AP-0.
Bringing full electric performance and complete driver enjoyment, the AP-0 is a celebration of the feeling of being behind the wheel. The car offers a more connected driving experience, embodying sustainability, pioneering technology, cutting edge design and, above all, a strong emotional connection.
The design of the AP-0 features, at its core, an ultra-lightweight carbon fibre tub with modular spaceframes and a centre spine for maximum rigidity. Meanwhile, the carbon fibre body panels wrap tightly around the tub while exposing parts of the central construction.”
The APEX AP-0 looks great, especially from the rear – which will probably the most common sight as not many will be able to keep up with this beast.
The company paid a lot of attention to aerodynamics:
“The AP-0 is a triumph of how form and function can be combined in one harmonious package. This begins with the front aerodynamic bodywork, which channels air underneath the car and behind the front wheels, along the body and out below the large rear diffuser. The flat floor exploits ground effect principles, helping to pin the car to the ground for tremendous cornering ability.
APEX AP-0 Concept
The production in the UK is expected to start in Q4 2022, but it will be quite limited, we guess.
The price is prohibitive for an average Joe: from £150,000 (over €165,000 / $184,000) plus local taxes, but if you really want a race-inspired road legal EV, it might be a fun vehicle (the company will happily accept your deposit).
APEX AP-0 Concept specs:
Gallery: APEX AP-0 Concept
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