The 2008 Autosport International Show starts tomorrow and the event sees the introduction of a new British sportcar – the MMI Avocet which will be limited to a production of 50 cars in the first year.

The 2008 Autosport International Show starts tomorrow and the event sees the introduction of a new British sportcar – the MMI Avocet which will be limited to a production of 50 cars in the first year.

The ultra light two-seater is powered by a Roush tuned Ford 2-litre Duratec engine which develops 150bhp, there will also be an option for an uprated 225bhp version giving the Avotec an impressive 0-60mph in under 5 seconds. Other Ford standard and performance parts will be featured giving the car a mature component inventory.

There is no word yet on pricing for the Avocet.

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