Dubai Roadster set to tackle the BAC Mono & KTM X-Bow

The first purported pictures of the Dubai Roadster have hit the web.

The first purported pictures of the Dubai Roadster have hit the web.

Reportedly the brainchild of an unnamed Emirati racer, the Dubai Roadster has an aggressive front bumper, a ventilated hood and LED-infused headlights. The knockout styling continues out back as there's a prominent rear wing and stylish rollover bars that are connected to form a mounting point for the third brake light.

We can't see much of the cabin but the model appears to have sport seats, gold trim and a flat-bottomed steering wheel with an integrated digital display.

Since the car is being billed as a BAC Mono and KTM X-Bow competitor, it slated to ride on a chromoly tubular chassis and weigh less than 750 kg (1653 lbs). Little else is known about the model but it will reportedly be powered by a transversely mounted V8 engine that develops 400 bhp (298 kW).

If everything pans out, the Dubai Roadster could be ready for the 2015 Dubai Motor Show.

Thanks to Mariam for the tip!

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