Lyons Motor car has announced the LM2 Streamliner supercar will make its world premiere at the New York Auto Show early next month

Lyons Motor Car has announced the LM2 Streamliner supercar will make its world premiere at the New York Auto Show early next month.

So far the manufacturer has released only preliminary computer renderings of the vehicle. It uses a carbon fiber body and a V8 DOHC engine with biturbo technology, generating 1,700 HP (1,250 kW) and 2,180 Nm (1,610 lb-ft) of torque. Power is transferred to all four wheels via a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. Acceleration times shows the supercar can sprint from 0 to 97 km/h (0-60 mph) in 2.2 seconds, while the 0-160 km/h (0-100 mph) run takes 4.1 seconds.

Lyons Motor Car is established in 2011 and is “the first car manufacturer to be based in New York City in the last 70 years”. The LM2 Streamliner was created to “compete with luxury brands such as Bugatti, Pagani, Ferrari, Lamborghini, and its ilk from Europe and beyond”.

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