Priced from $465K, the LAFFITE G-Tec X-Road is claimed to be the world’s first all-terrain, street-legal supercar. This isn’t some expensive kit car, as the company partnered with G-Tec, a company led by racing engineer Philippe Gautheron, to develop a rolling chassis made of chromium molybdenum steel. When combined with its 17 inches of suspension travel and large BF Goodrich off-road tires, it’s not hard to imagine this roaming the desert or just about any other terrain. Read more
Power comes from a GM LS3 6.2L V8 engine generating up to 720 horsepower, mated to a 6-speed sequential transmission that sends power to the rear. That is plenty of power for a 2,866-pound vehicle as that gives it a power-to-weight ratio of 4.09 lbs/hp, comparable to a host of supercars, and enables it to hit a top speed of 143 mph.
The automaker plans to build just 30-units worldwide for its first run, with deliveries set to begin at the end of 2020. An all-electric version is also in the works, and will be p riced from $545,000. An official unveiling is set for February 2020.