US-based Vandal, based in metro Detroit, has just unveiled the Vandal One, which looks like a cross between a Corvette and F1 car. Featuring a full carbon fiber monocoque chassis, carbon fiber body panels, and an engine from the new Civic Type R, all in a 1,224-pound package that is designed for the track. The base model churns out 340 hp from the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, but you can also opt for an upgrade package that boosts power to 560 hp. It boasts a pushrod front and rear suspension, using JRi adjustable dampers and sway bars. Plus, every car features a cloud-based telemetry system that enables real-time monitoring of vehicle data by your pit crew team. Read more for additional pictures and information.
“This version of the Type R’s engine is beefed up everywhere to withstand the extra power and is said to rev to 9,000 rpm. Now that’s the old high-rpm Honda we know and love, only with much more horsepower. All this power is sent through a six-speed sequential gearbox made by Sadev. In race mode, the One sits a mere two inches from the road, but it can be adjusted through hydraulics all the way up to five inches off the ground. People are allowed to pre-order the car with a $1,000 deposit for deliveries sometime in 2019. To actually buy it, Vandal has a base price set of $119,700,” reports Autoblog.