Axon Automotive is to build an advanced carbon fibre structure sports car with Westfield Sportscars and AIE UK providing an incredibly light rotary engine. This car will then be tested round a test track and validated on the road by a professional driver.
News about Westfield Sportscars’ new platform
Tomorrow’s low CO2 emission cars can be fun as well as frugal. While there have been lots of attempts to make fuel efficient cars for the future all too often these have been rather too worthy and rather too little fun. Westfield Sports Cars is determined to address this challenge by building on its own heritage of high excitement cars together with new technology from Axon Automotive and AIE.
The three companies have come together to show what can be done to build a lightweight sports car based around technology that will meet the low CO2 challenges. This team will produce a Westfield car with an advanced carbon fibre structure and an incredibly light rotary engine. This vehicle will then be tested extensively round a test track and validated on the road by a professional driver.
This new platform is expected to deliver the same levels of value for money that has long made Westfield Sports Cars a firm favourite with real world enthusiasts.
Julian Turner, CEO of Westfield Sportscars, said “We are very excited to be able to bring this combination of technology into fun and affordable sports cars. This not only puts us at the leading edge of technology but also enables us to stay there as it provides a platform for our future vehicle development.”
Submitted on 10/09/2015