Arash AF8 Cassini - Geneva Motor Show Live

02/03/2016 - 12:54 | ,  ,   | Sagar Parikh

Can reach 0-100 km/h in under 3.5 seconds.

The Arash AF8 Cassini is based on the Arash AF8 that was introduced in 2014 and features a tubular steel chassis with carbon fiber reinforcements. The Arash AF8 Cassini is priced from £168,000 in the UK.

Arash AF8 Cassini front three quarter at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show Live

It measures 4.15 metres in length, 1.9 metres in width and 1.1 metres in height. 350 body and chassis parts are made of carbon-fibre and the dry weight stands at 1,200 kg.

The front-end features a new splitter, while the rear-end is totally different with four circular LED tail lights, new diffuser, quad exhaust pipes, new central brake light and a black grille. Inside, the Arash AF8 features new carbon-fibre elements, leather trim and a touchscreen infotainment system. Customers can also opt for a stripped-out interior for track use.

Arash AF8 Cassini rear three quarter at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show Live

The Arash AF8 Cassini is powered by the GM-sourced 7.0-litre LS7 V8 engine that develops 560 hp and 645 Nm of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a 6-speed manual transmission. The forged aluminium wheels (front: 19-inch, rear: 20-inch) are wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport Cup2 tyres (front: 235 35ZR19, rear: 345/30ZR20).

The AF8 Cassini can reach 0-100 km/h in less than 3.5 seconds and hit a top speed of more than 196 mph (315 km/h).

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