Motor racing team Vanwall has announced plans to produce a limited edition car with Formula 1 features, the Vanwall Vandervell 680. It is an electric car that will be offered in two versions, S and S Plus.
Both versions will have integral drive. They will be powered by electric motors, which in the S edition will have a total power of 320 hp (235 kW). It is equipped with batteries (the capacity of which has not been disclosed) that will allow a range of up to 450 kilometers.
The more powerful Vandervell S Plus will have 587 hp (432 kW), which is enough to push the car to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 3.4 seconds. The batteries will allow the car to have a range of up to 420 kilometers on a single charge. It will be mounted on 22-inch wheels.
After more than six decades since the last race in F1, the Vanwall name returns to the scene as an exclusive car company, together with a racing department whose hypercar prototype Vanwall Vandervell 680 will make its debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) this season Endurance Championship).
The Vanwall Vandervell 680 will be produced in only 500 units at a price of 128,000 EUR. The first deliveries to customers will begin in the third quarter of this year.