The Lykan Hypersport is a Lebanese limited production sports car manufactured by W Motors, a United Arab Emirates based company, founded in 2012 in Lebanon with the collaboration of Lebanese,and Italian engineers. It is the first sports car to be designed and produced indigenously in the Middle East. The production of the car was limited to a planned total of just seven units.The first pre-production Lykan HyperSport was unveiled to the public at the Qatar Motor Showin February 2013.
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At US$3.4 million, the Lykan HyperSport was the third most expensive production car at time of its production. The HyperSport is the first car to have headlights with embedded jewels; they contain titanium LED blades with 420 diamonds (15cts). although buyers have a selection of rubies, diamonds, yellow diamonds, and sapphires to be integrated into the vehicle’s headlights at purchase based on the colour choice. The car also uses a holographic display system on the centre console with interactive motion features, as well as gold stitching on the seats. There is a discrepancy among sources as to how many cars have been sold, with reports varying from four to seven sales. At least two of the cars have been sold, one to an anonymous buyer, as revealed in a YouTube video by W Motors. In June 2015, the Abu Dhabi police force purchased a Lykan HyperSport.The Abu Dhabi Police car is included in the total of seven, meaning only six were available for purchase by customers.
The Lykan HyperSport is powered by a 3.7 litre (3,746cc) twin-turbocharged flat-six enginedeveloped by Ruf Automobile,producing a maximum power output of 581.6 kW (780 hp) at 7,100 rpm and 960 N⋅m (708 lb⋅ft) of torque at 4,000 rpm.The engine has a mid-rear mounted position and transfers power to the rear wheels.
The manufacturer claims a top speed of 395 km/h (245 mph), depending on the gear ratio setup. The car has claimed acceleration times of 2.8 seconds for 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) and 9.4 seconds for 0-200 km/h (0-125 mph), though no independent tests have been conducted. There was a demonstration of the car by W Motors in 2013 in Dubai, in which they claim to have recorded the car’s performance.