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Fenyr SuperSport speeds back to Monterey Car Week

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The striking W Motors Fenyr SuperSport is set to return to the Monterey Car Week, this time dressed in arctic white with gold accents. The hypercar will take part in the famous Fuel Run on 14th August, followed by The Quail on 16th August and both Concorso Italiano and Exotics on Broadway on 17th August.

The same model participating in the exciting California line up is currently on display at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles – one of the world’s largest and most prestigious automotive museums.

The Fenyr SuperSport is the latest W Motors hypercar to be launched, and focuses purely on performance, power and speed. A carbon fibre masterpiece, it perfectly balances advanced aerodynamics engineering with aggressive W Motors aesthetics. Production is limited to 110 units, including 10 special Launch Editions, the last five of which were sold to a Japanese businessman in July 2019.

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W Motors Fenyr SuperSport hits the road for the first time at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018!

Dubai-based W Motors made history this weekend as the first Middle Eastern hypercar developer ever to participate at the Goodwood Festival of Speed (FOS) with the Fenyr SuperSport, one of the world’s greatest celebrations of car culture.

Following its global unveiling at the Geneva International Motor Show earlier this year, W Motors’ newest car, the Fenyr SuperSport hit the road for the first time, participating in the legendary Goodwood Hill Climb. In front of an audience of more than 200,000 visitors over the festival’s four days, the Fenyr SuperSport made two hill-climb runs each day.

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Amongst those to take the wheel and attack the iconic 1.16-mile track at ferocious speed were Mr JWW, W Motors’ friend of the brand, supercar vlogger and the only UK Michelin brand ambassador, Oliver Webb, renowned British professional race driver and Michelin official driver, and Faisal Binladen, Saudi Falcons’ race driver, amongst others.

Making its first appearance on British soil during the FOS, from 12th–15th July, the Fenyr SuperSport is the latest addition to the W Motors line-up of Hypercars. Limited to 100 units globally, with a maximum of only 25 produced per year, and built with a focus purely on performance, power and speed, the carbon fibre masterpiece perfectly balances advanced aerodynamic engineering with the aggressive aesthetics conceived by Dubai-based W Motors.

Talking about the Fenyr SuperSport, Ralph R. Debbas, Founder & CEO of W Motors stated: “We are thrilled to finally experience the Fenyr SuperSport taking on this legendary hill climb in front of hundreds of thousands of visitors and millions of viewers all over the world! Our team, fans and motorsport enthusiasts can finally relish this most awaited moment”.

During the FOS, W Motors also released the “Fenyr SuperSport Launch Editions” – limited to only 10 units and inspired by the spirit of the Wolf. Passionately created to showcase the Fenyr SuperSport in all its glory, each of the 10 breathtaking cars will have its own unique colour combinations, thus highlighting the endless possibilities of creating one’s dream hypercar.

Following its FOS debut, the Fenyr SuperSport will head across the Atlantic for a US tour, including the famous Monterey Car Week in Pebble Beach, California.

Also during Goodwood Festival of Speed, visitors flocked to the W Motors stand to admire the famous Lykan HyperSport – the hero car of The Fast & The Furious 7, one of Universal’s biggest blockbusters.

The Fenyr SuperSport: Heart of a Wolf

Named after the most ferocious wolf in Norse mythology, the Fenyr SuperSport is not only distinguished by the unique W Motors DNA but also is a technical wonder developed in close collaboration with international leading technical partners, including Magna Steyr Italy – where a dedicated facility is assigned for the engineering, production and manufacturing of W Motors hypercars – and the German engine-manufacturer RUF Automobile, which supplies the engine for the ferocious beast.

Among the plethora of distinctive features, we can name the reverse-opening door system; the innovative active aerodynamics system; the full exterior body in carbon-fibre with extensive use of graphene composite, which transforms the Supercar into a lightweight and high-resistance machine. The custom-made RUF engine has been exclusively developed for the hypercar – a twin-turbo flat 6, mid-rear 3.8L engine capable of delivering 800HP, making it possible to reach 0-100 KM/H in just 2.8 seconds and a maximum top speed of 400 KM/H.

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Fenyr SuperSport hits the road for the first time

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COUNT DOWN!! Fenyr SuperSport hits the road for the first time

Heading to Goodwood Festival of Speed…

See the power unleashed – taking on the challenge of Goodwood’s legendary hill climb.

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From 12th to 15th July the Fenyr SuperSport will make two hill-climb runs every day, watched by more than 200,000 passionate car enthusiasts.

No better time and no better place for Fenyr SuperSport’s long-awaited road debut – Goodwood FOS.

Another exciting milestone for Dubai-based W Motors!

FAST FACTS:

800HP Twin Turbo 3.8 Flat 6 Engine

7 speed dual clutch RDK; 0-100 km/h in 2.8 seconds

Maximum speed 400 km/h

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W MOTORS and ICONIQ MOTORS FLAGSHIP SHOWROOM OPENING

W Motors along with Tianjin-based partner ICONIQ Motors have proudly announced the opening of their first flagship showroom in the world, located at the premium district of City Walk, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Described as “urban living” destination by Meraas, City Walk is nestled in a prestigious neighbourhood close to Dubai main highway “Sheikh Zayed Road” and offers a perfect combination of luxury living, shopping, entertainment and wellness options, within one integrated space.

The new flagship showroom concept was developed around W Motors and ICONIQ lifestyle values and will offer a space not only to exhibit the latest creations penned by the W Motors team but also a combination of lifestyle products and art pieces from around the world.
A true reflection of W Motors values and aesthetics, this new space was conceived and developed by iMagine Interior Decoration LLC, who have successfully combined functional design with artistic craft to create a unique environment enabling guests from all around the world to immerse themselves in W Motors exceptional universe. It is in an art gallery ambiance, that the brands’ guests can enjoy a private coffee break while admiring the exclusive vehicles exhibited at the showroom.

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“ This new flagship showroom is a giant step for W Motors, finally giving us the opportunity to share with the public our world and to permanently display our creations”, as stated by Ralph R. Debbas, W Motors Chairman and CEO.

It is during this flagship showroom private opening event, that the global premiere of W Motors latest creation took place, the most awaited Fenyr SuperSport, in its final production version, in front of regional and global press members as well as select international VIPs.

Designed by W Motors and engineered through the help of illustrious partners worldwide, Magna Steyr Italy and RUF Automobile Germany, the Fenyr SuperSport focuses mainly on performance, speed and driving pleasure without compromising its inherited luxury. The heart of this machine is a one-of-a-kind flat 6-cylinder 3.8L twin turbo, mid-rear engine, 800 horsepower and 1,000 Newton-Metre torque with a 7-speed double clutch transmission. This results in less than 2.7 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) and a top speed exceeding 400 km/h (249 mph).

Talking about the new vehicle unveiling, Ralph R. Debbas stated that “the Fenyr SuperSport is the most incredible car ever produced so far”.

Gathered guests were also able to witness exclusively the regional premiere of the ICONIQ Seven in both its Premium and VIP editions after their successful debut at the acclaimed Shanghai Auto Show earlier this year. Designed by W Motors design studio in Dubai, in collaboration with its partner ICONIQ Motors, the two fully electric MPVs are developed around the passenger with the purpose of bringing the latest in comfort and connectivity.

The ICONIQ Seven Premium Edition brings incredible features when it comes to passenger comfort, a key characteristic since the car was fully developed around the passenger’s experience while the VIP Edition being the ultimate version of the Seven platform, is the most sophisticated and refined fully electric MPV ever created, a combination of luxurious materials, advanced technology and unseen customization levels in its class.

“Today marks a huge milestone for the ICONIQ story, we are thrilled to open our first showroom and design studio. ICONIQ will surprise the Chinese market by incorporating supercar styling and aesthetics DNA into an electric vehicle,” said Alan Wu, President of ICONIQ Motors.

In addition, the famous Fast and Furious 7 Lykan HyperSport was also exhibited in the showroom.

Both partners have also unveiled the “L5 Autonomous Concept” targeted for Expo 2020 in Dubai. This advanced Level 5 vehicle, which is currently in its development stage through the help of world-class engineering and technology companies, such as AKKA Technologies along with several other multinational partners, will be launched mid 2018 in a first demonstration version, to be fully functional for the most anticipated Expo 2020.

“We’ve got a great team here, and it’s an exciting time for us. The investment into the ongoing L5 project further highlights our dedication to giving consumers the very best experience and has allowed us to improve the level of products and services we offer,” said Bruno Lambert, CEO of ICONIQ Motors.

Throughout the event, guests relished exquisite cocktail canapés carefully crafted by Chez Charles catering company while enjoying lounge music in the private courtyard area of the showroom.

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Inside W Motors

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In 2013, and during the Dubai International Motor show, we met the man with the hyper dream, the CEO of W Motors, Mr. Ralph Debbas. It was then that W Motors launched the first ever 3.8 million dollar Arabian hypercar, the Lykan, which stunned all auto fanatics and remained the talk of car lovers long after its release.

The HyperSport is the third most expensive car ever made, just behind the Lamborghini Veneno ($4.5 million) and the rare (just one was made) Maybach Exelero ($8 million). It has Digital Automotive Technology and it comes with diamond incrusted LED lights. The car also comes with a 24/7 concierge service and a team of qualified W engineers ready to fly anywhere in the world to service your Hypercar at any given time.

The car produces 770hp at 7100 rpm with a maximum Torque of 960Nm at 4000 rpm and can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 2.8 seconds and from 0-200 km/h in 9.4 seconds, reaching a maximum speed of 385 Km/h.

The car was built with only 7 units and appeared in so many motor shows and luxurious shows around the world. It was easily able to captivate the hearts of luxury car collectors everywhere.

In 2015, W motors had two surprises waiting to strike the world; the first was with the release of the Furious 7 movie part of the Fast and Furious saga – the movie that sets the rules for the next auto trends in the world – with the Lykan jumping from one Etihad Tower to another at the skyscraper complex in Abu Dhabi.
The hypercar was the highlight of the movie as Dom, played by Vin Diesel, accompanied by Brian, played by the late Paul Walker, makes a getaway from the grenade launcher of Jason Statham after crashing a rich man’s fancy party, and the rest is a breath taking 3.8 million dollar action sequence.

If you thought that was exciting, wait until you hear the second surprise by W Motors. Later on, and during the Dubai International Motor show 2015, W Motors once again swept away all hearts with the launch of the Fenyr, a 1.8 million dollar super car with a look to die for.

This time, we decided to go behind the scenes and inside W Motors to understand the concept of how W Motors works, the story behind the Fenyr, the future, and much more.

We sat down with the CEO of W Motors, Ralph Debbas, for an interesting chat and got to know more about the man, the legend, and the car.

Let’s start with the names: W Motors, Lykan, and Fenyr. According to Ralph, he has had a fascination with wolves since the early days; people used to see him as a wolf because of his hair, Ralph told us with a smile. From this, it was clear to us what the “W” in W Motors stands for and why the hypercar is called Lykan, a word that became known to men since the ancient Greek days and means the powerful man when transformed into a wolf, or what we call nowadays werewolf.

As for the Fenyr terminology, which even has a more interesting story, Ralph explained that the Fenyr comes from old legends and is considered to be the father of wolves Sköll and Hati Hróðvitnisson, and the son of Loki, a shapeshifter god.

Due to the gods’ knowledge of prophecies foretelling great trouble for Fenyr and his rapid growth, the gods bound him, and as a result, Fenyr bit off the right hand of the god Týr, and the legend continues stating that when the Fenyr rises again, the earth will shake violently, trees will be uprooted, mountains will fall, and all binds will snap. Ralph, with this vison in mind, created a 900 horsepower supercar with lightweight tubular aluminum chassis and carbon fiber bodywork that will make the earth shake and trees uproot. He called it Fenyr. The Fenyr will be produced in 25 units only and priced in the range of 1,800,000 USD.

The Fenyr is W Motors latest addition to the wolves family with a full carbon-fiber body and a light-weight aluminum chassis that contribute to the mere 1,200kg of it. The heart of this machine is a one-of-a-kind flat 6 cylinder 4.0L twin turbo, mid-rear engine engineered in Germany by the renowned RUF Automobile company. To contribute to its performance, a 7-speed double clutch gearbox is in place aiming to take advantage of the 900 horsepower and 1,200 Newton-Metre torque. This results in less than 2.7 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) and a top speed exceeding 400 km/h (249 mph).

The Fenyr SuperSport is once again the combination of skills from hundreds of professionals from leading companies in the automotive world. More particularly, the Fenyr was brought to life in collaboration with a plethora of renowned international technical partners including notorious engineering firms Magna Steyr Italy and RUF Automobile Germany.

We told Ralph that this is great news however we need scoops, inside information about W motors, “So, what’s next?” and with a smile he replied, “Wait and see.”

Here are some secrets we got from Ralph during out chat; W motors is an unstoppable dream machine, thus it has set the plan to create not only the most aggressive and most capable Super SUV, but also the fastest, and we are keen that with a mind like Ralph’s, this SUV will be the highlight of the auto news around the world. The W Motors, or as I like to call it, Wolf Motors, will continue with creating legends named after their moto such as Lykan and Fenyr, and as a scoop, the new, soon to be announced SUV will also be called after a wolf legend. The wolf SUV will be produced in 100 units planned for next year, with more than 800hp under the bonnet, and will be priced at 250,000 – 300,000 USD.

On top of that, here are some W Motors whispers for our fans to fantasize about:

  • W Motors Racing Program
  • First and unique hypercar production facility in UAE over 1.5 million square feet of space
  • Green facility for car production
  • W Motors School of Art

So, stay tuned to bring you the latest from the wolves’ family.

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