The stunning looking Owl hypercar was put through its paces in England testing its speed and acceleration. The all-electric battery-powered hyper car is manufactured by Japanese engineering firm Aspark. Underneath the beautiful design lines is the most advanced electric car technology available. As a result the power its motors generate deliver unbelievable acceleration and speed.
The Aspark Owl set two new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS titles and they are:
Fastest average speed over eighth mile by an electric car
Fastest average speed over quarter mile by an electric car
The Aspark Owl hypercar can accelerate from 0-60mph in 1.72 seconds it has a top speed( km/h, 260 mph (413km/h) and a range of 250 miles (400km) approximately. It takes about 40 minutes to charge using a fast charging station with 200kW 800V. Aspark plans a production run of 50 vehicles built to order and supplied within approximately 12 months at a price of €2.9 million each.
Speaking about the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS titles Aspark CEO Masanori Yoshida said “It is a delight to set two new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS titles. We wanted to show that the Owl is not only a beautiful looking machine but it can demonstrate high amazing acceleration and speed delivered by its powerful motors.”
Aspark is an engineering company based in Japan, Osaka and has been working on the development of the Owl electric ultra-performance vehicles since 2015. It is a growing company and has more than 3,500 employees (2022) and 25 offices worldwide. The company is growing very rapidly every year and has turnover is $160M. The Aspark Owl is being built by Manifattura Automobili Torino (MAT) in Italy.
The record took place under the auspices of the UK Timing Association at Elvington Airfield, Yorkshire at the Straightliners speed records event.
Eight of a mile:
- 309.0270 kph
- 192.0205 mph
Quarter of a mile:
- 318.8574 kph
- 198.1288 mph