This Picasso PS-01 is artwork of the Swiss supercar kind, weighs just 900 kilos
If you have never heard of a Swiss supercar, you would hardly be alone. The European country known for its picture-perfect countryside and serene mountains is hardly the kind of place where one may find a roaring supercar being developed. But that is exactly why Picasso Automotive is out and about to prove that its Picasso PS-01 supercar is a storm in serenity.
Being developed in Switzerland's Lugano, the Picasso PS-01 boasts of a massive 10.5 feet carbon fiber panel and a rear frame that is made of the same material. This helps the supercar be almost feather light at 900 kilos.
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Not much has yet been revealed about the engine of this supercar but it is expected that it will pack in some serious punch. The power-to-weight ratio is where the Picasso PS-01 could find its core strength and the images released reveal that the engine could be mid-mounted.
It is reported that the Picasso PS-01 will hit test tracks in a few months and could be available in the market at a later date in 2021. It is also reported that the company has already received a few orders for it.
At a time when Italian and French supercars dominate the tracks, it would be interesting to see what Picasso PS-01 has on offer. Although such vehicles are only made in very limited numbers and are extremely exclusive, there is also the larger question of the fate of supercars in a world moving towards electric mobility. Will V6, 8, 10 or even 12 engines as we know them die a gradual death, replaced by electric motors? Or can these remain as relevent as they are loved in the future? Time will tel