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Czinger 21C | Blackbird Edition

This week, the Czinger 21C Blackbird Edition is taking to the skies at The Quail, and we're finally getting a glimpse of it in all its splendour. The 1,350 horsepower (1006 kW) supercar pays homage to one of the best aircraft ever flown and uses additive manufacturing in big part. Here's an overview of Czinger's most recent low-production rocket for the road.

The SR-71 "Blackbird," a well-known Lockheed aircraft, is where the term "Blackbird" comes from. The SR-71, a spy jet designed to exceed Mach 3 (3,704 km/h or 2,301 mph), is renowned for its capacity. The Czinger 21C Blackbird honours that revolutionary aircraft with a variety of clever details.

First off, the colour is Jet Black, as one may have imagined. The spokes of the wheels are a top-down silhouette of the SR-71. There is also a small amount of "Afterburner Orange" hidden away in the 1+1 cockpit, and the exhausts are shaped to resemble genuine afterburners just a little bit more. This supercar is among the best with an aeronautical motif.

Aside from those little features, this gadget is still completely insane in and of itself. A 2.9-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine linked to two electric motors is located beneath the carbon fibre bodywork. Together, they typically create 1,233 horsepower (919 kW). Thus, the fact that they produce 1,350 hp in the Blackbird is all the more remarkable.

It's important to remember that Czinger claims it will only produce 80 21C models, including any Blackbirds it may have on the way. It also contains the V Max variation that debuted at the Goodwood Festival of Speed earlier this year.

According to claims, the automobile can accelerate from 0 to 25 mph (0 to 40 kph) in under 27 seconds. If accurate, it is faster than any manufacturing vehicle in existence. In fact, it would beat the Koenigsegg Regera, which now holds the record with a timing of 28.81 seconds, by more than a second.

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