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Vector W2: the 1980s concept car inspired by fighter jets with 625 hp

The Vector W2 was one of the most futuristic concept cars of the 1980s. Designed by Jerry Wiegert, founder of the Vector Motors Corporation, this prototype promised to take automotive design, technology and performance to a new level. 

The shape of the Vector W2 was inspired by the fighter jets and racing cars of the 1960s and 1970s. 

The effect was impressive: a low, wide and aerodynamic body with a line that seemed to defy gravity. In addition, the car was equipped with gull-wing doors, which accentuated its aggressive look.

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A vision of the future
The Vector W2 was one of the most futuristic concept cars of the 1980s. Designed by Jerry Wiegert, founder of the Vector Motors Corporation, this prototype promised to take automotive design, technology and performance to a new level.
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The revolutionary design 
The shape of the Vector W2 was inspired by the fighter jets and racing cars of the 1960s and 1970s. The effect was impressive: a low, wide and aerodynamic body with a line that seemed to defy gravity. In addition, the car was equipped with gull-wing doors, which accentuated its aggressive look.
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Cutting-edge technology
The Vector W2 was equipped with all the latest technology available at the time. The engine, a 6-litre V8, developed 625 hp and delivered top speeds of over 360 kilometres per hour. But the W2 was not just about power: it was equipped with a state-of-the-art suspension system and a light, strong aluminium chassis.
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Competition performance
Thanks to its combination of power, technology and aerodynamic design, the Vector W2 had track performance. Suffice it to say that during its debut at the Los Angeles motor show in 1980, the W2 managed to set a speed record on an indoor track.
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Dreams to be realized
Despite the enthusiasm generated by its debut, the Vector W2 never made it to series production. In fact, the Vector Motors Corporation had several financial difficulties in the 1980s and 1990s, and the W2 project was abandoned. Nonetheless, Jerry Wiegert's dream of bringing the futuristic car of the future to the roads was never completely extinguished.
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Automotive legend
And although the Vector W2 never made it to the road, it nevertheless left a profound mark on automotive history. Its vision of the future, represented by striking design, cutting-edge technology and mind-boggling performance, continues to inspire the automotive engineers of today and tomorrow. And who knows, maybe one day, the futuristic car of the future will look just like the Vector W2.
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