By clicking below to submit this form, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms. Therefore, the suspension was also intricately assembled with a state-of-the-art approach, resulting in an amalgamation of parts which would give the car the dexterity and poise it needed to complement its power.

Drive is selected and we thread through the streets of Wilmington toward the San Diego freeway, en route to the hills above Malibu.

David nods and pushed a button on the climate control panel. The Vector uses beefy double A-arms up front and an immense De Dion tube in the rear, located by four trailing arms that stretch all the way forward to the firewall. Despite things not really taking off for Vector Aeromotive Corporation, Wiegart had still achieved his goal of shaking up the automotive industry, by producing a supercar like no other before it. (click here). Even without ABS (a system will eventually be offered), the stops are straight and true, the bias set to lock the front tires slightly before the rears. The company folded (sort of) in 1993, followed by a few failed attempts at reviving the brand – some as recently as this year. The still-unconvinced should know that the company has grown from one building and four employees in 1988 to four buildings totaling more than 35,000 sq. The two development cars were unloaded, and Road Test Editor Kim Reynolds fitted one of them with our fifth wheel and road-test computer, readying it for the first-ever performance test by an automotive magazine.

Under construction were about eight other Vectors in various stages of completion, from rolling chassis to nearly finished cars.

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As with most exotics, vision to the rear is just about nonexistent, and the Vector has a blind spot that a Ford Crown Victoria would handily fit into. But those impressive numbers didn't lead to remarkable sales figures. We have provided their article below, as it was written in 1991, which can also be viewed on their official website.

Take a look at the ultra-rare Vector W8 Twin Turbo in the gallery above, and find out more about its listing on the RM Sotheby’s website. Without the backing, experience, and structure that a large automaker would have provided, many of Vector Aeromotive Corporation’s well-intentioned promises could not be kept – and its price was one of these. View thousands of detailed wallpaper photos of Ferrari cars we love. It is considered a classic unicorn car which is on the radar of many private collectors. It’s a big motor that isn’t working that hard.”. The sizable windshield pillars tend to block the view of the apexes of tight-radius corners we encounter, and on these, the 82.0-in.-wide Vector feels a bit like a bull in a china shop.