The Czinger 21C wants to join the sub-2sec hypercar club

Its in-house developed powertrain makes 1,233hp
by Tom Harrison | Feb 18, 2020
PHOTO: Czinger

Oh, Czinger, you big tease. Ahead of next month’s Geneva International Motor Show, the LA-based startup has let slip that its 21C hypercar will be able to hit 100kph in an outrageous 1.9sec.

Yes, Internet, 0-100kph in less than 2sec. If true, that makes the 21C one of the fastest-accelerating things on four wheels. For context, Tesla claims its new Roadster will do 0-60mph (or 0-97kph, take note) in 1.9sec, while Rimac claims the C_Two does 0-100kph in 1.97sec. And we mustn’t forget the Aspark Owl...

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Those are all EVs. Czinger hasn’t told us exactly what the 21C will be powered by—only that it’ll have a “in-house developed, strong hybrid powertrain,” suggesting an internal combustion component. The company says it—whatever ‘it’ is—will make 1,233hp. This is enough.

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We’re promised the 21C, which seats its two occupants tandem-style, was “conceived, designed, engineered, and manufactured from the ground up by a team of pioneering engineers, scientists, and designers based in Los Angeles, California, using a proprietary production system.

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“The result is the first vehicle of this era with a complex, optimized overall structure generated using computing power, additive manufacturing, and artisanship.” Additive manufacturing? 3D printing, to you and I…

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NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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