Zenvo ST-1 50S Limited Edition for U.S. looks impressive, gets Swiss made Aspen watch

Article by Christian Andrei, on June 15, 2011

The U.S. market will soon be getting the ST-1 50S, a special edition “mighty Zenvo ST-1” from Danish supercar maker Zenvo Automotive. Red Sea Distribution, Zenvo’s US distributor, helped develop the special edition car. It boasts of numerous changes compared to the standard car such as a power increase of 144bhp from 1089bhp to 1233bhp.

Torque has also increased from 1055lb ft to 1106lb ft. The special edition is powered by Zenvo’s own 7.0-litre supercharged and turbocharged V8 petrol engine that had been coupled to a seven-speed automatic gearbox.

Zenvo said that the ST-1 50S has a 0-62mph acceleration time of under 3.0sec. It also has a limited top speed of 233mph. It features individual monogrammed seats and it is offered with an exclusive complimentary, Swiss-made Aspen Zenvo watch that’s valued at £30,000.

Only three samples of the supercar will be built. One gets an Intense Red color, the second is Crystal White, and the third is Mediterranean Blue. Each of them gets a set of magnesium wheels and a special edition plaque that has the signatures of the engineers and owners. The Zenvo ST-1 50S has a starting price of $1.8 million (£1.1 million) plus local taxes.

Designers at hermann & brandt design consultancy were specifically instructed by Zenvo to design a supercar that does not look like other supercars. hermann & brandt designed the Zenvo ST1 to blend supercar styling with race car elements to allow it to appropriately express its excessive power and performance.

As intended, the shape of the Zenvo ST1’s wheel arches, side line, the roof line and the lower side air intake are defined by free flowing accelerating lines as linked by muscular organic surfacing. This surfacing is contrasted by a racecar-inspired lower carbon splitter. On the front end, the new Zenvo ST1 is marked by a hexagonal trademark Zenvo grille bordered on the sides by the large front air intakes for cooling the engine and brakes. These air intakes are raked back not only to minimize drag but also to make the sides of the car more compact visually.

This frontal theme is evident on the rear, which is marked by a large diffuser for high speed stability as well as flanking large air exits that also accommodate the exhaust and rear lights. Meanwhile, the ST1’s rear spoiler is partly integrated in the rear wing, featuring a distinct aerodynamic design that follows the raked shape of the car’s rear end.

Press Release

ZENVO ST-1 NORTH AMERICAN SPECIAL EDITION ANNOUNCEMENT JUNE 2011

Zenvo Automotive and Red Sea Distribution today have announced that they will be offering a North American Special Edition of the Mighty Zenvo ST-1.

The Zenvo ST-1 is the creation of Denmark's first Supercar manufacturer Zenvo Automotive.

The Zenvo ST-1 with a limited run of 15 units produces 1104hp and 1430NM of torque, 0-100kmh in 3.0 seconds with a LIMITED top speed of 375kmh. With gear changes taken care of by a 6 speed manual transmission or an optional F1 paddle shift 7 speed transmissions. The power plant for the Zenvo ST-1 is Zenvo's own design 7ltr supercharged and turbo charged V8 (NOT TO BE MISTAKEN FOR AN OFF THE SHELF V8).

Many years of testing commenced before the launch of the production cars in 2010. Jesper Jensen, co-owner and founder of Zenvo Automotive can be quoted as saying " We never set out to create the most reliable supercar, but it seems now that we have!

Due to the huge success of the ST-1, Zenvo has worked with Red Sea Distribution (Exclusive North American Distributor of Zenvo) to create a the Zenvo ST-1 50S.

The ST-1 50S is limited to just 3 cars.

The 3 ST-1 50S's will be available exclusively through Red Sea Distribution. They will be only these 3 offered ever in this specification.

Specification
- 3 ST-1 50S available in the following colours 1 x Intense Red, 1 x Crystal White and 1 x Mediterranean Blue.
- Individually numbered vehicles with Special Edition Plaque signed by the engineers and owners.
- Special individual Monogrammed seats
- Power increased to 1250hp and 1500nm Torque
- Standard F1 7 speed transmission
- Magnesium Wheels
- Supplied with exclusive complimentary Swiss made ASPEN Zenvo watch worth $49,000.00

All warranty/service work will be carried out by Zenvo's concierge service, who will fly to the owner's location anywhere in the world. So even with such limited numbers clients have no need to worry about having the vehicle taken care of. Onboard diagnostic allow the factory to check the care remotely, reset systems and even upload new engine and transmission software.

PRICE $1,800,000.00 USD + any local/sales taxes

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