Casil Motors turns Bugatti EB 110 into SP-110 Edonis Fenice, production to begin soon for 15-unit run

Article by Christian A., on January 24, 2018

In the 1990s, one of the most well-known supercars was the Bugatti EB 110. While its popularity has diminished with the passing of time, it has recently gotten some press at a few auctions and quickly got back to the spotlight.

Now, Casil Motors is planning a revival of sorts for the said model with its SP-110 Edonis Fenice. They gave it a new body and some upgraded mechanicals, together with some of the EB 110’s remaining carbon fiber monocoques. The firm will only produce a total of 15 units.

Under the hood of the SP-110 Edonis Fenice is still the same V12 engine from the EB 110. But instead, it has 3.8 liters with two turbos, which is larger than the original model that only had a quad-turbo 3.5 liter unit. The old model was able to bring out a total of 550 horsepower (410 kilowatts) with the smaller engine in stock, while the new one now produces as much as 720 horsepower (537 kilowatts).

This engine is then paired to a six-speed manual that sends the power to the rear wheels. After being tweaked by Casil Motors, the SP-110 can now hit 60 miles per hour (100 kilometers per hour) in only 3.4 seconds, before continuing on to its top speed of 249 miles per hour (400 kilometers per hour). SP-110 also gets Michelin Pax run flat tires such as those found on the Veyron.

The SP-110 Edonis Fenice has gone through a pretty complex history. Back in the 1990s when Bugatti went bankrupt, employees formed B Engineering and bought the last 17 EB 110 carbon fiber monocoques. The team then wanted to create their own supercar which they then called the Edonis, but the project did not push through. And in 2017, Casil Motors took over this undertaking about 20 years after they first saw the Edonis by B Engineering.

Now, when looking at the SP-110 Edonis Fenice, you would probably agree that the new supercar’s design is a bit polarizing. Unlike the angular EB 110, the SP-110 has a lot more curves. The headlights can be found high up on the fenders with prominent vents right behind them.

Up front, there is an asymmetrical inlet for a unique touch, and in the back, the supercar features a massive opening in the bodywork. In terms of the overall design, it’s quite contentious. There’s plenty of work to be done into creating the hand beaten aluminum panels. As for the weight, the vehicle weighs just 3,086 pounds (1,400 kilograms).

Press Release

Casil Motors SP-110 Edonis Fenice

My name is Antonio Calva owner and CEO of Casil Motors. and I’m reaching out to you today regarding the return of the Edonis supercar that was originally built by B Engineering.

Below I will provide some information about us, and the Edonis.

Casil Motors is a Las Vegas-based automotive company, previously known as PSC Motors and the creators of the 2015 SP-200 SIN Concept (pictures below).

Casil Motors, alongside B Engineering are creating the ultimate enthusiast driven supercar, uninterrupted by modern electronic aids and built from the ashes of Bugatti.

B Engineering is the exclusive service provider for the Bugatti EB110’s and EB112’s. Made up of several former employee’s from Bugatti while it was still under the direction of Romano Artioli, B Engineering posses the direct knowledge and craftsmanship that made Bugatti one of the leading Automotive companies in the world.

Casil Motors is a Las Vegas-based automotive company, previously known as PSC Motors. We have worked with small companies, and design teams over the past few years providing consulting and bringing partners together to further strengthen bonds, and nurture the projects that they may be a part of.

When Bugatti Automobili went bankrupt in the mid 90's, several employees got together, pooled their money, and bought 17 carbon fiber tubs from the EB110 production. Their new company would be called "B Engineering" (B for Bugatti) Their mission was to create their own supecar, the “Edonis”.

The Edonis was built by B Engineering, a team of engineers who were left with nothing when Bugatti went bankrupt in the late 90's. This organization of dedicated, and passionate team members set out to create something entirely different. Something that they truly envisioned when working on the EB110 less than a decade earlier. The Edonis has the honor of being called the first car of the 21st century as it was unveiled at midnight January 1st, 2001. The company went on hiatus shortly after, until late 2017 when Casil Motors acquired the Edonis project. After almost two decades of the original unveiling of the Edonis, we're finally offering the car to the public with a limited production run of just 15 units.

The Edonis is a true Italian thoroughbred. Twelve cylinders, Over 700 Horsepower, Rear wheel drive, and a six speed manual transmission if that doesn’t scream Italian supercar nothing will.

The Edonis’s project director Nicola Materazzi, has a true supercar pioneer Resume, He was the main contractor for the likes of Bugatti, and then from 1990, He worked for Ferrari as lead engineer for projects such as the 288 GTO Evoluzione and the F40. He was also top dog at Ferrari’s F1 research and design division as well as being credited as being the father of the Lancia Stratos.

The Edonis shares the EB110's tub and chassis, slightly modified, and the basic architecture of its engine, but there’s where the two cars diverge. The Edonis is a classic Modenese supercar, with a striking body fashioned from hand-beaten aluminium, rear-drive only and a phenomenally potent, 3.8-litre, twin-turbo development of the Bugatti V12. It's an altogether rawer take on the supercar theme, possibly the most raw there has ever been...

The Edonis has been created by a handful of ex-Bugatti staff, headed up by Jean-Marc Borel, the man who was the president of Bugatti Holdings International. The small, talented and patient group of men who formed B Engineering after the collapse of Bugatti seem to have created the EB110's alter ego, as if to show what fire, passion and potential there was inside both the EB110 and Bugatti, of which they remain very proud of.

With rear-drive and a 1400kg kerb weight, the Edonis gives a hint of what the Bugatti might have been had it been developed in traditional Modenese fashion - apart from the carbon tub and outrageously powerful 3.8-litre evolution of the EB110 V12.

B Engineering's calling card, is a demonstration of the skills that Modena still has to offer, including very fine, hand-beaten aluminium bodywork. In 2002 the Edonis managed almost 360kmh (223mph) at Nardo. With its latest engine - which runs a massive 2.5bar of boost - with longer gearing, the magic 400kmh (249mph) doesn't look unattainable. That's why the Edonis is fitted with the same 'Pax' tyres that Michelin developed for the VAG Bugatti Veyron. The Edonis shows what the EB110 might have been if the company continued its evolution.

We are in the final stages of development. As vehicles get more and more advanced, we believe that the market for an analog classic high performance supercar would be a perfect vehicle for the true automotive enthusiast. We want to bring modern reliability and classic driving pleasure together for the upcoming production run of the Edonis.

We have everything ready for production, and will begin very soon. The technical prototype is in Campogalliano, Italy which is within sight of the original Bugatti factory that built the EB110's.

The great cross-roads of history are rich in symbols; because of this they often have the power to move man's imagination. They are therefore conducive to the emergence of projects which are themselves rich in symbolic meaning. Amongst all human endeavours of a technological nature, the development of the automobile has probably had the biggest impact on the 20th century. For many, the car is still an endless source of sheer passion and wonder. To celebrate the passage of the car into the 3rd millenium through an invitation into the realm of dream and pleasure: such is the vision of the Edonis project.

SP-110 EDONIS SPECIFICATIONS

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TOP SPEED 220+ MPH

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0-60 MPH IN 3.4 SECONDS

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0-100 MPH IN 8.2 SECONDS

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720 HORSEPOWER

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B ENGINEERING EB110 DERIVED

TWIN TURBO 3.8L V12

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6 SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION

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REAR WHEEL DRIVE

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FRONT BRAKES- CROSS DRILLED AND VENTILATED DISCS, ABS/355MM/14IN

REAR BRAKES- CROSS DRILLED AND VENTILATED DISCS, ABS/335MM/13IN

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BUGATTI EB110 CARBON FIBER MONOCOQUE CHASSIS

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HAND BEATEN ALUMINIUM BODY

Source: Casil Motors

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