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It’s called the ISIS AM01, and it’s built by a small Dutch company called Isis Cars, which is the brainchild of Anton van Nunen and Max Alting Siberg. The AM01 is due to be launched officially at the end of May, but the first prototype is currently on show at the ongoing AutoRAI 2011 show in Amsterdam.


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The AM01 is based on the Saker GT, another Dutch racing car designed strictly for the race track. It took van Nunen, Siberg and Saker Sportscars three years of testing and integrating a diverse range of materials, shapes and concepts to modify the latter into the AM01, which is street legal.

The multi-tube chassis/fiberglass body vehicle is powered by a 2.0 litre turbocharged Subaru boxer engine, here offering 275 hp and 350 Nm, mated to a five-speed manual transmission.


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The power output might not sound like much, but with the rear-wheel drive vehicle weighing in at just 850 kg, it’s enough juice to get the AM01 from 0-100 kph in just 4.2 seconds and to a top speed of 260 kph.

When it goes on sale, the AM01 can be had at 120,000 Euros, but there’s more to be had than just this one from Isis – the company has signaled its intention to start a small series production of a second model called the AM02 later this year, with just 10 cars to be made.


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The AM02 will again be based on the Saker chassis, but the body will incorporate further developments in shape and feature, among other things, a 400 hp 3.0 litre mill, six-speed gearbox and body material options such as carbon fibre or aluminium/carbon fibre.