Yes, Singapore Has Our Very Own Supercar

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March 8, 2017 | BY AFP

And it's an ode to our national flower, the Vanda Miss Joaquim.

"Dendrobium is the culmination of a dream. Our design team has had sketches of an electric hypercar on the drawing board since the mid-90s, but that vision was many years ahead of its time. As electric technology has advanced, we have been able to revisit this vision," said Larissa Tan, Vanda Electrics CEO.

There's just one catch. The carbon fiber and composite car, complete with flat aerodynamic floor, twin rear diffusers and F1-inspired exposed wishbone connections is still officially a concept and the Geneva reveal is the chance for potentially interested parties to pass judgment and hopefully get the car heading for a 2020 production date.

"We are looking forward to seeing the world's reaction to Dendrobium. This electric hypercar may just be a concept for now, but we have every intention of putting it into production. It sits at the top of our range and the production version will be a fitting showcase for the best in design and e-technology," said Tan.

That e-technology will include inboard electric motors on each axle, a single speed gearbox managing output to the front and a multi-speed gearbox and differential at the rear and a car that even when packed full of lithium batteries will tip the scales at just 1,750kg.

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