Gordon Murray designed a three-seat automotive icon in the 1990s, and now he’s at it again. Gordon Murray Automotive (GMA) formally introduced the T50 limited-edition supercar on Tuesday, and the company is making a lot of claims about its lightweight structure, high-revving engine, and driver engagement. Murray calls it “the ultimate analog supercar.”
Only 100 buyers will benefit from Murray’s decades of experience in Formula 1 and the auto industry.
Mounted amidships is the highest-revving production engine, a normally aspirated 3.9-liter V-12 that makes 653 horsepower and 344 pound-feet of torque and spins the tach all the way to 12,100 rpm. That’s 166 hp per liter, and its quick revving capability gives it neck-snapping throttle response, according to GMA. The engine, developed by Cosworth, features dry sump oiling to prevent oil starvation in hard cornering, which will be very important given the car’s power and grip.
Murray also claims that