Vector Avtech WX-8 HPV 

  • 2008
  • 750 HP 7.0L
  • 270 mph
The Aerospace engineered body of the Vector A-WX8 is constructed of ultra-light Carbon fiber/E-Glass structural body panels.
inch diameter competition brake rotors with 6 piston calipers provide phenomenal braking capabilities.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Vector Avtech WX-8 HPV


Avtech WX-8 HPV
3.3 s
Venom GT
2.5 s
2.7 s

Top speed

Avtech WX-8 HPV
270 mph
205 mph
McLaren P1
217 mph

1/4 mile

Avtech WX-8 HPV
11.3 s
McLaren P1
9.8 s
Venom GT
9.95 s

Data points Key details of the Vector Avtech WX-8 HPV


Avtech WX-8 HPV
750 HP
Venom GT
1,200 HP
987 HP

Engine size

Avtech WX-8 HPV
6,997 cc
EB110 SS
3,500 cc
McLaren P1
3,799 cc

In The News From around the web


Vector Avtech WX-8 HPV
Gerald Wiegert, Chairman and Founder of Vector Motors Corporation, manufacturer of the Vector Avtech WX-8 ultra-supercar, announced today that the company will exhibit the Vector Avtech WX-8 at the prestigious, internationally acclaimed Los Angeles Auto Show from November 15th through November 24th in Los Angeles, CA.
The Vector's chassis is a DOT crash tested and road proven aluminum honeycomb, semi-monoque aerospace engineered structure with a full chrome-moly race ready roll cage.

Vector Avtech WX-8 HPV

Car & Driver News
The name Vector is a blast from the past, but just how far in the past is a question of when you stopped paying attention.
For a company to fail as spectacularly as Vector did and then come back with a product that looks and—on paper—sounds exactly like the car it could never get off the ground or out its doors in any significant quantity seems—shall we say?

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Vector
Type of car Concept car
Year 2008

power & handling

Maximum hp 750 HP
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 6,997 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor Supercharger
Fuels Gas

road tests

Top speed 270 mph
1/4 mile 11.3 s
0-60mph 3.3 s


Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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