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Revealed: The ICONA Vulcano, The Titanium Supercar

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With inspiration from the “world’s fastest plane”, the Blackbird SR-71, in the backs of their minds, the design team at ICONA manifested the world’s first titanium body car: the ICONA Vulcano. ICONA design director, Samual Chuffart states in a press release that the Blackbird SR-71’s, “sharp and dramatic silhouette complimenting its sensual surface transitions was key to the styling of the Vulcano.”

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The Vulcano is hand-crafted, clocking in 10,000 hours of manpower and is revered by ICONA as a true work of art. Built by Italian coachbuilder, CECOMP, the body of the Vulcano is made for racing with a “strongly sculpted body side and voluptuous shapes” fashioned to “evacuate hot air from the engine and reduce air turbulence generated by the wheels,” according to the press release.

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Under the hood, the Vulcano features a “mid-front engine calibrated for homologated roda and race use.” The supercharged V8 pushes 670 hp with a 0-60 time of 2.8 seconds. The Vulcano is truly a step into the future and as Chuffart states in the video below, the Vulcano was built in Italy “by people not afraid to take a new path and to explore new direction.”

Check out the full video below and tell us what you think of the completely titanium Vulcano.