Eterniti Motors

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Eterniti Motors Limited
Fate In administration
Founded September 1, 2010 (2010-09-01)
Defunct February 1, 2014 (2014-02-01)
Headquarters United Kingdom
Number of locations
London
Area served
International
Services Automobile manufacturing
Website www.eternitimotors.com

Eterniti Motors was a short-lived British company founded in 2010 and placed in administration in January 2014.[1]

It unveiled its first and only car, the Hemera, at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show.[2] In 2012 the Hemera was shown in China at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition as the Artemis.

Models[edit]

Initially called the Hemera, Eterniti Motor's only vehicle was renamed Artemis when shown at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show.[3] The Artemis features a Porsche 4.8-litre twin-turbocharged V8, producing 591 bhp (441 kW; 599 PS) and 553 lb·ft (750 N·m) of torque, resulting in a claimed a 0-62 mph time of 4.2 seconds and a top speed of 180 mph (289.7 km/h).

The Artemis has been named the world’s first Super-SUV ,extensively modifying the Porsche Cayenne[4] with new carbon composite body panels and ultra-low profile 315/25 tyres that sit on large 23” super-lightweight forged alloy rims. The standard specification features twin electric reclining seats in the rear, a choice of starlight roof lining or panoramic glass roof, quilted undercarpets and boot trim, lambswool rugs, electronic-reveal iPads, and a drinks chiller.

Company history[edit]

The company is formally registered as Eterniti Motors Limited and was registered in September 2010.[5] Its first public announcement was not until 16 August 2011.[6] Eterniti Motors is backed by a group of international investors with collective experience in high-level luxury automobiles. The team is said to have extensive experience in retailing some of the most prestigious British and European luxury and high-performance car brands, in markets from the UK to Asia-Pacific. It has further experience in the development and manufacture of high-end components and motor sport.[citation needed] The company listed Alastair Macqueen, a former XJ220 developer as its Chief Engineer, Tim Sugden as interim General Manager, and Mark Carbery formerly of Lexus as Head of Brand and Communications.[7] Former Formula One driver Johnny Herbert was briefly mentioned as developing and promoting the vehicle.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meetings of Creditors". The Gazette. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Car Magazine 12 September 2011". Carmagazine.co.uk. 2011-09-12. Retrieved 2011-12-18. 
  3. ^ Pattni, Vijay (24 April 2012). "Beijing 2012: Eterniti Artemis". Top Gear. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Eterniti Artemis revealed in production spec". Autocar. 9 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Car Magazine 16 August 2011". Carmagazine.co.uk. 2011-08-16. Retrieved 2011-12-18. 
  6. ^ Official press release 16 August 2011
  7. ^ "Cars & Life: Eterniti Artemis Super-SUV: Contemporary Personalisation of Porsche Cayenne Turbo S". 9 November 2012. Retrieved 15 November 2012. 
  8. ^ http://topnews.net.nz/content/218389-johnny-herbert-alastair-macqueen-two-big-names-behind-hemera

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