Leblanc (automobile manufacturer)

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Leblanc is a Zürich based Swiss car manufacturer. It makes modified high-performance automobiles in very low quantities. The company is just beginning to enter the American market.

Caroline[edit]

The Leblanc Caroline was introduced in 1999 and is a closed LeMans-type street legal racing car with 512 bhp (382 kW), from a twin-turbo 2000 cc engine, and a weight of 785 kg. It has a top speed of 348 km/h and a 0–97 km/h time of 2.6 seconds.[1]

Mirabeau[edit]

The Leblanc Mirabeau is an open street legal race car with a rear mid-engine, rear-wheel drive layout, designed to the specifications of the FIA/Le Mans standards.[2] The engine outputs approximately 700 horsepower (520 kW)[2][3] and 850 N·m (630 ft·lbf) from a 4700 cc supercharged engine.[2] The Mirabeau has a top speed of 370 km/h[2] and a price tag of $650,000.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Caroline, from the LeBlanc official website (dead link)
  2. ^ a b c d Mirabeau , from the LeBlanc official website (dead link)
  3. ^ Forbes "Ten Car Brands You've Never Heard Of"
  4. ^ Forbes "Ten Car Brands You've Never Heard Of"

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