Orca Engineering

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Orca Engineering Ltd.
Family Owned Corporation
Industry Automotive
Founded 2003
Headquarters Ebenholz, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Key people

René Beck, CEO & Founder

Ralph Beck, Founder
Number of employees
15

Orca Engineering is a sports car company based in Liechtenstein. Orca designs and manufactures the Orca 113 Platform, as well as the upcoming Beck LM800.[1][2] Founded in 2003, by René Beck and his son Ralph, the company is most known for the Orca 113 Platform, which came in three variants, of which only seven cars were produced.[3][4]

When the Orca 113 Platform died out, René Beck decided to move on to his next supercar project, the Beck LM800.[5]

Orca 113 Platform[edit]

The Orca 113 Platform is a platform of vehicles produced by Swiss start up Orca Engineering.[6] The platform was planned to be made of 198 in three variants, but only 7 were produced, 3 C113, 2 R113, and 2 SC7.

C113[edit]

The C113 was a coupé, and the first concept/car manufactured in the Orca 113 Platform.[1] It has a claimed top speed of 360 km/h, though this has not been officially tested.[1] However, the C113 is proven to be the fourth fastest car in the world (0–100 km in under 3 seconds).[6][7] Production of the C113 had been limited to 198 units (in all three variants), but never began due to delays and the lack of buyers (7 were produced in all three version).[6] The C113 sold for around $280,000, not including attentional pakages.[8]

  • Acceleration 0–100 km / h in under 3 seconds
  • Acceleration 0–200 km / h: 8.5 seconds
  • Acceleration 0–300 km / h: 15 seconds
  • Top speed: approx 360 km

R113[edit]

The R113 is a concept roadster version of the C113 (only 2 made).[6] Before the Orca 133 Platform was cancelled, the R113 was going to be fastest street worthy car in the world (0–100 km in 2.5 seconds).[6][7] Almost nothing is known about the R113 concept, except it uses the same Audi twin turbo V8 as the Beck LM 800, other performance info is below.[3]

  • Acceleration 0–100 km / h in under 2.5 seconds
  • Acceleration 0–200 km / h: 6.5 seconds
  • Acceleration 0–300 km / h: 12.8 seconds
  • Top speed: approx 410 km

SC7[edit]

The SC7 would have been by far the most exclusive vehicle Orca manufactured. Not much is known about the SC7 concept, it only weighs 850kg, and is built around an Audi twin turbo V12, and has a top speed of over 400 km/h. The production of the SC7 has been limited to 7 supercars (only 2 made).[3]

  • Acceleration 0–100 km/h in under 2.7 seconds
  • Top speed: approx 400 km/h

Beck LM 800[edit]

As of 2012, the Beck LM 800 was the only vehicle under development at Orca Engineering.[9] Almost nothing is known about the Beck LM 800, except it uses the same Audi twin turbo V8 as the R113, and weights 900 kg. Other performance info is listed below.[10]

  • Acceleration 0–100 km / h in under 2.8 seconds
  • Top speed: approx 420 km

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Orca cars - specifications, Pictures, prices". Top Speed. 2011-04-27. Retrieved 2012-04-16. 
  2. ^ "Beck LM800 news - Swiss movement - 2007 - BBC Top Gear". Topgear.com. 2008-01-12. Retrieved 2012-04-16. 
  3. ^ a b c Orca SC7
  4. ^ "Orca C113". Supercars.net. 2004-03-01. Retrieved 2012-04-16. 
  5. ^ "2007 Beck LM800 - Images, Specifications and Information". Ultimatecarpage.com. Retrieved 2012-04-16. 
  6. ^ a b c d e Angriff des Killerwals: Der Orca geht mit 850 PS auf die Jagd - Yahoo! Autos
  7. ^ a b "The 80 Fastest Cars in the World". Carinsurancecomparison.com. Retrieved 2012-04-16. 
  8. ^ Orca Engineering C 113, 2003 C 113 | Conceptcarz.com - Pictures, Pricing, Information, Wallpaper, History
  9. ^ "Beck LM 800 | Sports Cars". Diseno-art.com. Retrieved 2012-04-16. 
  10. ^ http://beck lm 800-siteforfans

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