The latest Ginetta supercar is the Akula, a 200 mph, 600 bhp two-door monster modeled after the G58 prototype race car from the same company. Not satisfied with mere English words for the new car, Ginetta looked to Soviet Russia for a fitting name, using the Russian word for “shark.”
The Akula shares its name with both the fast-moving animal and the submarine class with the same attributes. Its huge 6.0-liter V8 produces a maximum 600 bhp (447 kW), has a top speed of 200 mph (322 km/h), and weighs only 2,535 lb (1,150 kg).
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