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Ararkis Sandstorm announced as world's fastest electric supercar

The young company Ararkis Automobili, headquartered in London, has announced and promises to show live its first model in the coming months – the electric supercar Sandstorm , capable of accelerating to 100 km/h in just 1.5 s.

Behind the company Ararkis Automobili is a businessman of South African origin named Priven Reddy, its name is not explained in any way in press releases, but in general it is clear that Ararkis is a kind of paraphrase of the planet Arrakis, on which the main events of Frank Herbert's novel take place. Dune”. The name of the Sandstorm supercar is translated into Russian as “sand storm” – this is another reference to the aesthetics of “Dune”.

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Movie lovers are probably aware that the second part of the film adaptation of “Dune” from the brilliant Canadian director Denis Villeneuve will be released next spring. This is one of the most anticipated and largest films of the year, and probably the enterprising Mr. Reddy decided that the hype around “Dune” “will benefit his new and still little-known company.

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Ararkis Automobili promises that the Sandstorm will “silently hit the roads” in the coming months, while so far the car exists only in the form of low-quality computer renderings. The Sandstorm will have a carbon fiber body, with its proportions slightly reminiscent of the 2017 Lamborghini Terzo Millennio concept. The elongated windshield reaches almost to the nose of the car and is equipped with a single central wiper.

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Sandstorm will have an electric power plant, the parameters of which have not yet been announced; it is only known that the supercar can accelerate from zero to 100 km/h in 1.5 seconds, with a top speed of 300 km/h. A battery with a capacity of 115 kWh will allow you to travel about 500 km on one charge. 1.5 s to “hundreds” is really very fast; of the existing cars, only the McMurtry Speirling is capable of such acceleration, but it is intended exclusively for racing tracks, while the Sandstorm is declared as a supercar for public roads.
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The interior of the Sandstorm has not yet been declassified, but it promises high-tech trim made of Alcantara and carbon fiber, a multimedia system with a large screen and a high-quality Bose audio system, which will broadcast an atmospheric soundtrack specially written for this model. The hypnotic electronic music of German composer Hans Zimmer is one of the key elements of the artistic power of Denis Villeneuve's films, so Ararkis Automobili decided to use a similar technique for its debut model.

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Ararkis Automobili is going to release only 20 copies of the Sandstorm worth 2 million US dollars each; those interested can leave a purchase request on the company’s website.


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