Secret Supercar: Marussia Motors
Are these guys^ sharing an arm?
The only reason you might have heard of MaRussia’s supercar efforts would be in F1 news… when they bought out Richard Branson for control of Virgin’s F1 racing team.
That in itself gives them some credibility, and it doesn’t hurt that racing driver Nikolay Fomenko helped found the company in 2007 (along with brand strategist Efim Ostrovsky and tech entrepreneur Andrey Cheglakov).
These wildmen got together with supercar dreams like so many others- wanting to build the baddest, bestest, beastest supercar experience for a select few buyers with very deep pockets.
Production limited to 2999 units, MaRussia’s two models (the B1 and B2) can be powered by either an N/A 3.5 liter V6 or a boosted 2.8 liter six, the latter developed by Cosworth.
Either way, power output is conservative by supercar standards in the neighborhood of 400 horses.
The styling however, is quite interesting. Especially on the B2, pictured here in blue. I see some hints of Gumpert Apollo influence. The B1 (purple) has me thinking “Lotus Evora meets Pagani”.
Check out the company’s site if you’d like to study the cars further, and scroll down for a few images.
Dual GPS in case… your passenger wants to go somewhere else?