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An Aspark Owl and Why Do We Want One?

W ho wants an Aspark Owl—an electric supercar from Tochigi, Japan that claims to have 1,000 horsepower on tap, a 0-62 mph time less than 2 seconds, and a top speed of 174 mph? We do!

The sleek, silver Aspark Owl spread its gullwing doors and made its debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show . The company’s aim is to create the “world’s fastest automobile.”

It sports a pointy beak-like hood with bird of prey LED headlights, silver wheels, a big ass wing, and a creamy white interior with bucket seats.

The Owl’s cowl is made mostly out of carbon fiber and TopGear reports that the powertrain consists of a pair of 40kW motors that offer 429 hp and 563 lb ft of torque. It weighs in at 1,874 pounds, is only 39-inches tall, and has a range of 93 miles.

According to Aspark’s Japanese website, the company allegedly builds medical robots and started developing electric vehicles in 2014.

Gigazine posted a few acceleration-testing videos of the EV in action to YouTube earlier this year that look like scenes straight out of “Buckaroo Banzai.”

The test was conducted with a stripped down prototype with a pipe frame in a parking lot—a far cry from the concept that can be seen at this year’s Frankfurt auto show.

Still, it looks like a real hoot to drive and we hope they can actually make this bird fly.