, Jan. 14, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Destino
made its world premier today at the North American International Auto show as the newest four-door performance car in the world market of exclusive automobiles. Based on an award-winning design by
and powered by the internationally applauded Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 powertrain,
is the result of collaboration by industrialist
and former General Motors Vice Chairman
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"The goal in designing and engineering this automobile is to provide true motoring enthusiasts with an exquisite work of automotive art that performs at a world-class level. Attention to detail is a paramount concern, as is reliability and ease of maintenance," according to Lutz. "We have made styling modifications to differentiate our design and reengineered the chassis to accommodate the 638bhp ZR1's handcrafted LS9 engine with either a manual or automatic transmission. The result is truly an American designed, engineered and manufactured four-door performance car that rivals such models as the Porsche Panamera and Aston-Martin-Lagonda Rapide.
"We are developing our distribution network now and will deliver
on a first-come, first-served basis. Customers will have the option of customizing the exterior color and interior trim," Lutz said.
has an overall length of 202.8 inches and a 124.4 inch wheelbase. Overall height is 52.4 inches.
will be manufactured in
Auburn Hills, Michigan
under the auspices of VL Productions.
is scheduled for retail sales in the second half of 2013 following certification and validation. Prototypes are currently in testing.
Additional information, specifications and photos are available at
SOURCE VL Productions