The idea of a state-of-the-art supercar coming out of Greece—a country with no significant motor vehicle heritage—isn’t that surprising, because we have a precedent: Rimac. Rimac is at the cutting-edge of electric vehicle innovation; is building the Nevera hypercar; has significant Porsche investment; and recently merged with the storied Bugatti brand. It’s based in Croatia.
The two companies are quite different, but are known for engineering excellence. Spyros Panopoulos (SP) Automotive has a reputation for making fast cars go faster—much faster. The 43-year-old Panopoulos created a 2,000-horsepower Lamborghini, and a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 with 2,880 horsepower that, in Abu Dhabi in 2019, completed a quarter mile in 7.7 seconds. His two-seat
“ultra car,” to be unveiled in early November, is no less intimidating.
According to the company website, it’s