VUHL 05 now on sale in the UK & viewable at Brighton speed trials & Kop hill climb
By Kyle Lindsay
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 13:00
The enticing VUHL 05 street-legal lightweight supercar is now on sale in the UK, following the appointment of the marque’s first European dealer – Bespoke Performance of Ware, Herts., www.bespokeperformance.co.uk.
Well-known to generations of TVR and Noble enthusiasts, Bespoke Performance has a long and varied history dating back to the days of John Britten Garages and the ensuing TVR Centre. The rebranding and move from Barnet to Ware was completed in 2011 and the company now boasts 10,000 sq ft of smart sales and service premises within easy reach of the M1, M11 and M25 motorways.
Said VUHL Co-Founder Iker Echeverria: “We naturally researched many options for our first dealer. A number of outlets met our criteria for technical ability, but Bespoke Performance won us over with its unique level of passion, and its commitment to the discerning area of the market at which our product is aimed.”
Added Bespoke Sales Director Dr Mark Kent: “We have long since searched for a niche product to complement our established relationships with the TVR and Noble brands, and the VUHL is the first to match all our criteria. We have been bowled over by both the level of professionalism exhibited by this new manufacturer and the build quality of its first model.”
Brighton Speed Trials– the VUHL’s first competitive event
The first opportunity to see the VUHL in competition will be at the Brighton Speed Trials on Saturday, September 5. Designed as a road-going track day car, it should be more than at home on this, the oldest of all straight-line sprint courses.
Kop Hill Climb– the 05’s first public appearance in street-legal form
The much vaunted Kop Hill Climb being held at Princes Risborough over the weekend of September 19/20 will be the public’s first opportunity to get up close and personal with the 05 in full street-legal form.
Extensive details of the exciting VUHL 05 can be found at www.vuhlautomotive.com. The UK price is from £59,995.