These teaser images of the Joss supercar whet any gearhead's appetite for power. The Australian automaker has produced a sweet two-seater outfitted with a carbon fiber chassis. Its all-aluminum V8 engine produces over 500 horsepower and can accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in less than three seconds.
The Joss supercar is being produced in a limited run of 25 editions; its expected price tag is $500,000.
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