Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Anteros XTM Roadster
ANTEROS XTM is a limited production 2-seat convertible sports car featuring 400 to 600 horsepower, a carbon fiber composite body with a fine leather & wood interior, and state-of-the-art technology throughout.
ANTEROS takes its name from the ancient god of Passion. It is a passionate expression of Automotive Fine Art. Anteros Founders, John Rothman, and son, David Rothman, commissioned a team of talented designers and fabricators to create a brutally elegant car that seamlessly blends both contemporary and classic sports car DNA into a stunning artistic sculptural statement. Anteros uses the base engineering of the C6 platform as a foundation to create this 550 horsepower rolling sculpture in carbon fiber and luxury leather.
'We had a fantastic reaction to the Anteros at the Monterey Classic Car Show, exotic car dealers around the United States are anxiously waiting production slots', said Mr. David Rothman, President of Anteros Marketing. With pricing between $125,000 and $135,000, the ANTEROS XTM will be manufactured on a semi-custom build-to-order basis.
Anteros Marketing, a California based coachbuilder, also has under development the ANTEROS XTS Targa featuring a removable hardtop. Their future plans are to release the ANTEROS XTR Hardtop based on the ZO6 platform that will feature horsepower of 505 to 655 HP.
The Anteros is manufactured at San Diego-based HST Inc., an industry leader in the fabrication of high tech composites and carbon fibers.
HST Inc. is known throughout the composites industries for manufacturing highly specialized aerospace and sports equipment to extreme tolerances for clients around the world. In the past several years, HST, Inc. has developed a reputation as a premier manufacturer of specialty automobiles in North America. Currently HST manufactures the original Shelby authorized Cobra and Shelby Series I & II.
HST Inc. heralds a new era of automobile manufacture involving the adaptation and application of materials, techniques, and production standards employed in the composites and aerospace industries. Their goal is to utilize materials, tolerances, and craftsmanship consistent with these industries and apply them to the automotive manufacture in an attempt to make lightweight, durable, performance driven automobiles.