Hispano Suiza Maguari HS1 GTC Is A New Supercar From An Old Brand

Hispano Suiza has rolled out an all-new supercar named the Maguari HS1 GTC. The resurrected Spanish coachbuilder teased an all-new vehicle a few months ago, stating that it was 100 per cent electric.

However, as we’ve discovered, that vehicle is being developed by a company called Hispano Suiza Cars. By comparison, the Maguari comes from Hispano Suiza Automobile Manufaktur AG. Both companies claim to have the rights to the name, which indicates that a legal battle between the two is quite possible.

Powering the Maguari HS1 GTC is a V10 reportedly derived from the powertrain of the Lamborghini Huracan to which two electric compressors were added. Reports quote an extraordinary 1070 hp, a sprint to 62 mph (96 km/h) in 2.8 seconds and a 236 mph (379 km/h) top speed.

The Maguari gets its name from a stork found in South America and includes a bold emblem sticking out of the front bumper in the shape of the bird. Other intriguing parts of the supercar’s design include sharp headlights, a low-slung roof, a lightbar connecting the two taillights, white wheels, and quad tailpipes.

Hispano Suiza was founded in 1904 and was responsible for building a plethora of luxurious vehicles similar in vein to those from Rolls-Royce and Bugatti at the time. However, the company went dormant in 1968 and was almost revived first in 2000 with the launch of the HS21 supercar, which was followed a year later by the HS21-GTS.

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  • donald seymour

    I will be the first to say what in the utter he# is going on here?

    • Toronado_II

      You’re surfing on “ToyScoops” !

  • Matteo Tommasi

    So a german company is using the hispano-suiza name on this car, while the real hizpano-suiza is suing them because it wants to come back with an electric hypercar

  • Andrewthecarguy


  • rockyroad

    ooh, new car in GTA 5 !

  • kachuks

    That rear end is reminiscent of a Chrysler Crossfire. I’m not saying it’s bad… or good, just saying.

  • Bash

    Just do a viper!

  • Enter Ranting
  • enthusia

    Honestly? I kinda like this.

  • SteersUright

    Needs work.

  • paulgdeaton

    Let’s hope the Spanish company prevails, because this “design” is an insult to the Hispano Suiza name…

  • Jon

    Kinda looks like the upcoming C8 body lines.

  • The front doesn’t have the elegance of Hispano-Suiza. And I thought they want to make an electric car. Sounds like we had another R8/Huracan rebodied all over again.

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