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Aria FXE has American Supercar Fans Singing a New Tune

California-based maker uses gas/electric combo to hit 1,150 horsepower.

by on Dec.01, 2017

Aria's new FXE uses a gasoline engine and two electric motors to produce 1,150 horsepower.

Aria is singing a tune it hopes some American performance car fans will like, the California-based start-up revealing an 1,150 horsepower, U.S.-made supercar that it says will be able to hit a top speed of 220 mph.

The Aria FXE concept should enter production within two years, the company said during its news conference at the Los Angeles Auto Show. It’s the second prototype the Irvine-based company has brought to the show, following the debut of the Aria FE a year ago.

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