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Custom Car Includes Elements of McLaren, Lamborghini, and Ferrari

Sep 16, 2019

By JEFFREY N. ROSS

Frankenstein would be proud of this... creature.

Thanks to its small, sporty size and mid-engine layout, the Pontiac Fiero has been the basis for many replica and custom cars over the years, but one of the most extreme is this one: aptly named, the Predator Xtreme. Although it's based on an '88 Fiero, this wild-looking custom car takes an obvious inspiration from supercars from Lamborghini, Ferrari and McLaren, and it will be auctioned off at Vicari Auction's Biloxi event on October 10-12, 2019.

1988 Pontiac Fiero Transformed Into An Extreme Custom Supercar

Based on this car's badging, it was created by a company called Santarsiero Concepts, and it features a fully custom body with a heavy design influence from Italy's finest supercars with a Lamborghini profile and a Ferrari face. From what we can see, the only production pieces used on this car are the taillights grabbed from the Infiniti G35. Even the diamond-shaped headlights – similar to (but not the same as) the Lamborghini Reventón – appear to be unique to this car.

The Predator Xtreme also gets an interior worthy of a custom creation. Open the scissor doors, to reveal a three-seat, center-driver layout similar to the McLaren F1. Positioned between and forward of the two passengers, the driver area has a racecar-like seating position, and this car would probably feel like a racecar, too, if it wasn't for the luxurious-looking trio of seats with two-tone leather and a quilted stitch pattern.

Unlike the high-powered supercars it was inspired by, the Predator Xtreme is powered by the same 2.8-liter V6 used in the Pontiac Fiero GT, which would likely mean power is sent to the rear wheels through a three-speed automatic transmission.

It might not be as fast as a supercar, but like Chili Palmer said in Be Cool, "when you're important, people will wait."




["1988 Pontiac Fiero Transformed Into An Extreme Custom Supercar"]

["1988 Pontiac Fiero Transformed Into An Extreme Custom Supercar"]

["1988 Pontiac Fiero Transformed Into An Extreme Custom Supercar"]

["1988 Pontiac Fiero Transformed Into An Extreme Custom Supercar"]

["1988 Pontiac Fiero Transformed Into An Extreme Custom Supercar"]

["1988 Pontiac Fiero Transformed Into An Extreme Custom Supercar"]

["1988 Pontiac Fiero Transformed Into An Extreme Custom Supercar"]

["1988 Pontiac Fiero Transformed Into An Extreme Custom Supercar"]

["1988 Pontiac Fiero Transformed Into An Extreme Custom Supercar"]

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