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Check out the Marussia B1 And B2 Supercars, the first Russian sports cars ever built.

What Do You Think About The Marussia Sports Cars? 

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Russia’s first foray into the world of supercars saw the debut of the Marussia B1 and B2 sports cars.

The B-Series cars was a series of sports cars built by Russian automaker Marussia Motors (pronounced ma-rus-ya).

Marussia was founded by racecar driver and Russian Top Gear presenter, Nikolai Fomenko, in 2007.

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The aim of the company was to compete with brands like Ferrari and Lamborghini.

The B1 and B2 are very similar mechanically, but different in design. The two cars had the same engines, layout, features, suspension and brakes.





Marussia B1

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The 2-door Marussia B1 coupe, produced by Marussia Motors, was the first official supercar from Russia. Production of the B1 started in 2009.

The chassis was built on an aluminum semi-monocoque design, and the engines were produced by British engineering company Cosworth.

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It accelerates from 0–100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 3.2 seconds, before topping out at 305 km/h (190 mph)

Each of the planned 2,999 B1s, produced between between 2009–2014, is priced at $146,000 (₦56.6 million, excluding destination and clearing charges in Nigeria).

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Marussia B2

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The Marussia B2, first shown at the 2009 Frankfurt show in Germany, is B1’s successor. It offers a new edgier design, designed to give it more aggressive look.

It was produced by Finnish contract manufacturer of specialty automobiles, Valmet Automotive, and Marussia Motors.

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The Marussia B2 was offered with either a 2.8-liter, V-6 turbo engine or a naturally aspirated 3.5-liter V-6 engine.

This engine produces between 300 and 420 hp, which allows a 0–100 km/h in 3.2 seconds. Its top speed is 310 km/h (193 mph).

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500 units of the 2-door coupe were built and until 2012 all has been sold out. Each of the B2s is priced at $130,460 (₦50.6 million, excluding destination and clearing charges in Nigeria)

The Marussia B2 was offered with either a 2.8-liter, V-6 turbo engine or a naturally aspirated 3.5-liter V-6 engine with power ranging from 300 to 420 hp.

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What Do You Think About The Marussia Sports Cars? 





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