Hypercar Market - Global Industry Insights, Trends, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2017–2025

Hypercar market refers to the business generated by the automotive sales of the vehicles that align with the designing concept of ultralight construction and aerodynamic body, utilizing advanced composite materials, hybrid drives and low-drag designs. These vehicles are as much as five times as fuel efficient, offer superior performance, safety, low center of gravity, and other functional attributes.

Growing inclination towards premium luxury car brands creating a highly conducive environment for growth of the hypercar market

Improving economic conditions and subsequent increasing consumer spending on luxury products creates a highly conducive environment for growth of the hypercar market. In conjunction with these factors, increasing number of manufacturers that include Aston Martin, McLaren and Honda among many other sport car manufacturers are making significant efforts to develop of hypercar and provide high-end automotive to the consumers and establish their strong brand name in the global market.

Incorporating these cars with enhanced safety features, high performance engines and differentiating their end solutions with distinct performance enhancements systems, is expected to be one of the major trends in the industry. For instance, several expected commercial vehicle launches expected to feature over 1000 hp over the near future, from Mercedes and Aston Martin are expected to feature electric motor assist to add on to their performance quotient. Such advancements are expected to present major growth prospects for the hypercar market through the forecast period.

Hypercar Market Taxonomy

On the basis of powertrain, the global hypercar market is classified into:

  • Gasoline
  • Electric
  • Hybrid

Intensive competition among the participants is expected drive the innovation and development of next generation hypercar market

In May 2017, Mercedes highlighted the specs about its ongoing AMG Project One. The car is expected to be powered by a 1.6-liter turbocharged Forumla ONE engine and 1000 brake hp, featuring 43% thermal efficiency. Moreover, the entire drivetrain weighs 925 lbs. that powers the eight speed single clutch transmission is expected to cost around US$ 2.9 Mn. Another instance is the 800 bhp Tomhawk, featuring all-electric hypercar. The manufacturer of the automaker claims that the vehicle could reach 60mph in 2.0 seconds with its capability of generation 1.2g lateral force, which will be fastest accelerating car in production. However, as reported to Autocar by spokesman, that these figures were based on simulations.

Major Aston Martin in collaboration with Red Bull Racing are working for Valkyrie and Boreas project developing 1000 bhp cars for Europe market, are among the few major other ongoing projects that are expected to materialize and gain traction over the next few years. This trend is expected to garner significant growth prospects for the hypercar market.

Distinct regulations by government bodies and high initial costs of these vehicles is expected to be among the prominent industry growth challenges

Mclaren’s BP23 expected to be launched in 2018, is expected to be majorly challenged by the Australian Design Rules (ADRs), according to the company’s spokesperson. Similar other regulatory challenges and infrastructural drawbacks are expected to present major growth challenge to the industry growth. Moreover, the price range of these vehicles are all over million dollars due to which these vehicles are expected to remain luxury asset. However, industry participants are increasingly taking initiatives to reduce the overall costs. For instance, next generation Honda NSX, featured to be an all-electric car, has earned the title of 'poor man’s Porsche 918 Spyder'.

Industry paradigm shift towards the development and electrification of machines to reduce their environmental impact, boost the progress of efficient hybrid and electric motors for the automobiles will present consistent demands over the forecast period. Key hypercar market participants include Automobili Lamborghini, Bugatti, Ferrari, Daimler Group, Hennessey Performance Engineering (HPE), Koenigsegg, Pagani Automobili, Porsche, Zenvo Automotive, and McLaren.

Research Methodology

Coherent Market Insights followsa comprehensive research methodology focused on providing the most precise market analysis. The company leverages a data triangulation model which helps company to gauge the market dynamics and provide accurate estimates. Key components of the research methodologies followed for all our market reports include:

  • Primary Research (Trade Surveys and Experts Interviews)
  • Desk Research
  • Proprietor Data Analytics Model

In addition to this, Coherent Market Insights has access to a wide range of the regional and global reputed paid data bases, which helps the company to figure out the regional and global market trends and dynamics. The company analyses the industry from the 360 Degree Perspective i.e. from the Supply Side and Demand Side which enables us to provide granular details of the entire ecosystem for each study. Finally, a Top-Down approach and Bottom-Up approach is followed to arrive at ultimate research findings.


Smiley face

Coherent Market Insights desk research is based on a principle set of research techniques:

  • National level desk research: It Includes research analysis of regional players, regional regulatory bodies, regional trade associations, and regional organization.
  • Multinational level desk research: The research team keeps a track of multinational players, global regulatory bodies, global trade associations, and global organization.

Coherent Market Insights has a large amount of in-house repository of industry database. This is leveraged as a burner for initiating a new research study. Key secondary sources include:

  • Governmental bodies, National and international social welfare institutions, and organizations creating economic policies among others.
  • Trade association, National and international media and trade press.
  • Company Annual reports, SEC filings, Corporate Presentations, press release, news, and specification sheet of manufacturers, system integrators, brick and mortar - distributors and retailers, and third party online commerce players.
  • Scientific journals, and other technical magazines and whitepapers.
Smiley face

Preliminary Data Mining

The raw data is obtained through the secondary findings, in house repositories, and trade surveys. It is then filtered to ensure that the relevant information including industry dynamics, trends, and outlook is retained for further research process.

Data Standardization:

Holistic approach is used to ensure that the granular and uncommon parameters are taken into consideration to ensure accurate results. The information from the paid databases are further combined to the raw data in order to standardize it.

Coherent Statistical model

We arrive at our final research findings through simulation models. Coherent Data Analytics Model is a statistical tool that helps company to forecast market estimates. Few of the parameters considered as a part of the statistical model include:

  • Micro-economic indicators
  • Macro-economic indicators
  • Environmental indicators
  • Socio-political indicators
  • Technology indicators

Data Processing

Once the findings are derived from the statistical model, large volume of data is process to confirm accurate research results. Data analytics and processing tools are adopted to process large chunk of collected informative data. In case, a client customizes the study during the process, the research finding till then are benchmarked, and the process for new research requirement is initiated again.

Data Validation

This is the most crucial stage of the research process. Primary Interviews are conducted to validate the data and analysis. This helps in achieving the following purposes:

  • It provides first-hand information on the market dynamics, outlook, and growth parameters.
  • Industry experts validates the estimates which helps the company to cement the on-going research study.
  • Primary research includes online surveys, face-to face interviews, and telephonic interviews.

The primary research is conducted with the ecosystem players including, but not limited to:

  • Raw Material Suppliers
  • Manufacturers
  • System Integrators
  • Distributors
  • End-users

Choose License Type

"How Can I Help You" ?

Finding it difficult to find the research that would cater to your business demands? Give us a chance to help you. One of our Research Consultants will connect to provide a customized solution.

[email protected]

Key Benefits

  • Custom Research Solution

    Talk to our research consultant to design an exclusive report as per your research needs.

  • Customer Fulfilment

    We aim to fulfil client's research demands with tailored research solutions.

  • Quick Turnaround Time Reports

    We aim to provide research studies in quickest turnaround time and in a much cost effective manner.

  • 360-degree Approach

    We cover each industry from supply and demand side with an aim to provide a most holistic research study.

  • Assured Quality

    We strive to provide most accurate and reliable research findings in our research reports.