Revolution Racecars to launch new track-only mannequin

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New British producer based by ex-Radical boss, with the completed automotive set to be proven subsequent month Revolution Racecars, a brand new British maker headed by the co-founder of Radical Sportscars, will probably be launching a light-weight, track-only mannequin later this 12 months.  Known as ‘The Revolution’, the two-seater is described as “an all-new observe and race automotive conceived, designed, developed and constructed by racers for racers”. It can convey LMP (Le Mans Prototype) know-how and security to a wider racing viewers, with a beginning worth of lower than £100,000.   The Revolution contains a carbonfibre tub, manufactured in Germany utilizing a extremely environment friendly and protected carbon infusion course of, permitting the automotive to weigh in at a claimed 675kg. The completed bodywork is but to be proven, however vital growth into its aerodynamic properties permits it to “produce extra downforce than anything in its worth bracket”.  It’s powered by a 300bhp dry-sump three.7-litre V6, sourced from Ford, that’s mentioned to supply “confirmed reliability”. The firm guarantees the engine will be capable to do greater than 6000 miles, or 100 hours of racing, between rebuilds. It channels that energy via a six-speed sequential gearbox from a specialist firm known as 3MO, utilizing know-how impressed by ’containers present in World Rally Championship automobiles. No photographs of the inside have been launched, nevertheless it’s described as having System 1-style controls, with every part operated by way of switches on the steering wheel. “Class-leading” elbow room permits it to be operated safely with two adults on board.  The Revolution is the brainchild of Phil Abbott, one of many co-founders of Radical Sportscars. Abbott drafted in Brit Simon Cox, former Infiniti and GM head of design, giving him inventive license for the automotive’s design.  Official photographs and additional particulars of the Revolution will probably be revealed in a month’s time. It can then make its first public debut at Silverstone in early November as a part of the MotorsportDays.LIVE occasion. 
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