Following the impressions that the Saleen 1 supercar has left us n 2017, Saleen Automotive has unveiled a brand new idea race automotive that’s to compete in GT4 racing collection worldwide. Dubbed because the Saleen GT4 Idea Race Automotive, the brand new monitor automotive is ready to resurrect Saleen’s status in GT racing.
The Saleen GT4 Idea is extremely based mostly on the road-going Saleen 1, though the corporate gave it distinct updates so as to adjust to the GT4 collection specs.
First off, the GT4 Idea will get new entrance splitter and fenders, in addition to a sophisticated rear diffuser to enhance aerodynamics. A big rear wing is added for optimum downforce and traction, per GT4 specs. The GT4 idea automotive additionally has entrance and rear anti-lock braking techniques and different GT4-specific gear.
Behind the 2 seats, the track-only idea inherits the identical turbocharged 2.2-liter four-cylinder engine that churns out 450 horsepower (336 kilowatts) and 350 pound-feet (474 Newton-meters) of torque. It will get the light-weight chassis and carbon fiber bodywork, as nicely, that are defining options of the Saleen 1 supercar.
“We developed the Saleen 1 to be absolutely succesful on the monitor and simply adapt to racing functions,” stated Steve Saleen, CEO and founding father of Saleen Automotive. “Our firm was based on racing DNA and the monitor is the place we show our status. We look ahead to finishing the homologation course of with SRO and seeing these automobiles compete at GT4 occasions around the globe.”
The Saleen GT4 race automotive is presently finishing the SRO homologation course of and as soon as completed, it ought to have an anticipated worth of $225,000 for every instance.