James Glickenhaus' SCG003 tests at Vallelunga
What gets us is the way the car is designed to do several different things. It's a GT-class racer, but the team patron said they wanted it to be slippery and have the high downforce of an LMP1 car, so they designed a body that conforms to all GT rules but looks like an LMP1 body caught in a larval development stage. Honoring the gentlemen racers and road-going racecars of yore, the SCG003 can be made road-legal with swappable, plug-and-play assemblies, and the track and street versions will use different engines: the racer uses a Honda HPD twin-turbo V6, but rear sub-assembly can be swapped for the road car's twin-turbo W12. And yes, the cockpit fits two; the roll-cage is bolt-in, bolt-out.
The team recently had its second car, for the American team, at Vallelunga for pre-season testing. Check out the video above for more details on the build, and for the sounds, for those glorious sounds.
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