We wouldn’t often report on this sort of factor, however is the T.50 hypercar essentially the most bonkers highway automotive you’ve ever seen? We hear it on the dyno at full chat for the primary time.
Within the video above you hear the T.50’s Cosworth GMA V12 engine revving out because it runs a simulation of the well-known Le Mans monitor, Circuit De La Sarthe, on the dyno.
What’s the T.50?
Gordon Murray has teamed up with F1 group Racing Level to ship this automotive, the T.50, with a lot of the aerodynamics trickery you see right here originating from F1. Keep in mind ground-effect F1 automobiles? Gordon Murray pioneered this along with his Brabham BT46B racer within the 70s with that vast rear fan. This, then, is a growth of that expertise, with the T.50 promising ground-effect aero to stay it to the bottom. It’s far too technical for us to elucidate so have a look at the beautiful diagram under to get your head across the wizardry.
Powering the automotive is the Cosworth-built naturally-aspirated 3.9-litre V12 you see above, producing 654bhp. The enjoyable half? The engine revs to 12,100rpm…
Gordon Murray hasn’t simply taken inspiration from one among his earlier automobiles both. The seating association is three up entrance, with the motive force sat centrally. That rings a bell with that different factor he did, the McLaren F1. You gained’t be pulling paddles to vary gear both, nope, there’s a six-speed guide on board. Murray has additionally stated that the automotive will are available in at underneath a ton. In order that’s round 700bhp-per-ton.
There are six aero modes, Auto, Braking, Excessive Downforce, Streamline, Vmax and Check, the final of which is just used when the automotive is stationary.
Now the draw back. It would value £2.36million earlier than taxes and is restricted to simply 100 automobiles. Oh, they usually’re all bought out…