Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus could also be a small firm, but it surely has large ambitions. Final yr the automaker introduced plans to develop a brand new automobile referred to as 007 that can compete within the LMP1-replacing hypercar class of the World Endurance Championship. Final Thursday, SCG founder James Glickenhaus launched a teaser picture of that automobile on Fb.
The teaser picture reveals a sleekly styled automobile with a race-ready rear diffuser and what look like bat wing-like wings emanating from the rear fenders. Not like earlier photos of the 007 issued by SCG, there’s no outsized rear wing, and the tail lamps have been revamped. There are additionally built-in central exhaust retailers and what seems to a pretend rain gentle that might function the automobile’s third brake gentle. Though pure hypothesis, it’s doable that the pink 007 shared by Glickenhaus is definitely the road-going model of the 007.
The yet-to-be-named hypercar class could also be new to WEC racing, however the guidelines are acquainted. To discipline a automobile within the new class, a producer is required to construct and promote not less than 25 road-legal variations. With the 2020/2021 season shortly approaching, it could make sense that SCG would wish to begin its advertising and marketing marketing campaign for the road-going 007.
Along with sharing the teaser picture, Glickenhaus additionally gave us some new particulars on the 007’s drivetrain. We nonetheless don’t know what engine will energy the 007, however Glickenhaus says it’ll make 650 horsepower energy the rear wheels whereas a KERS-based hybrid system will add an one other 150 horsepower by means of the entrance wheels.
Pricing for the highway authorized 007 has not been introduced, but it surely’s anticipated to hold an MSRP round $1 million. SCG will use the proceeds from the 007 highway automobile to fund its racing program.