Mexican car manufacturer, VUHL, has appear a hardcore copy of its track-day car, tasked with demography on the KTM X-Bow and Ariel Atom. Called the 05RR, it’s a heavily revised adaptation of the VUHL 05 with beneath weight, beginning abeyance and alike added power.
The new VUHL 05RR appearance a acquainted adaptation of Ford’s 2.3-litre four-cylinder turbocharged EcoBoost petrol engine, with 385bhp and 500Nm of torque. That’s a 115bhp and 100Nm addition over the accepted model. It feeds its ability through a six-speed consecutive manual to the rear wheels.
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Kerbweight has additionally alone by 65kg to 675kg, acknowledgment to a beginning carbon fibre/aluminium affirmed monocoque. As a result, the 05RR has a power-to-weight arrangement of 600bhp per tonne and will awning the 0-62mph birr in a Bugatti Chiron-worrying 2.7 seconds. Top acceleration stands at 158mph.
Other revisions accommodate a lightened flywheel, lightened clamp and carbon fibre wheels, all of which advice abate rotational mass, transmitting the engine’s ability to the alley added efficiently. A set of track-focused Bilstein abeyance additionally features, forth with glossy tyres and a new single-plane rear wing.
VUHL has additionally bigger the RR’s aerodynamics over the accepted 05. Improvements to the car’s undertray, splitter, diffuser and rear addition beggarly it will now accomplish up to 1.8G of force through a fast corner.
On auction now, prices for the VUHL 05RR alpha at £119,500 for the abject model. However, aces a few items from the options list, like a custom-built helmet or a titanium exhaust, and the amount will anon acceleration to an eye-watering £202,020 for the fully-specced version.
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