Highway-legal companion to track-focused hypercar unveiled with revised aero bundle, similar V8 engine.
Fancy a brand new Brabham BT62 hypercar, however need to take pleasure in its efficiency and aerodynamics on the highway in addition to the observe?
The Adelaide-based firm seems to have the answer, with the revealing of the BT26R.
The BT26R is the road-legal model of the prevailing, track-only BT62, and brings the mannequin vary to a complete of three variants (becoming a member of the track-oriented Final Monitor and race-spec Competitors variants).
Obtainable in each left- and right-hand-drive, a spread of tweaks have been made to the BT62R in comparison with its ‘common’ counterparts to make it extra appropriate for highway use. These embrace an electronically-controlled variable experience peak for clearing driveways or pace bumps, a revised entrance splitter and a brand new roof scoop, rear diffuser and single-plane rear spoiler.
Contained in the cabin, road-oriented updates consist of latest, much less aggressively-bolstered carbon-fibre seats trimmed in leather-based and/or Alcantara with distinction stitching, air-con, a heated windscreen, a brand new digital instrument cluster with devoted highway and observe modes, a rear digital camera, and an non-compulsory sound system.
Mounted behind the passengers is similar 5.4-litre naturally-aspirated V8 because the BT62R’s track-only siblings, producing 522kW of energy and 667Nm of torque. Nevertheless, adjustments have been made to the engine’s mapping for highway use, complementing a retuned six-speed sequential gearbox with up to date gear ratios and standard-fit paddle shifters.
Goodyear Eagle F1 SuperSport sports activities tyres wrap across the giant alloy wheels, which cover high-performance carbon-ceramic brakes.
Clients can choose to have their BT62R configured in ‘Signature Sequence’ or ‘Celebration Sequence’ trims.
Signature Sequence patrons have the power to wrap their automobile in a customized livery designed together with Brabham’s design staff.
In the meantime, Celebration Sequence BT62Rs rating a spread of visible and performance-enhancing tweaks – these embrace 18-carat gold exterior badging, a novel carbon-fibre-trimmed inside, one among 35 liveries impressed by the Brabham F1 staff’s 35 System 1 victories, and a ‘Monitor Pack’ consisting of the entrance splitter, rear diffuser and rear wing from the track-only BT62 fashions that may be fitted upon request for circuit use.
The primary 2021 Brabham BT62Rs will probably be delivered to prospects within the coming weeks, with the Australian hypercar model claiming it has acquired and begun to supply “a number of orders… for purchasers in each the Northern and Southern Hemisphere.”
2021 Brabham BT62R racer for the highway revealed