What occurs when a supercar producer tries to make a Dune Buggy? You get the SCG 008.

What occurs when a supercar producer desires to make a Dune Buggy? You get this.

An American supercar producer has launched plans for a high-performance off-roader within the type of a traditional Dune Buggy to compete within the iconic Dakar desert race.

The package automotive, to be generally known as the 008, has been designed to compete within the Dakar Rally, nonetheless the corporate says it has plans for a road-going mannequin.

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus, the New York-based producer, introduced the undertaking on Twitter alongside a digital rendering of the proposed automotive.

Whereas carefully resembling the corporate’s 004 mannequin on-road supercar, the 008 could have a barely longer wheelbase at 3070mm, and will probably be 2100mm broad, giving it an identical footprint to a small Hummer.

Above: The road-legal Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 004.

In accordance with US package automotive rules, the automobile is not going to be offered with an engine.

Nevertheless there have been conflicting reviews concerning the design’s meant powertrain – SCG shared two articles on Twitter: one which mentioned the automotive will probably be constructed to suit a Basic Motors LS3 V8 (producing just below 300kW), and one other that claimed it might as a substitute home GM’s smaller 2.2-litre four-cylinder Ecotec engine (producing 114 kW).

After initially indicating the automotive could be four-wheel drive, SCG now says {that a} two-wheel drive format is extra possible.

It will likely be in a position to seat three folks, the corporate says, with the rendered picture suggesting a centred driving place.

Above: The Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus Boot.

SCG state the package will price round US$130,000 (AU$182,000).

No launch date or additional manufacturing particulars have but been launched.