Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG 003

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Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG 003
2015 SCG 003 (19680987199).jpg
The SCG 003C at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
Overview
Manufacturer Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus LLC
Production 2014–present
Designer Paolo Garella[1]
Body and chassis
Class Sports car (S)
Racing car
Body style 2-door coupé
Layout Rear mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive
Powertrain
Engine
Power output
  • Competizione: 490 hp (365 kW)
    700 N⋅m (516 lb⋅ft)
  • Stradale: 750 hp (559 kW)
    800 N⋅m (590 lb⋅ft)
Transmission
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,700 mm (106.3 in)
Length 4,810 mm (189.4 in)
Width 1,994 mm (78.5 in)
Height 1,108 mm (43.6 in)
Kerb weight
  • Competizione: 1,350 kg (2,976 lb) (restricted)
  • Stradale: 1,300 kg (2,866 lb)

The Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG 003 (formerly known as P 33) is a limited edition sports car and racing car manufactured by American boutique car maker Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus LLC.[4] First announced as P 33 in 2013, the SCG 003 was launched in 2015 at the Geneva Motor Show. Former Pininfarina designer Paolo Garella was commissioned to design the car.[5][6]

On July 18, 2017 Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus LLC's application to NHTSA to be a Low Volume Manufacturer was "deemed approved" enabling it to manufacture up to 325 turn key cars per year that do not need to adhere to Federal crash test and airbag standards but still needed to comply with emissions and safety standards in the state that they are registered in.[7][8]

Variants[edit]

The SCG003S, the road legal version of the SCG003C

The company has planned to produce three variants of SCG 003 covering competition racing, track days and road driving, all with the same modular chassis to allow interchangeable parts.

The variant which competes in the 24 Hours Nürburgring is called the 003C, "Competizione" spec. It is an FIA approved racing car with a series-approved V6 engine, a Hewland racing gearbox and race aero parts. The 003S "Stradale", the second model in the 003 series, is a more luxurious version of the 003C, featuring a "liveable" interior and street-friendly aerodynamic features. The 003CS, "Competizione Stradale" would be in between the Stradale and Competizione versions in terms of specification and pricing, the CS is basically a Competizione with only a minimum number of allowances made in order to make it road-legal. The Stradale and Competizione Stradale come standard with street legal tires and a 4.4 L twin-turbocharged BMW V8 engine to meet emissions regulations, for competition racing however non-street-legal items from the Competizione trim could be swapped in the cars due to the modular nature of the cars and interchangeable parts.[8][9][10]

Technical Specifications[edit]

The racing version called the SCG003C wherein the C denotes "Competizione" (Competition) is powered by a twin turbocharged V6 engine taken from the Honda Daytona prototype and tuned to deliver a maximum power output of 500 hp (373 kW) restricted under FIA regulations. The engine was tuned by Autotechnica Motori of Italy. The car also has an increased weight of 1,350 kg (2,976 lb) also required by FIA regulations.

The road going model called the SCG003S, wherein the S denotes "Stradale" (Street), will be powered by a 4.4 L (268.5 cu in) BMW twin-turbocharged V8 engine tune to generate a maximum power output of 750 hp (559 kW) and 800 N⋅m (590 lb⋅ft) of torque enabling the 2,866 lb (1,300 kg) car to accelerate from a standstill to 60 mph in 3 seconds. Due to its aerodynamic features, the car achieves a downforce of 1,543 lb (700 kg) at a speed of 155 mph (249 km/h). The 003S is able to achieve lateral acceleration of 2.0 G. The chassis is made from carbon fiber and uses a 7-speed electro-hydraulic sequential dual disc clutch transmission.[7][11]

The 003CS, a model in between the 003C and 003S where the CS denotes "Competizione Stradale" (Competition Street) has the same poweroutput as the 003S and uses the same engine but has a new carbon fiber rear wing and aerodynamic bits and weighs 998 kg (2,200 lb). The CS is meant to be a track day car which can be made road legal after the installation of road tires and license plates.

Motorsport[edit]

The Traum Motorsport Glickenhaus SCG003C GT3 at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring

Since introduction of SCG 003C in 2015 Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus competed in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring and various VLN Nürburgring races in the seasons 2015-2017.

SCG competed with two cars in the 24H Series 12h Italy-Mugello 2016.[12]

In September 2016 SCG and Traum Motorsport launched a SCG 003C customer program and competed with one car in the 2016 DMV GT und Touring Car Cup (DMV-GTC) and Dunlop 60 races at Zolder.[13][14]

A single SCG 003C competed with drivers Lorenzo Bontempelli and Beniamino Caccia at the 2016 International GT Open at Monza.[15]

On May 27, 2017 during qualifying for the 24 hours endurance race on Germany's Nurburgring, a SCG 003C piloted by American driver Jeff Westphal covered the 12.9-mile stretch of the Nordschleife course in 6:33.20.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sorokanich, Bob (15 August 2016). "Jim Glickenhaus's $1.3 Million, 800-HP Street Legal SCG 003 Is Here". Road and Track. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  2. ^ "SCG 003C Technical Specification". scg003project.com. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  3. ^ "SCG 003S Technical Specification". scg003project.com. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  4. ^ http://www.caranddriver.com/news/scuderia-cameron-glickenhauss-scg-003s-official-photos-and-info-news
  5. ^ "Glickenhaus announces P33 project". Top Gear. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Glickenhaus SCG 003 revealed in Geneva". Auto Car. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
  7. ^ a b http://www.scg003project.com/project/technical-specification/
  8. ^ a b "Jim Glickenhaus's $1.3 Million, 800-HP Street Legal SCG 003 Is Here". Road & Track. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  9. ^ "The SCG 003 Will Lap the Nurburgring 27 Seconds Faster Than a Porsche 918, Says Glickenhaus". Road & Track. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  10. ^ "The SCG003 Stradale Is the 800-HP Supercar That Could Lap the Nurburgring in 6:30". Road & Track. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  11. ^ "The Glickenhaus SCG003 hypercar will cost $2m / SCG confirms it is officially a 'low volume manufacturer' and reveals three-tier range". topgear.com. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  12. ^ "24H Series 12h Italy-Mugello Entry List". 24hseries.com. 24H Series. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  13. ^ "Traum Motorsport launches Scuderia Cameron customer racing programme". traummotorsport.com. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  14. ^ "Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus set to launch customer racing programme at Zolder". traummotorsport.com. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  15. ^ "Autodromo di Monza Entry List" (PDF). gtopen.net. International GT Open. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
  16. ^ http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1110926_watch-the-glickenhaus-scg003c-lap-the-ring-in-633-20

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