Do you like track days? Not a lover of Italian design aesthetic? Do you too much money? Well here at Quantum GP700 , the new supercar aimed at this Australian brand circuits. Yes, as you see it is not a novelty, because its design based on what is already known in Ariel or KTM, an aerodynamic body without luxuries or frills .
This car comes whipping cronos step in the circuit, but it will be also possible circular road he . His aesthetic does not hide a niche car for two passengers with the bare minimum. No bumper, wheel arches and worked or windshield.
The reason is a drastic weight reduction, and that this Quantum GP700 weighs only 700 kilos . But the name does not just come from there. For the engine it has been chosen by a block 2.7-liter four-cylinder with twin-charged compressor. The result is 710 horses power and power to weight ratio of about 1: 1. With this metric
The GP700 is able to accelerate, according to Mark tells of 0-100 km / h in 2.6 seconds and it takes just 5 to reach 160 km / h. From then rubs the 320 km / h. Traction only comes from the rear wheels. It is, therefore, a machine to accelerate a body that allows it to pass through the curves at full speed.
The Quantum GP700 is a sport that comes from Australia but aims to reach several, including the European markets. What can not be understood so is the price, about $ 700,000 Australians exorbitant, that the change would be about 500,000 euros . Better be more powerful, but the Ariel Atom and KTM X-Bow are substantially cheaper and not much slower.
Source – Qantum
Article Quantum GP700, 700cv for the ultimate track day car was originally published in Current Motor.