Technical Overview

The technical specifications of the Continental GT3 race car are as follows:

Engine:     4.0-litre twin-turbo V8, repositioned to the rear of the engine bay, Motorsport engine management system
Max Power:      Up to 600 bhp unrestricted
Oil System:      Dry sump
Transmission:      Rear wheel drive, Xtrac six-speed sequential transaxle gearbox, racing clutch, steering wheel mounted paddle operated pneumatic gear shift
Drivetrain:      Carbon fibre propshaft, limited slip differential
Suspension:    
Double wishbone suspension front and rear, four-way adjustable racing dampers
Steering:     Hydraulic power-assisted steering
Brakes:   Ventilated iron disc brakes front and rear, six-piston front calipers, four-piston rear calipers, driver-adjustable brake bias
Safety:     FIA-specification steel roll cage, Sparco six-point FIA safety harness, onboard fire extinguisher, onboard pneumatic jack system
Fuel:      System FIA-specification racing fuel cell
Electronics:     Race-specification ABS and traction control. Lightweight race battery
Wheels:     OZ Racing 18” x 13” rims
Tyres:     310 / 710 R18
Aerodynamics:     Carbon fibre front splitter, rear wing and body panels. Lightweight, aerodynamically-optimised bumpers, bonnet, sills and fenders
Length:     4950 mm
Width:     2030 mm
Height:     1350 mm
Weight:     <1300 kg
Weight Distribution:     52 : 48

 

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