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Red Bull, yang terkenal dengan kecemerlangannya dalam Formula 1, akan melancarkan RB17, sebuah hypercar yang hanya untuk trek yang direka oleh jurutera legenda, Adrian Newey. Mengikuti kejayaan Aston Martin Valkyrie, RB17 dijangka menjadi pesaing yang tangguh dengan pembangunan dalaman oleh Red Bull Advanced Technologies (RBAT). Maklumat terkini mengenai projek ini telah diungkapkan dalam podcast ‘Talking Bull’ milik Red Bull.

RB17 akan menampilkan enjin V10 semulajadi yang berputar tinggi tanpa penurunan daya dengan garis merah yang mengagumkan pada 15,000rpm. Dengan 1000bhp dari V10 dan tambahan 200bhp dari motor elektrik, hypercar ini direka untuk menyamai masa pusing Formula 1. Motor elektrik tidak hanya akan meningkatkan daya tetapi juga berfungsi sebagai motor pemula dan membolehkan pemacuan berundur.

Aston Martin Valkyrie

Aerodinamik RB17 akan memainkan peranan penting dalam mencapai prestasi luar biasa. Dilengkapi dengan sistem suspensi aktif, kereta ini akan menghasilkan daya turun yang ketara. Pada 193km/j, ia akan menghasilkan daya turun setara dengan beratnya, mencapai puncak 1700kg pada 241km/j. Suspensi aktif ditentukur untuk menangani variasi beban dinamik ini.

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Red Bull, known for its prowess in Formula 1, is set to launch the RB17, a track-only hypercar designed by legendary engineer Adrian Newey. Following the success of the Aston Martin Valkyrie, the RB17 promises to be a formidable competitor with its in-house development by Red Bull Advanced Technologies (RBAT). New details about the project have been revealed on Red Bull’s ‘Talking Bull’ podcast.

Powerful Engine and Performance

The RB17 will feature a high-revving, naturally-aspirated V10 engine with an impressive 15,000rpm redline. Boasting 1000bhp from the V10 and an additional 200bhp from an electric motor, the hypercar is designed to match Formula 1 lap times. The electric motor will not only enhance power but also serve as a starter motor and enable reverse drive.

Aerodynamics and Downforce

The RB17’s aerodynamics will play a pivotal role in achieving its exceptional performance. Equipped with a blown diffuser and an active suspension system, the car will generate significant downforce. At 193km/h, it will generate its weight in downforce, peaking at 1700kg at 241km/h. The active suspension is calibrated to handle these dynamic load variations.

Adaptable for Different Skill Levels

To cater to a range of skill levels, the RB17’s active suspension system allows for setup flexibility. The car’s downforce can be adjusted, and its mechanical balance can be easily tuned to suit diverse driving styles. Red Bull will offer simulator training sessions to help drivers acclimate to the RB17’s capabilities.

Weight Target and Interior Design

With a weight target set below 900kg, the RB17 aims for an exceptional power-to-weight ratio. The closed cockpit design is intended to comfortably accommodate two occupants, particularly taller drivers, differentiating it from the Valkyrie.

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Pembuat kereta Czech, Praga, telah melangkah dari konsep ke realiti dengan memulakan pengeluaran untuk hypercar mereka, Bohema. Diperkenalkan pada tahun 2022, kereta pemandu jalan yang sah ini direka untuk memberikan pengalaman mendebarkan dengan enjin yang kuat dan pembinaan ringan.

Di tengah-tengah Bohema adalah enjin V6 3.8 liter pinjaman dari Nissan GT-R, yang dilengkapi dengan sistem sump kering dan turbocharger yang dinaik taraf. Enjin ini menghasilkan kuasa mengagumkan sebanyak 700hp dan tork sebanyak 724Nm. Kuasa dihantar ke roda belakang melalui transmisi manual enam kelajuan.

Menitikberatkan prestasi ringan, pembinaan karbon fiber Bohema menjadikannya berat di bawah 1,000kg, dengan matlamat membuatnya menjadi sebuah daya yang tangguh di trek lumba.

Program ujian Praga telah membawa Bohema ke trek lumba terkenal, termasuk Spa-Francorchamps, Red Bull Ring, dan Nurburgring. Maklum balas daripada pemandu profesional seperti bintang F1 dan IndyCar Romain Grosjean dan bekas Stig Ben Collins telah menyumbang kepada pembangunannya.

Dijual pada harga €1.36 juta (RM6,974,587), Bohema menyasarkan pengumpul hypercar yang mencari gabungan kuasa, prestasi, dan keunikan. Dibuat secara tangan di kilang Praga di Republik Czech, penghantaran dijadualkan bermula pada separuh pertama tahun ini. Walaupun dengan jangkaan pengeluaran selama empat tahun, Praga merancang untuk mengekalkan keunikan dengan menghadkan bilangan unit yang dihasilkan. Bohema mencerminkan komitmen Praga untuk memberikan pengalaman pemanduan yang tiada tandingan kepada kumpulan peminat hypercar.

Praga, the renowned Czech automaker, has transitioned from concept to reality as it begins the production phase for its high-performance hypercar, the Bohema. First unveiled in 2022, this road-legal driver’s car is set to deliver an exhilarating experience with its powerful engine and lightweight construction.

The heart of the Bohema is a potent 3.8-litre V6 engine borrowed from the Nissan GT-R, featuring a dry sump system and upgraded turbochargers. This powerhouse generates an impressive 700hp and 724Nm of torque, promising an adrenaline-packed ride for enthusiasts. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a six-speed manual transmission.

Designed with a focus on lightweight performance, the Bohema’s carbon fibre construction keeps its weight below 1,000kg. This emphasis on minimising weight is aimed at making the hypercar a formidable force on the racetrack.

Praga’s rigorous testing program has taken the Bohema to renowned racetracks, including Spa-Francorchamps, the Red Bull Ring, and the Nurburgring. Professional drivers like F1 and IndyCar star Romain Grosjean and former Stig Ben Collins have provided valuable feedback during these tests.

With a price tag of €1.36 million (RM6,974,587), the Bohema caters to hypercar collectors seeking a combination of power, performance, and exclusivity. Handcrafted at Praga’s Czech Republic factory, the company plans to commence deliveries in the first half of the year. Although production will span four years, Praga intends to maintain exclusivity by limiting the number of units produced. The Bohema represents Praga’s commitment to delivering an unparalleled driving experience to a select group of passionate automotive enthusiasts.

Semasa GT World Series Finals di Barcelona, Genesis mendedahkan model konsep Vision GT-nya yang dipanggil Genesis X Gran Berlinetta.

Hypercar mewah ini dibuat untuk siri Gran Turismo, memaparkan gaya Athletic Elegance tanpa perlu risau tentang pengeluarannya di jalan sebenar.

Konsep ini kelihatan hebat dengan badan yang rendah, bonet yang panjang, dan reka bentuk yang menonjol. Di dalamnya, ia merupakan gabungan kemewahan dan elemen yang terinspirasi dari perlumbaan, seperti skrin digital besar di pangkal cermin hadapan.

Kabinnya dilengkapi dengan Genesis’ Quad Lights yang istimewa, stereng bulat, dan tempat duduk yang selesa dan berlapis.

Kereta ini mempunyai campuran kuasa enjin V6 Lambda 11 yang diletakkan di tengah dan motor elektrik Yasa E. Bersama, ia menghasilkan 1,071hp dan tork 1336Nm. Kereta ini dicipta untuk perlumbaan, bukan untuk pemanduan harian, dan tidak akan dijual kepada orang awam.

Sebaliknya, ini adalah cara bagi Genesis untuk mempamerkan kemahiran reka bentuknya dalam dunia maya Gran Turismo 7, dan pemain boleh memilikinya bermula Januari 2024. Konsep ini memberikan gambaran tentang rancangan berpotensi Genesis untuk kereta yang lebih menarik pada masa akan datang.

Pagani has revealed its latest creation, the Imola Roadster, a convertible version of the Imola hypercar, and it’s set to be an exclusive production with only eight units. Building upon the track performance of the Imola coupe and incorporating the open-air experience and advanced technology of the Huayra Roadster BC, this roadster is poised to be a show-stopper.

Under the hood, the Imola Roadster boasts a potent 6.0-litre V12 engine sourced from Mercedes-AMG. This powerplant has been tuned to deliver an impressive 838hp and 1099Nm of torque. Paired with a Pagani-tuned 7-speed Xtrac sequential transmission, the roadster can achieve a top speed of 350km/h.

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Pagani baru sahaja mengumumkan Imola Roadster, versi convertible bagi hypercar Imola yang terhad kepada lapan unit sahaja. Ia menggabungkan prestasi litar dari coupe Imola dengan pengalaman berhibur terbuka dan teknologi canggih Huayra Roadster BC.

Dikuasakan oleh enjin V12 6.0 liter yang dimelengkapi dari Mercedes-AMG, Imola Roadster menghasilkan 838hp dan tork sebanyak 1099Nm. Ia mampu mencapai kelajuan tertinggi 350km/j dengan transmisi berurutan tujuh kelajuan Xtrac yang telah diselaraskan oleh Pagani.

Reka bentuk badan telah mengalami pengubahsuaian untuk menampung peningkatan kuasa, meningkatkan aerodinamik dan kecekapan penyejukan. Ciri-ciri mencolok termasuk saluran udara hadapan yang diperbesarkan, saluran keluaran udara panas yang senyap, dan satu scoop penstabilan di atas tempat duduk. Elemen-elemen reka bentuk ini menyumbang kepada 600kg daya turun pada kelajuan 280km/j, menghasilkan daya sampingan dan pengereman yang ketara.

Walaupun tumpuan diberikan kepada aerodinamik, Pagani berjaya mengurangkan berat menggunakan bahan-bahan canggih seperti Carbo-Titanium HP62-G2 dan Carbo-Triax HP62 untuk rangka, menghasilkan struktur ringan seberat 1,260 kg. Cat Acquarello Light turut mengurangkan berat sebanyak 5kg.

Imola Roadster memasukkan ciri-ciri terkini seperti empat flap untuk bantuan aero aktif dan sistem suspensi pintar untuk kawalan seperti kereta perlumbaan. Di dalamnya, kabin memaparkan kemewahan dengan hiasan kayu Carbo, kulit yang diukir dengan halus, dan butiran yang rumit. Kereta ini juga dilengkapi dengan sistem audio tujuh saluran untuk pengalaman yang mengagumkan.

Walaupun harga masih dirahsiakan, eksklusiviti Imola Roadster, teknologi canggih, dan prestasinya mencadangkan harga berjuta-juta. Dengan hanya lapan unit yang tersedia, dijangkakan menjadi barang koleksi yang paling diidamkan.

In February 2023, Italian car maker Bizzarrini provided a tantalizing preview of their forthcoming Hyper GT, the Giotto. Six months later, after conducting thorough aerodynamic assessments that confirmed the efficacy of Giugiaro’s design, Bizzarrini has now unveiled comprehensive images of the Giotto, offering the public an in-depth look at this hypercar.

Additionally, the company has shared some information about the exclusive V12 powertrain that will propel the Giotto, building anticipation for its official launch.

The Giotto, which bears the name of the company’s founder and engineering virtuoso, Giotto Bizzarrini, is a product of design collaboration between Giorgetto Giugiaro and his son Fabrizio at GFG Style, located in Turin, Italy. This collaboration marks the renewal of a brand partnership that was first established six decades ago. At that time, a young Giorgetto, during his tenure at Bertone, contributed to the design of the original and iconic Bizzarrini 5300 GT.

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Recently unveiled during Monterey Car Week in California, the Zenvo Aurora marks the Danish automaker’s newest entry into the world of supercars. The public introduction showcases two distinct iterations: the Tur, designed for grand touring, and the Agil, optimised for track performance. Notably, both versions are limited to a production run of just 50 units each.

Agil

Both iterations of the Aurora exhibit a distinctive sharp-edged design. The Agil features a prominent large wing, while the Touring variant presents a sleeker and cleaner silhouette.

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McLaren’s track-only Solus GT will make its dynamic debut at the 2023 Goodwood Festival of Speed, turning a Gran Turismo idea into reality. This hypercar, known as the Solus GT, has a 5.2-liter V10 with bodywork that appears like it belongs in a futuristic video game.

The Solus GT first made its virtual premiere in Gran Turismo Sport back in 2017. The McLaren Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo was what it was called back then.

The Solus is astonishingly similar to an LMP (Le Mans Prototype) car in terms of specifications and technology as there are 264 3D printed parts utilised in the Solus GT.

Numerous characteristics strongly convey the feeling of dream becoming reality such as:

  • The sliding glass canopy, which curves forward to give access to the single seat in the middle
  • Aerodynamic pods that encase each wheel
  • The front splitter, which directs air through ground-effect tunnels and out the back diffuser
  • The motorsport-inspired intake above the cockpit that supplies the engine with cold air
  • A twin-element fixed rear wing

Additionally, the car features the recognisable McLaren “hammerhead” nose and teardrop cockpit with a wraparound canopy screen that offers a 180-degree perspective of the circuit.

The seat is firmly locked into place. However, the pedal box is completely adjustable, similar to the LaFerrari or a race-specific car. The Solus GT differs from a Formula 1 car in that the pedals are simple to alter while seated.

The majority of the main controls and a Thin Film Transistor (TFT) display are located on the carbon fibre steering wheel. Above the driver’s head are the ignition switches and a fire extinguisher that is connected to the cars plumbing, along with a complete heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system.

Mclaren’s racing heritage is embedded everywhere in the Solus GT’s specifications, McLaren’s racing heritage. Its carbon fibre monocoque tub blends the company’s expertise from the last 40 years of creating road and race cars with a technological layout that is strikingly similar to previous and current LMP endurance racers. The front and rear impact structures are built from carbon fibre rather than aluminium as they are on the company’s road cars.

The 5.2 litre V10 engine produces more than 840PS and can rev up to 10,000 rpm. All of this is contained into a compact shell that weighs less than 1,000 kg and produces 1,200 kg of downforce. It does 0-100km/h in 2.5 seconds and has a top speed of 322km/h and is controlled using a seven-speed sequential gearbox.

According to McLaren, the Solus GT is as near to the sensation and experience of driving a Formula 1 car as you can get. You can actually listen to what the screaming V10 sounds like at McLaren’s website. Just head on to the “Power” tab and let the sound of music play.

Its debut is a part of McLaren’s 60th anniversary celebration, which also includes a line up of other modern models alongside historic ones. The new 750S mid-engine supercar will make its debut and along for the high-speed fun will be McLaren’s latest hybrid supercar, the Artura. But neither of those cars will be able to match the raw power of the Solus GT.

McLaren Artura

Only 25 of these are being produced, with a price tag that swings around $3.5 million (RM16.3 million).

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