Kiwi outfit Rodin Cars has commenced track testing of its FZero track-only hypercar at its Mount Lyford facility in New Zealand, which features three dedicated test tracks. It has also announced that the car’s V10 engine will be available as a crate motor for racing applications.
Company founder and owner David Dicker took to the wheel of the FZero for its first outing and was impressed with the car’s performance: “While there’s a long road of testing and development ahead, running the FZero for the first time gives me immense pride in what everyone at Rodin Cars has achieved in bringing this program to life. The test went very well and we were able to work through our program. We’re excited as the FZero project enters its next phase. It really is a car like no other.”
The FZero is powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V10 engine, developing 1,013bhp (755kW) at 9,500rpm, at 11psi of boost. After two prototype engines were built in the UK by Neil Brown Engineering, the RC.TEN development and manufacture has moved in-house at Rodin Cars.
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