Radical has confirmed that its recently launched RXC Turbo GT3 has been approved and homologated for National GT3 competition, a move that the manufacturer states ‘opens the gates to a wide range of championships and racing opportunities’.
Billed as a ‘cost-effective yet competitive’ route into international GT racing, the RXC Turbo GT3 is priced from GB£197,000 the car uses a tuned variant of Ford’s EcoBoost 3.5-litre twin-turbo V6 that develops over 500bhp – subject to individual BoP regulations. Radical states that the powertrain package used by the RXC Turbo is already race proven, following extensive testing and in-race development during last season.
The engine is rear-mounted in a high-tensile strength CDS carbon tubular steel spaceframe, and is transmits its power through a Quaife-sourced, seven-speed, straight cut gearbox. The car’s mulit-piece bodywork is formed from GRP composite, and integrates an aerodynamic package consisting of ‘bi-plane’ rear wing and diffuser, as well as a lower front splitter.
The car is also fitted with Bosch’s M4 race ABS system – a first for the manufacturer – as well as a 100-liter FIA fuel cell, 4-way adjustable Intrax dampers and comes complete with a range of data acquisition options, as well as the option of Makrolon side windows.
To date, the RXC GT3 has been approved for a variety of national GT championships such as the: International GT Open; Supercar Challenge; Britcar; VdeV; Bute Motorsport Prototype Series; Endurance Racing Series; NARRA USA GT, and the Coupe Class of the Radical European Masters.