Radical RXC GT3 homologated for competition

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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.

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John joined UKi Media & Events in 2012 and has worked across a range of B2B titles within the company's automotive portfolio. Prior to joining the company, John worked for leading automotive design website, Car Design News. Currently editor of Engine Technology International, Professional MotorSport World, Professional MotorSport Circuit, and Transmission Technology International, John co-ordinates the day-the-day operations of each magazine, from commissioning and writing to editing and signing-off, as well managing web and social media content. Aside from the magazines, John also serves as chairman of the annual Professional MotorSport World Awards.

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