Popular Now: The all new Ferrari 488 GTB - a new era for Ferrari?

RSC Raptor GT from Rotary Super Cars

Published by on Oct 6th, 2010, No Comments

The RSC Raptor GT – a supercar with a bit of a difference has been created by Specialty marque Rotary Supers Cars of Germany. Comprising mostly of fiberglass and carbon fiber, the car features a technology called Variable Aerodynamic System adapts the aerodynamic properties of the car to create more downforce at high speeds.

What adds to the specialness of the car is the engine – a specially built 4-rotor rotary engine by Rotary Super Cars which uses some parts of the Mazda 13B MSP.

Reports say that the Raptor GT will be sold with different spec-variants: the GT S, RS, RSR and N-spec. Engine configurations will vary depending on the model and will include a water-to-air inter-cooled turbo or a bi-turbo system, say sources. The engine is mated to an 8-speed RSC R-Shift transmission with a hydraulic shift mechanism – helping the driver to make gear changes in 25 to 35 milliseconds.

Weighing 1100 kg, the vehicle boasts of an output that ranges from 500 PS (368 kW) for the 2.6 liter 4-rotor engine, to 800 PS (588 kW) for the turbo and a remarkable 1,200 PS (883 kW) for the twin-turbo configuration. In addition to these, the Raptor GT possesses an active suspension system, a carbon-aluminum drive shaft and an electronically-controlled rear axle differential.

The interior has two 7-inch display screens that display telemetric data from the car – which includes vehicles settings for the various electronic systems and also pressure and temperature indication.

Rotary Super Cars has plans to bring out a second project supercar that will reportedly set a new benchmark for cars in this category- the VelociRaptor. Right now this is in the construction phase, but it is understood that the new supercar will be a 1100 kg (2425 lbs) vehicle mid-engine with AWD, has an 8-speed sequential RSC R-SHIFT transmission, 90% carbon fiber, and pushes over 1.200 PS (883 kW / 1184 bhp).

http://carblog.co.za/wp-content/themes/carblog