Second-generation sports car readied to strike the track in April, contending in the GT300 course of Japan’s Super GT champion.
The recently-revealed 2022 Subaru BRZ will certainly go auto racing.
Subaru’s motorsport department has actually revealed the BRZ GT300, a track-honed, high-downforce variation of the second-generation cars, made to contend in the lower-rung GT300 course of Japan’s Super GT cars auto racing collection.
Debuted through social media sites, the BRZ GT300 puts on a much more hostile the rules of aerodynamics bundle contrasted to its road-going matching, adding to a total look that’s significantly reduced as well as broader than its street-legal equivalent.
In advance, yellow-tinted fronts lights rest in between strong ‘hood’ vents as well as a deep reduced splitter, as well as introduce vast, ‘box’ wheel arcs concealing centre-locking BBS alloy wheels covered in glossy auto racing tires.
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Taking centre phase at the back is a big, ‘swan-neck’ back wing, resting over a hostile back diffuser with surprise exhaust electrical outlets (rather most likely incorporated right into the diffuser to enhance downforce).
While powertrain specs for the brand-new BRZ GT300 racer have yet to be verified, the outward bound variation– debuted in 2012, as well as based upon the first-generation BRZ– included a by-product of the 2.0-litre ‘EJ20’ turbocharged four-cylinder ‘fighter’ engine utilized in a selection of 2000s-era Subaru Impreza WRX designs, currently tuned to generate about 257kW in mid-engined race trim.
By comparison, the road-going, model-year-2022 Subaru BRZ looks for power from a brand-new 2.4-litre naturally-aspirated ‘fighter’ four-cylinder, sending out 170kW of power as well as 249Nm of torque to the back wheels with a selection of six-speed handbook or transmissions.
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The Subaru BRZ GT300 racer will certainly make its on-track launching in April, when the 2021 Super GT collection is set up to begin at Okayama International Circuit in Okayama, Japan.
Competing along with the two-door Subaru in the GT300 course is anticipated to be a complete grid of well established equipment based upon high-performance roadway autos such as the Mercedes-AMG GT, Lotus Evora, Nissan GT-R Nismo, Honda NSX, Porsche 911 GT3, as well as also a race-honed variation of the Toyota Prius crossbreed hatchback.
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2021 Subaru BRZ GT300 race vehicle disclosed for Japan’s Super GT collection