Glickenhaus 004S edges nearer to creation with completion of 1st crash test

It can be been more than 6 months considering the fact that the Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 004C race auto built its debut at the 2020 24 Hours of Nürburgring, a grueling race in which the vehicle managed to finish a respectable 14th over-all.

Quickly the business will debut the road-heading model, the 004S. The highway auto has effectively finished the initial of many punishing crash tests demanded for certification, and well known auto detailer Ammo NYC has some footage of it. If you are small for time, you can expect to need to have to skip forward to the 14:19 mark for the start of the crash check footage. The particular take a look at is a frontal effect at 30 mph.

Ammo NYC is operating intently with Glickenhaus to establish some of the exterior finishes for the 004S. There will be exposed carbon fiber which purchasers will be equipped to purchase with a tint, as well as matte and polished finishes.

Glickenhaus 004S

Glickenhaus 004S

Glickenhaus 004S

Glickenhaus 004S

Glickenhaus 004S

Glickenhaus 004S

In accordance to Glickenhaus, production of the 004S will be able to commence soon after the completion of all crash screening. The firm at the moment estimates that orders put these days can be sent by late 2021 or early the following calendar year. Manufacturing is remaining managed at the firm’s plant in Danbury, Connecticut.

Compared to the 004C race car or truck, which has been made to meet up with GT3 specifications, the 004S has a appreciably milder aerodynamic setup nevertheless will however crank out as a lot as 1,322 lbs of downforce at a pace of 186 mph. It also has much less intakes, plus exhaust guidelines that exit from the rear deck as a substitute of from the rear lessen fascia.

The 004S will also spawn a observe-focused CS variant. This 004CS will be a special edition that homeowners will be ready to swap in between street and race configurations. This implies it can be driven on the street but with a handful of simple modifications can develop into a homologated race automobile.

Glickenhaus 004S

Glickenhaus 004S

The 004S is priced from $460,000 and will arrive with Basic Motors’ LT4 6.2-liter supercharged V-8, rated at 650 hp and mated to a 6-velocity handbook with a gated shifter (the race automobile runs a modified edition of the LT4). Stretch a minor for the 004CS, which starts at $598,000, and you can expect to get GM’s LT5 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 very good for 850 hp. In this situation you can find also a 7-velocity sequential transmission with paddle shifters. Ordering exposed carbon fiber is a $70,000 high quality on both equally.

In parallel with racing the 004C and establishing the 004S and 004CS, Glickenhaus is establishing the 007 race auto for the new Le Mans Hypercar course of the World Stamina Championship. The 007 missed this month’s opening round of the WEC but will be completely ready for the next race at Portugal’s Portimao, scheduled for June 13. Having turns driving will be Ryan Briscoe, Romain Dumas and Richard Westbrook.

A street-likely variation of the 007 racer is also planned, nevertheless creation will only materialize ought to Glickenhaus receive business orders for every of a planned 24-automobile run. This a single will come with 1,400 hp and a rate tag of $2.3 million.