British supercars Radical preparing to upgrade

British supercars Radical preparing to upgradeThe British company Radical, known for its track sports cars, some modifications which can be used on public roads, plans in January 2008 at the auto show magazine Autosport International to provide updated versions of two of their models - SR5 and SR8.According to representatives of the Radical, these cars will get improved cooling system of the engine more robust safety cage and various new system, which was originally developed for the prototype SR9 intended for participation in the 24 hours race of Le Mans. Also updated SR5 and SR8 will be equipped with advanced aerodynamic body kit that includes a different "nose", upgraded front and rear diffuser and a new rear spoiler.Updated car Radical SR5 will be equipped with a modified gasoline engine Honda, which will become a little more powerful and a new semi-automatic gearbox Powertec. For model SR8 will be offered upgraded to 2.6-liter eight-cylinder engine capacity of 380 horsepower, which is 20 horsepower more than the unit fitted previously. Car modification SR8, designed exclusively for travel on special tracks will get a 455-horsepower 2.8-liter petrol "eight".It may also be noted that the Radical SR8 holds the record "Northern loop of the nГјrburgring - this route that the vehicle has traveled for six minutes and 55 seconds.auto.lenta.ru23.11.2007.



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