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Radical Challenge 25 teased as final track-only mannequin with 850bhp – EAST AUTO NEWS

Radical Challenge 25 teased as final track-only mannequin with 850bhp


Radical has previewed a forthcoming flagship track-only mannequin referred to as the ‘Challenge 25’ that’ll be based mostly on its RXC mannequin line. As a consequence of be revealed in early 2023, it’ll be restricted to only 25 models and can enter its manufacturing run in late 2023. 

Powering the Challenge 25 might be some of the highly effective engines to ever encourage a Radical, with a proposed 850bhp to be delivered from a brand new twin-turbocharged V6 engine. This engine, like others in its RXC lineup, is Ford’s 3.5-litre Ecoboost unit that’s at present used within the F-150 Raptor and GT, giving it the bones to deal with Radical’s proposed peak energy figures. Because it stands Radical’s present flagship mannequin – the RXC600R – produces 650bhp.

There aren’t any different particulars on the powertrain out there, however judging by the 600R’s specification, we count on energy to be pushed via a transversely-mounted six-speed transmission to the rear wheels. 

It’s going to additionally characteristic a closed cockpit with a two seater configuration, constructed from a metal area frame-style chassis clothed in both a fibreglass or carbonfibre pores and skin. Suspension is mostly in-board in these flagship Radical fashions, nevertheless being a brand new limited-run flagship there may be a shock or two coming in its chassis and braking {hardware}. 

Costs are nonetheless to be introduced, however with manufacturing restricted to only 25 models we suspect it’ll be priced like a particular version flagship, one able to maintaining with much more costly equipment on a Silverstone monitor day.

Radical Challenge 25 teased as final track-only mannequin with 850bhp – EAST AUTO NEWS
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