|Austech Motorsport's Hyundai Genesis
GT3 - ©Austech Motorsport
The first images, courtesy of Derci Design, have been released of Austech Motorsport's new GT racer. The car, based on the Hyundai Genesis Coupe, will be available in both GTE and GT3 spec along with a Grand-Am version.
Powered by a Hyundai derrived V8, which is also available for use in Prototypes. In GT3 spec it will be fed by a 100l fuel tank, driving power to the rear wheels. There are currently no details available from the team's website about the GTE version.
The team are targeting a full FIA GT3 homologation which could see the car racing in series such as the Blancpain Endurance Series, GT3 Europe and even GT1 World Championship by the end of the year.
V8 based on TAU Hyundai engine
DOHC 4 valves per cylinder
Race power approx: 520 hp (subject to category restriction) Max Torque: 500 nm
Displacement: 4980 cm3 Fuel tank capacity: 100 L
TRANSMISSION Rear drive, Sequential shifting gearbox, Torsen differential
SUSPENSION Front: McPherson with telescopic damper and coil spring Back: Multilink with telescopic damper and coil spring
BRAKING SYSTEM Front & back: Hydraulic twin circuit with ABS (option) 380mm dia front, 355mm dia rear
TYRES Front: 30/65-18 Rear: 30/65-18
BODYWORK Material of chassis: Steel
Bolt on panels: Carbon Composite - Length: GTE - 4710 GT3 - 4730 mm - Width: 1998 mm - Height: 1280 mm - Wheelbase: 2819 mm - Weight: 1250 kg