How much HP do GTE cars have?
The road car’s unit pumps an impressive 660 horsepower and 560 pound-feet of torque, but the race car hits the track with less than that, mostly because it’s lighter and output for WEC cars is decided based on the power-to-weight ratio. The GTE is currently the car to beat in LMGTE-Pro.
How much does a GTE car cost?
The GTE is built by California-based startup Drako Motors, which says it plans to sell just 25 copies. Here’s the kicker. Each one will cost at least $1.3 million.
How much horsepower does the Vantage have?
The V-12 engine makes 690 horsepower, and Aston claims it’s good for a 3.4-second zero-to-60-mph time—but we think that’s a conservative estimate. While the regular Vantage feeds the rear wheels through either a seven-speed manual or an eight-speed automatic transmission, the F1 Edition only comes with the latter.
What’s 0 to 60 for an Aston Martin Vantage?
The 2021 Aston Martin Vantage Roadster top speed reaches a furious 190 MPH on Jupiter streets, and the 2021 Aston Martin Vantage Roadster 0-62 MPH time is just 3.6 seconds!
Are GTE cars AWD?
The T-Prime Concept GTE is equipped with 4MOTION permanent all-wheel drive, which distributes power to the front and rear wheels via the limited-slip differential, which is also integrated into the 8-speed automatic gearbox.
What is the best GTE car?
In the 2018/19 season, the most competitive LM GTE cars are the Porsche 911 RSR, the Ferrari 488 GTE Evo and the Ford GT (by points achieved).
Which is faster GTE or GT3?
While both require homologation, GT3 cars tend to be closer to their road-going counterparts and feature more stock parts. GT3 cars are faster and built according to a stricter set of rules.
What engine is in Aston Martin Vantage?
Specifications and performance The Vantage uses Mercedes-AMG’s M177 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine that has a power output of 510 PS (375 kW; 503 hp) and 505 lb⋅ft (685 N⋅m) of torque as is equipped with the Mercedes COMAND system.
What is happening to GTE?
The decision to replace GTE with a GT3-based category in 2024 comes after the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship announced in January that its dwindling GTE-based GT Le Mans class will be replaced by GT3 cars starting next year.
What is the Aston Martin Vantage GTE?
The Aston Martin Vantage GTE is derived from the new Vantage road car, the second sports car to emerge from the company’s ‘Second Century Plan’. Developed in tandem with the road car, the Vantage GTE competes in the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season.
What is the difference between the Ford Vantage and the GTE?
Upgrades are very similar to the Vantage GTE and include a more aggressive splitter, a vented front hood, wide side skirts, and a big wing atop the decklid. But unlike the Vantage, the Ford GT comes in a mid-engined configuration.
What is the minimum weight of a GTE car?
The minimum weight GTE cars allowed to run in the FIA WEC is 1245kg, some 300kg lighter than the road car. The race car saves weight by being stripped of all non-essential interior items, replaced by a steel roll cage, Schroth safety belts, 8862 racing seat and impact foam in the driver’s door.
What kind of engine does the Aston Martin F1 Vantage have?
Based on the same lightweight aluminium chassis as the road-going Vantage, the car features an AMG-derived 4-0-litre turbocharged V8 engine, developed and optimised by Aston Martin Racing to be competitive in world class GT competition.