Company Carlsson more in January has announced the release of its race car based on the 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz the SLK . At the Geneva exhibition with the project finally lifted the veil of secrecy. Only then it became clear to the entire volume of the German experts conducted masterwork. Carlsson SLK 340 sports car ready for racing Hill Climb.
In fact, the car was built from scratch. In preparing the Carlsson 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz SLK 340 used the most modern materials and motorsport technology. With a light body made of carbon fiber sports car weighs only 780 kg. Details of the exterior have been tested in the wind tunnel and provide superior clamping force.
Appearance immediately reveals the true purpose of Carlsson SLK 340. None of the production car will not need such a huge rear spoiler, a diffuser and aggressive giant bulging splitter on the front bumper.
The heart of the Carlsson racer is a V8 engine volume 3.4 liters, weighing about 120 kilograms. Motor, working together with a box Hewland transmission, develops 610 horsepower and 430 Nm of torque.
KW sport suspension with three adjustable parameters has become the best option for the vehicle. On the 18-inch BBS rims mounted Avon tires. Racing brake system of light composite materials designed to rebuff sports car on winding roads difficult racing Hill Climb.
In accordance with the rules of racing in the cabin Carlsson 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz SLK 340 is installed a safety cage. For a comfortable fit driver’s sport seat meets Fibreworks.
The project was created for the Swiss team Meisel Motorsport led by Reto Meisel, who will act as a pilot on the SLK 340 Hill Climb races in E1 class. But European stages for the car – it’s just check before the legendary Pikes Peak race in the United States.
Nearly 20 kilometers of distance on the hill climb of Pikes Peak in Colorado abound with difficult turns. Cars will start at an altitude of 2862 meters above sea level, and finish at a height of 4301 meter.