The 2015 Subaru STI rally car build for Rally America features some unique engineering to optimize the car for rally racing. In this video we’ll be checking out rally cars and the engineering behind them, as I was invited by Subaru to check out the Oregon Trail Rally, where David Higgins and Craig Drew participated in their brand new 2015 Subaru STI rally car. I had the opportunity to speak with team engineer Jonathan Carey, who provided insight on this year’s vehicle. The vehicle is built by Vermont SportsCar.
A detailed look at the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 car. The GT3 is powered by the legendary VR38DETT 3.8 liter twin-turbo V6, producing a maximum power of 550 bhp @ 6,400 RPM and 650+ nm @ 4,000 RPM. The vehicle features a six speed sequential gearbox, major weight reduction to 1,300 kg, Brembo brakes, Ohlins dampers, and RAYS wheels.
The ZEOD RC is an electric racecar designed to make the first all electric lap at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in June, 2014. The ZEOD RC (Zero Emission On Demand Racing Car) will be competing under garage 56 at the Circuit de la Sarthe, where it does not have to follow the exact regulations of the other vehicles.
The car features two unique powertrains, which it is capable of switching between on the move. It has an electrical system with two 120 kW electric motors, as well as a spark ignition system capable of producing up to 400 HP. Many thanks to Nismo Channel for making this a possibility!