Radical has pulled the wraps off its new RXC Spyder sports car at the Autosport International show.
The RXC Spyder is available to order now with first deliveries expected early this year. It’s priced at £131,940.
The new model is powered by a high-revving 3.0-litre V8 engine, which develops 440bhp at 10,500rpm and 280lb ft at 7500rpm. It’s connected to a seven-speed paddle-shift transmission.
No performance details have been revealed, but with a kerb weight of just 860kg expect some blistering 0-62mph sprint times. The engine is good for 40 hours of racing between rebuilds – the equivalent to a whole racing season.
The RXC Spyder also gets some styling cues from the Radical’s SR9 LMP2 car. The composite modular bodywork is built around a new, FIA-compliant tubular steel spaceframe chassis.
The RXC Spyder uses double wishbone suspension both front and rear with pushrod-activated dampers. Braking force is supplied by 350mm six-piston ventilated discs, which sit inside 17-inch wheels. Optional 18-inch wheels are also available.