Wednesday, 11 May 2011

World's fastest accelerating road-legal car_3298

WITH 1,600 horsepower on tap, the Maximums G-Force has shattered a host of sprint records for road-legal cars. As fine as the headline 0-60mph shape, it will speed up from 0-100mph in 4.541 seconds.
The previous 0-60mph record was 2.6 seconds, the one for 0-100mph use to 5.3 seconds.
What’s extra, it too broke the record for braking, stopping from 100mph in 8.861 seconds. The before record stood at 9.4 seconds.
These three records were detained by the British-built Ultima GTR 720, from which the G-Force was developed, which had ousted the Bugatti Veyron as of the crest slot. The records were certified by the US-based World Records Academy.
The G-Force is the brainchild of US businessman David Bruce McMahan, and was premeditated by Marlon Kirby, the owner of Maximums technology. The three globe records were established at a circuit in Rockingham, North Carolina, USA on October 7 final years, by means of Kirby at the wheel.
McMahan and Kirby shared a dream of owning a one-of-a-kind, street-legal car that was too a record-breaker. About a dozen people worked on top of then-secret project ended two years, including in the UK.
The Maximums G-Force features a mid-mounted, twin-turbocharged Chevrolet V8 displacing 7,112cc and develops 1,600bhp at the flywheel. To harness the power, the team developed a racing-style paddle-shift transmission by means of three speeds.
Given the speeds of which the car is capable, its styling is akin to impressive you’d find at Le Mans. The huge rear wing is far from cosmetic.
The pair emphasise the car’s road-legal nature by pointing to its specification. No stripped-out racer, this: it has air-conditioining (essential given the heat generated by the engine behind the driver), leather upholstery and even a satellite navigation system.
Kirby met McMahan while working as a chauffeur, driving McMahan from his private jet to his home in Indianapolis. Impressed by Kirby’s enthusiasm and latest dreams, McMahan invested in Maximums Technologies in classify to make the G-Force a authenticity.


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