At the Geneva Motor Show in 2017 Fittipaldi Motors company, founded by two-time champion of Formula 1 Emerson Fittipaldi, introduced its first model – ultralight supercar track EF7 Vision Gran Turismo.
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Design of the model developed by experts of the Italian company by Pininfarina, and for the engineering firm HWA bears responsibility, is a partner of Mercedes-Benz in the German touring car championship DTM.
Supercar received full carbon body and weighs only 1000 kg. In addition, to facilitate the design of Fittipaldi Motors car specialists decided to install cameras instead of rear-view mirrors, a conventional glass was replaced with polycarbonate counterparts.
The movement of the compartment causes a 4.8-liter naturally aspirated V8 engine, developed by HWA engineers. Working in tandem with a six-speed sequential transmission, installed in the rear of the car on the transaxle scheme, this engine develops 600 hp (510 nm) and can be untwisted up to 9000 rev/min. Dynamic characteristics EF7 Vision Gran Turismo is not disclosed.
Among the other features of the supercar mention deserve racing brakes, mechanical limited slip differential on the rear axle, sport suspension and adjustable anti-roll bars.
First, the model will appear in Gran Turismo game for the PlayStation 4, and then release a small supercar series, but the exact number of copies and price of the car were not disclosed. Buyers will have the unique opportunity to drive around the track with yourself Emerson Fittipaldi and become a member of the club Fittipaldi Racing Club, membership of which gives access to the race training and participate in races on tracks all over the world.