KTM To Unveil A Road-Going Variant Of The X-Bow GT2 Racer | Carscoops

1/25/2022 12:38:00 AM

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The latest street-legal version of the X-Bow will bring supercar-like performance, design, and dynamics

, the model will be offered in limited numbers sharing the Audi RS3-sourced five-cylinder engine with its track-only siblings.The model will be based on the same carbon fiber monocoque chassis used by all previous variants of the X-Bow that weighs only 80 kg (176 pounds). The design will likely closely mirror the GTX/GT2 with supercar-like features, retaining the carbon-fiber canopy lid. Due to the extra equipment required for street-legal use, the new X-Bow is expected to weigh slightly more than the 1,048 kg (2,310 pounds) of the GT2 racer, however, it will still be quite lightweight.

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The model will be based on the same carbon fiber monocoque chassis used by all previous variants of the X-Bow that weighs only 80 kg (176 pounds). The design will likely closely mirror the GTX/GT2 with supercar-like features, retaining the carbon-fiber canopy lid. Drive is channeled to the rear axle through a seven-speed sequential gearbox and a limited-slip differential. Due to the extra equipment required for street-legal use, the new X-Bow is expected to weigh slightly more than the 1,048 kg (2,310 pounds) of the GT2 racer, however, it will still be quite lightweight.  Fundamentally, the GT2 is based around the same Dallara-designed, 80kg carbonfibre monocoque as the X-Bow, which KTM says"has been tried and tested in a dozen crashes since 2008". Read Also: Track-Only Dallara EXP Has 493 HP And 2,755 lbs Of Downforce The turbocharged 2. For the hardtop car it is paired with an FIA-approved steel rollcage.5-liter five-cylinder engine comes from an Audi RS3 but has received special tuning in order to produce even more power. It measures 191.

More specifically, the mill produces 523 hp (390 kW / 530 PS) in the GTX and up to 600 hp (447 kW / 608 PS) in the GT2 racer... While we are not sure how much it will make in the road-legal version, it will likely be more than enough to provide for intense acceleration figures. Like its predecessors, power will be transmitted to the rear wheels through a seven-speed sequential gearbox with the help of the limited-slip differential. While spartan and performance-focused, the road-going variant of the X-Bow GTX/GT2 could get a softer setup for the adjustable suspension that features Sachs Racing Dampers, plus more creature comforts inside the cabin like different bucket seats and better sound-proofing materials. Since 2008, KTM has built more than 1,300 units of the . However, as with the rest of the Raptor line-up, this is much more than just a dressing up: there’s an expansive list of upgrades applied to the Raptor under the skin.