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    Beck Engineering LM800

    Designed for Performance

    The Beck LM 800 is based on the philosophy that exceptional performance can only be achieved thanks to the lightest possible vehicle weight. It is also important to keep the drag coefficient (cw value) low and and the cross-sectional area small. It has been possible to achieve these outstanding values in combination with a specially produced and exceptionally high-performance MTM V8 engine. Borrowing from nature and the use of solutions from Formula 1 have resulted in a headstrong design orientated exclusively towards performance and optimal driving characteristics.


    Technology

    The bodyshell and central monocoque are made of the latest composite materials, such as Kevlar which ensures the necessary stability and optimal protection. Parts that come under extreme stress are manufactured of high-strength aluminium alloys, with as few weld seams as possible. Virtually all the suspension parts are milled out of solid pieces and screwed together. The electronically controlled active chassis is responsible for optimal road-holding and the built-in pneumatic lift system makes tyre changing child’s play.


    Drive system

    The engine is a V8 model especially produced for the Beck LM 800 with a displacement of 4.2 litres which, thanks to two turbo-chargers, delivers a performance of around 650 HP to the drive shaft. The drive unit is designed in such a way that even acceleration is achieved across the entire range up to a top speed of over 350 kph. The semi-sequential 7-speed gearbox is perfectly co-ordinated with the Beck LM 800 and reacts without any delay.


    Equipment

    The basic version of the Beck LM 800 deliberately dispenses with any special conveniences in order to give the feeling of a pure sports car.
    Standard features include tinted windows, opening side windows, a high-quality belt system, individually adjustable seats, the latest instrumentation, driver’s airbag and the option of a floor-mounted gear change or rocker switch changes on the steering wheel. On request, individual components from the luxury version (LM 820) can be incorporated into the basic version at extra cost.

    In the case of the luxury version, the following equipment is included in the purchase price. A precise price will be quoted once we are aware of individual customer requirements.

    * Air-conditioning system • Hi-fi audio system
    * Satellite navigation system
    * Anti-theft system
    * Keyless badge
    * Free choice of colour and material for seat covers
    * Engine preheater
    * Auxiliary heating

    Optional at extra cost

    * Electric side windows
    * LCD monitor (can be used as TV)
    * Additional airbags (passenger, side)

    Technical details / dimensions

    Year of construction - 2006
    Country - Switzerland
    Price - from 750 000 CHF
    Displacement - 4,2 l
    KW/HP - 478 / 650 / variable
    Torque -900 Nm at 5,000 rpm
    Weight - 900 kg width full tank and incl. driver ( 80 kg )
    Top speed - over 350 kph
    0 to 100 kph (60 mph) - 3.0 sec
    0 to 200 kph (120 mph) - 7.0 sec
    Length - 3,960 mm
    Width - 2,043 mm
    Height - 951 mm
    Fuel consumption Ø 16 l
    Engine model - Beck LM V8 powered by MTM
    Gearbox - Semi-sequential, 7-speed
    Tank capacity - 120 l

    The vehicle is available with different engines, from 550 HP up.
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    T1 competitor?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack_Bauer
    drag coefficient (cw value)
    was about to question this when wiki came to the rescue

    Quote Originally Posted by Wikipedia
    The drag coefficient (Cd, Cx or Cw, depending on the country)
    it looks like a cross between a zonda, a koenigsegg and that mercedes fish-car.

    i'll have that silver car on the left in the last picture
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    Interesting weight and size figures. Such a shame that it is ugly and doesn't have a proper manual.
    Lack of charisma can be fatal.
    Visca Catalunya!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ferrer
    Interesting weight and size figures. Such a shame that it is ugly and doesn't have a proper manual.
    Since when do cars today ever have proper manuals?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NSXType-R
    Since when do cars today ever have proper manuals?
    THe one for the PZ is nearly an inch thick and it is ONLY English !!!!
    I've dumped it in the glovebox, might RTFM someday if I'm absolutely stuck ( or termianlly bored )
    "A woman without curves is like a road without bends, you might get to your destination quicker but the ride is boring as hell'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matra et Alpine
    THe one for the PZ is nearly an inch thick and it is ONLY English !!!!
    I've dumped it in the glovebox, might RTFM someday if I'm absolutely stuck ( or termianlly bored )
    I mean the ones with a lever, not the ones made out of cellulose. Smart ass.

    What's a PZ by the way?

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    Its, um interesting but I wouldn't say its ugly, I like the back of it but I am not sure about the front. Crazy figures though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NSXType-R
    I mean the ones with a lever, not the ones made out of cellulose. Smart ass.

    What's a PZ by the way?
    His Prodrive RX-8.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NSXType-R
    Since when do cars today ever have proper manuals?
    Yes... what's a clutch pedal...?
    Lack of charisma can be fatal.
    Visca Catalunya!

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    The car looks horrible on the concept sketches. It looks kinda strange in reality. Oh well, I don't mind, it's a performance monster.
    Reginald *IB4R* says:
    it was a beautiful 35 seconds.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NSXType-R
    I mean the ones with a lever, not the ones made out of cellulose. Smart ass.
    Yeah sorry coudlnt' resist
    What's a PZ by the way?
    As in my current avatar.
    Maxda RX-8 PZ by ProDrive - latest addition.
    WIll be doing a detailed post on it as soon as we get decent weather here for some pics !!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ferrer
    Yes... what's a clutch pedal...?


    My dad had an RX-3. He revved the shit out of it.

    I'll be looking forward to the pics of the PZ.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pergarec
    T1 competitor?
    No.

    Quote Originally Posted by derekthetree
    i'll have that silver car on the left in the last picture
    Yay Lotec fans!

    Quote Originally Posted by NSXType-R
    Since when do cars today ever have proper manuals?
    Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Pagani, Koenigsegg, TVR, Lotus, Corvette…


    The more I see of this car, the more convinced I am that I was right the first time I saw it and that I didn’t like it very much. Honestly, with all the Hypercars out there on the market it’s going to have to look better than this!

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