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Old 05-03-2006, 08:28 PM
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Valmet RaceAbout 2002

History:

1/2001 Ultralight carbon body project

11/2001 Carbon fibre body panels ready, Premiere at the Helsinki Motor Show

4/2002 RaceAbout 2002 Registration for road use, the first custom-made car registered in Finland

5/2002 European Ways of Life Exhibiton in Louvre , France . RaceAbout 2002 World premiere

5-6/2002 European test drive tournee, Le Mans , Magny Cours, Dijon , Spa-Francorchamp, Nurburgring Nordschleife and several thousands of kilometres on different types of roads.

2002-2004 Chassis development program with integrated onboard data logging system
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:30 PM
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RaceAbout 2002

Hopefully I could find some pictures of this car in action.
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Old 05-03-2006, 09:50 PM
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Specifications and Technical Data:

Layout: Mid-engined, open top, two-seat roadster

Chassis: Aluminium monocoque with composite bottom plate. Stainless steel subframes

Body: Ultra light carbon composite body panels, detachable

Engine: Saab 2.0 turbocharged and intercooled "straight four". Two overhead camshafts, 16 valves. Trionic engine management system controlling fuel injection, direct ignition and boost pressure. Emission level Euro 3.

Powertrain: Saab FC 55 5-speed manual transmission, automatic torque biasing differential

Suspension: Double wishbone axles in front and rear. Coilover type springs with adjustable dampers. Adjustable anti-roll bar in front.

Steering: Rack and pinion, 2.5 steering wheel turns from lock to lock. Adjustable steering geometry.

Brakes: 295 mm diameter ventilated discs in front and rear. Adjustable brake balance.



Weight:
820 kg (40% / 60%)

Dimensions:
L 3850 mm, W 1730 mm, H 1060 mm

Clearance:
80 mm to ground

Wheelbase:
2375 mm

Track:
1436 mm

Rims:
8" x 17"

Max power:
170 kW / 6200 rpm

Max torque:
290 Nm / 2800 rpm

Top speed:
230 km/h (limited)

Acceleration:
5.0 s 0-100 km/h

I have a bunch of lowres pictures of this car, but I'm trying to find them in better resolution.
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Old 05-04-2006, 09:41 AM
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Yea that really is a good looking car. The only thing i dont like about it is the rear end of it. Ive actually been considering that school as my next school.

Go Mikke Finland rocks
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dam i love that car in LFS!
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