Dacia Duster 'No Limit' ready for the race of the most prestigious rating of the world
Dacia has decided to launch an assault on the most famous, the most difficult and the most famous racing side of the world, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 26 in Colorado in the United States.
Dacia will participate in this race with the Dacia Duster "No Limit", a prototype 850 hp fully realized on measure and pilot Jean-Philippe Dayraut, triple winner of the Trophee Andros. A simple and ambitious: to fight for the victory.
Dacia: succees, boldness and enthusiasm
Dacia, Renault Group brand, is a real troublemaker in the automotive world. Increased steadily since 7 years, the Dacia brand has become a leader in automotive work. Vehicles with good thinking, very livable, Dacia offers unbeatable price / performance without compromising on reliability report. Dacia is now a true success.
Launched in April 2010, the sixth vehicle brand, all-terrain Dacia Duster, an immediate success (to date worldwide, nearly 127,000 were registered Duster). It is the flagship sports challenges that launches the brand: Trophee Andros with Alain Prost (two runner-up titles), Rallye Aicha des Gazelles (2nd and 3rd places in 2011) ... and soon the "Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. "
A sports enthusiasm height of a bold and ambitious brand.
Dacia Duster "NO LIMIT" A very special vehicle
Dacia Duster "No Limit" is a vehicle exception to extreme performance. It is prepared by bespoke teams Tork Engineering (design, manufacturing, assembly, development) and Sodemo (engine) with the support of Renault Sport Technologies, which brings the project throughout its unique expertise in matters of competition automobile and also provides some parts.
Dacia Duster "No Limit" is designed in accordance with the technical regulations of the "Unlimited" category that contributes the vehicle: no power limitation or cylinder, free weights, free tires, free flow, free aerodynamics.
Under his skin fiberglass, Dacia Duster "No Limit" cache outsized Elements of extreme sophistication, including:
A powerful engine, 850 hp:
Specially prepared by Sodemo based on the block NISSAN VR 38 DETT (V6 3.8 l) of the Nissan GT-R, the engine of the Dacia Duster "No Limit" is designed to maximize the performance of the vehicle despite the altitude of 'ordeal (altitude of departure: 2860 m / arrival: 4300 m).
A box of specific speed:
The engine is mated to a sequential gearbox Sadev a 6-speed, specially developed to be able to make best use of engine power while allowing precise and rapid change report.
A very aerodynamic whole shoot:
The aerodynamic solutions developed for Dacia Duster "No Limit" are rarely permitted by the regulations of the race. They have been developing a specific, valid tunnel. The rear wings are especially very impressive.
Jean-Philippe Dayraut: The driver who dreamed
Compete in Pikes Peak with a vehicle exception, Jean-Philippe Dayraut dreamed in a long time. It was he who convinced Dacia and Renault Sport Technologies teams to launch at his side in this extraordinary adventure.
Stroke rating Pikes Peak is a ordeal or motor skills are very important, and or adherence varies portions with a track composed for 50% asphalt and 50% dirt. Only professional drivers who have both experience and slides on the track (ice or land) can claim to win the race. Jean-Philippe Dayraut, which holds 6 titles of Champion of France in circuit (Super Single Seater and Tourism), as ice, three-time winner and defending champion of the Trophee Andros, is the driver of the situation.
"For a driver, tame this monster on a mountain road asphalt and gravel, derived in a 200km / h is something that can only be achieved Pikes Peak. I do not know any other disciplines or such a device may take the departure. "Jean-Philippe Dayraut.
Pikes Peak International Hill Climb:
Location: Colorado USA
Race 20 Km
Elevation of departure: 2860 m
Altitude at arrival: 4300 m
50% asphalt, 50% of clay
Record a fight Unlimited category: 10 min, 01s, 42 ms
Record prisoner by the Japanese Nobuhiro Tajima (Suzuki) in 2007
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