Horrendous jet lag for the DSC Ed permits the overnight posting of these first images of the new Tiga LMP2 project with a design incorporating updates to the current regulations, and also adds a number of significant aerodynamic updates, from its predecessor, the Embassy WFR-01.
The design includes a complete ‘Quick Release’ tail section, which can be easily released without the need for any tools.
Chassis : Twin Roll Hoop, Carbon Fibre, with Carbon Fibre / Kevlar bodywork
Front Suspension : Torsion Bars with pushrods to twin unequal length wishbones.
Rear Suspension : Coil over shock springs with pushrods to dual wishbone.
Steering : Rack & Pinion with electric power assist.
Length 4954 mm
Width 1990 mm
Wheelbase 2850 mm
Front track width 1662 mm
Rear track width 1640 mm
Engine : Judd HK with alternatives by request. Power output around 490 HP
Transmission : Ricardo 6 speeds transverse sequential gearbox
Rims : Cast Magnesium 12.5’’x18’’ front & 13’’x18’’ rear
Brakes : AP 355 mm Carbon discs
Mike Newton (Tiga Cars) :
“We are very pleased how the design is evolving, with the basic chassis and layout proving to be a good platform which has adapted well to the current regulations. The mechanical updates are also progressing well, and look to be testing very soon”