- Inspired by Anglo-Polish sporting/historic ties
- First orders placed after year of track tests
- GT race debut expected later in 2017
LONDON, England – It’s a year since the Hussarya GT was first shown a Autosport International 2016 and Arrinera has received its first orders for its race-prepared Polish supercar within the European Union.
The six-litre V8 Hussarya GT, being assembled to International Automobile Federation GT specifications, has completed a year of testing with Scottish race driver Anthony Reid and is the first Polish supercar to take part in the Michelin Supercar Run at the September 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed.
The car will make its GT debut later in 2017 with factory team and customer cars.
Engine: LS series V8 capable of more than 375kW
Transmission: Six-speed Hewland LLS sequential with paddle shifts
Brakes: Alcon with 380mm discs and six-pot monobloc calipers
Suspension: Pushrod system with Öhlins four4-way adjustable shock-absorbers
Aerodynamics: Honed in wind tunnel testing at MIRA
FIA Homologation: Built to FIA GT3 specification
The GT has a V8 engine capable of 375kW driving a six-speed Hewland sequential racing gearbox operated by paddle shifts hanging in a modular steel spaceframe chassis.
The suspension uses Öhlins four-way adjustable shock-absorbers, Alcon brakes with 380mmdiscs and six-pot monobloc calipers. Bosch racing anti-lock brakes and traction control are standard.
The car is said to have been “created for gentleman drivers for ease of use, ease of maintenance and low running costs and inspires confidence in the driver, giving amateur drivers a shallower learning curve while simultaneously rewarding the skill of professional drivers”.
‘WE’RE VERY EXCITED’ – CEO FRANKOWSKI
The car has two racing seats to cater for a racing tutor and now build slots are on sale at US$229 000 with an obligatory spares package that costs another US$69 000.
Piotr Frankowski, Arrinera Racing’s CEO told The Corner in a media release: “We’re very excited to have received the first orders. This is a great start to 2017 after a busy year of development and track testing. There’s been a lot of interest in the car since its launch a year ago.
“The GT has true racing pedigree and offers competitive race performance with significantly lower running costs than its rivals on the GT grid.
“We’re looking forward to its race debut in the near future.”