Radford Type 62-2 to sprint to Goodwood Hillclimb this month


The Radford Type 62-2 will make a dynamic debut at this month’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, the development and testing of the car is now complete.

Former Formula 1 driver and 2009 world champion Jenson Button led the car testing schedule, most of which was conducted on a Lotus test track at Heathrow headquarters in the UK.

“The Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​is a fantastic event, and I look forward to demonstrating our updated and refined Type 62-2 driving ability and performance at Iconic Hillclimb.” Auto Express. “It’s an exciting opportunity for both motoring and motorsport fans, and I can’t wait to reveal all the engineering changes we’ve made to cars that come from F1-inspired lineage.”

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The Type 62-2 is based on a Lotus-sourced aluminum chassis and sports four-way adjustable damper. Three variants are available to customers, ranging from the ‘Classic’ which produces 430 hp from its Toyota 3.5-liter supercharged V6 and 500 hp for the ‘Gold Leaf’ while topping the flagship ‘John Player Special’ at 600 hp. Is upgraded to. . ‘ This version can hit a speed of 62 mph (100 km / h) in just 2.9 seconds and reach an electronically limited maximum speed of 186 mph (300 km / h).

A few other upgrades set the John Player Special apart from the other two variants. For example, it comes standard with 360mm carbon ceramic brake disc and AP monoblock caliper. It is fitted with dimmag carbon composite wheels measuring 18-inch at the front and 19-inch at the rear, which is mounted on the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires.

Only 62 instances of the Radford Type 62-2 are bound for the production line and customers will be offered a wide range of ways to personalize their vehicles.



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