Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus Plans to Build Road Legal Versions of This SCG 007 LMP1 to Help Conquer Le Mans

Photos by Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus
Photos by Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus

Filmmaker and automobile collector/builder James Glickenhaus’ team at Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus just unveiled its new SCG 007 LMP1, a vehicle that the company hopes will win Le Mans. To help accomplish that, SCG says it hopes to make some money selling road legal versions.

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“This is for America” the company writes in its Facebook post unveiling the new SCG 007 LMP1 design. Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus says it plans to offer 25 road legal versions of the car in an effort to fund the group’s Le Mans program, presumably running in the new hypercar class, set to start in 2020.

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Pricing for this car—which, frankly, looks like just a digital rendering at this point—is apparently still not set in stone, but SCG guesses it’ll be about $1 million. “It’s been 50 years since a car built in America finished First Overall at Le Mans. We aim to change that,” the fiery post concludes.

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There are no engine, transmission, curb weight or any other specs on the car, so we’ll have to wait and see what this thing ends up becoming. It’s just one of a number of SCG’s recently shown projects aimed to crank up the group’s racing presence. We’ll see how a completed model looks; if it bears any resemblance to these renderings, then I’m a fan.

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DISCUSSION

BrianMadigan

I have Zero problems with this. This is beautiful.

BUT

Scuderia is Italian for “stable”, as in the place where horses take horse naps.

When Americans use Italian words because they’re humongous Ferrari fanboys, it reminds me of all the Jeffs with the “Italian” race bikes (made in Taiwan, they all are) with their top-of-the-line Campagnolo “gruppowho hang out at the Italian-style coffee shop drinking espresso in their Spandex and biking jerseys and aerodynamic sunglasses and $1500 clippy shoes and chit chat about the proper way to wax your shins for maximum aero efficiency in the peloton slipstream or whatever and complement each other on their consistent cadence and butt-to-nose position and yell “FUCK” as loud as possible when they hit a pothole and smash their completely unnecessary $10k carbon wheels that they spent hours gluing tires to that very morning. And they ride in this huge “peloton” down the middle of the street like it’s the fucking Tour De Jeffs, all talking and chatting away, not really fucking riding hard and fast, just talking and boasting and cupping each other’s ball sacks and blah blah blah

So Scuderia. You’re in AMERICA and in ‘MURICA we call it a goddamn GARAGE or maybe a SHOP or something. “Glickenhaus Garage” has a nice ring to it. Or how aboutCameron Glickenhaus Racing” or “Motorsports”.

No, I get it. Scuderia. Horse stable.