The Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 004S Is A 650 HP American-Made Mid-Engined Road Car Built To Race

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus is looking to boost its volume and expand its racing efforts into GTE, GTLM, and GT3. It’s answer for that is the new SCG 004S—a mid-engine road-legal supercar built to go racing.

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SCG’s approval from the NHTSA as a low-volume manufacturer means it can finally get busy building its road-going racecar dreams—up to 325 cars a year—without having to meet all normal-car federal regulations. The new SCG 004S is the entry-level car for the company that will help fill out its new volume allowance.

The SCG 004s has a 5.0-liter 650 horsepower twin-turbo V8 with 531 lb-ft of torque. The car is available with a gated six-speed manual transmission but can be optioned with a paddle shift, and is designed with a centered driving position in a cabin that seats three. Claimed weight is around 2,600 pounds, and it’s going to start at around $400,000 with a $40,000 deposit required.

The car is designed and built in the U.S. alongside the SCG 003, with the first prototype expected to be ready to go in mid-2018, and the first 25 “Founder’s Edition” are planned to be delivered in 2019. Overall production for SCG is expected to reach a volume of up to 250 cars by 2021, with racing variants of the 004 ready to race in the GTE/GTLM/GT3 class by then.

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I love the sleekness of the new design; it’s distinct and yet still echoes its Pininfarina roots. It just looks like a ton of fun, and I can’t wait to see it racing.

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