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Elemental RP1

Elemental RP1 The Elemental RP1 is unlike any other road car. It features a driving position exactly like an F1 car in which you sit with your feet several inches above your backside, arms outstretched , it has a carbon tub with double wishbone suspension at each corner, and it tips the scales at just 580kg. And that’s with the heavier of two engine options fitted. Ford’s 1.0 litre EcoBoost engine with 180bhp and 280Nm of torque is available, but […]

Elemental Rp1

Elemental Rp1 DEVELOPMENT of the Elemental Rp1, a new lightweight track-biased road car from the Surrey maker, is in its final stages. The Rp1 project began eight years ago, as the brainchild of former McLaren engineers and Ford designers. Their brief was to create something to rival the likes of the Lotus Elise and Ariel Atom.   “It started as an afterhours project,” said design manager Guy Colborne. “Initially we were only going to build one car, possibly two, for […]

Elemental RP1 to be launched by early 2016

Elemental RP1 to be launched by early 2016   NEW BRITISH sports car maker Elemental has confirmed that its Elemental RP1 roadster will enter production early next year. The Elemental RP1 a lightweight, low-volume model pitched against rivals such as the KTM X-Bow and Vuhl 05 is being built by a small group of engineers and designers with previous experience at McLaren, Jeep, Porsche and numerous works BTCC teams.   While initially scheduled to come to market this summer, delays […]