It has emerged that the latest one-off creation from James Glickenhaus, the SCG 003, will be powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.5-litre Honda-sourced V6 engine tuned to deliver in excess of 500 hp.
It is speculated that this engine will be the J35Y4 currently used by the Acura RLX. It typically produces 310 hp and 272 lb-ft of torque and thanks to the fitment of some massive turbos, that power will be increased dramatically.
Beyond the engine, we know that the SCG 003 will feature an advanced carbon fibre chassis. The SCG in the name stands for Scuderia James Glickenhaus, a dedicated racing team. The car should tip the scales at just 1600 pounds.
From a design standpoint, the SCG003 will be created by Glickenhaus in collaboration with design house GranStudio who are aiming to create an iconic design which is extreme focused on aerodynamics. Alongside the carbon fibre chassis, the SCG003 will feature lightweight carbon fibre body panels.
It was suggested late last year that the final design and specifications would be complete in January before the long build process starts in the first quarter of this year. Obviously, it is well past that now meaning the car could already be taking shape.
Alongside the road-going SCG003, a dedicated racing spec car should be created with it competing at the Nurburgring 24 Hours in the SPX class. There’s also a possibility the car will be able to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans if other units can be created for homologation.