Cyan Racing, formally Polestar Racing, has claimed two Nurburgring records with a concept Lynk & Co 03 sedan. The Chinese-Swedish brand has been testing a new production sedan at the Green Hell and managed to set a time of 7 minutes and 20,143 seconds. The time works out at an average of 170,4 km/h across the entire lap.

Cyan Racing claim that the time bags it the overall record for the fastest Sedan car and the fastest front-wheel-drive car. Former Touring Car world champion, Thed Björk was at the wheel.

The lap time is three seconds faster than the record for four-door cars, formerly held by Jaguar, and 25 seconds faster than the record for front-wheel driven cars, formerly held by Renault.

To set the record, Cyan Racing used the full 20,832km circuit layout. The Lynk & Co 03 Cyan Concept lapped the shorter version of the circuit in 7:15.123.

The Lynk & Co 03 has already gone on sale in China. The high-performance version of the compact sedan is expected to debut at some point. It is a road-legal reworking of Lynk & Co’s World Touring Car.

It is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine producing 521 bhp and 372 lb-ft of torque.


Sign up for the GTspirit Newsletter and receive exclusive news and information, invitations to special events and much more directly in your inbox. It is completely free and we will not share your details with any third parties.

There are no comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *