All-Carbon ATS Corsa RR Turbo Serie Carbonio is a Lethal Track Weapon
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All-Carbon ATS Corsa RR Turbo Serie Carbonio is a Lethal Track Weapon

A carbon fiber-bodied race car that is even lighter than the original

ATS RR Turbo Carbon Series is an even more extreme variant from ATS, the Italian manufacturer best known for its RR Turbo Club Sport track car and GT road sports car.

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The Serie Carbonio will set you back $194,000 excluding taxes. Swipe up to read more.

They have now unveiled the RR Turbo Serie Carbonio, a lightweight version of the race car. The Italian automaker has a long history with racing, but it is best known in recent years for the ATS GT road sports car and the ATS RR Turbo Club Sport pure track edition.

Modifications on the ATS RR Turbo Serie Carbonio

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The latest generation of ATS supercars is built around a space frame made of chromium-molybdenum pipes. Just like the RR Turbo Club Sport, it is built on a frame with an FIA-compliant protective cage. The ATS RR Turbo and its unique Serie Carbonio version’s primary purpose is racing.

The carbon bodywork is also unique to the Serie Carbonio, giving the car a remarkably aggressive stance while shedding about 88 pounds, resulting in an operational weight of just 1818 pounds.

The folks from Borgomanero, near the Swiss border in northwest Italy, employed carbon fiber instead of fiberglass for the body panels and rear wing, six-piston aluminum calipers measuring 13.8-inches, instead of four-piston steel, and carbon-ceramic brake discs in place of cast-iron brake discs.

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That aggressive wing at the back.

Both models have push-rod suspension in the front and pull-rod suspension in the rear, with electrically adjustable dampers. They also fitted the car with forged wheel rims. By the way, the power to weight ratio that they have made is similar to Formula 1 cars from not so long ago.

Overall the car looks impressive, with all that carbon and the massive wing at the back. These numerous but subtle aerodynamic changes ensure optimum downforce.

Performance

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The ATS RR Turbo Serie Carbonio, as the name implies, is an all-carbon, track-focused version road car.
A 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine produced 420 horsepower in Sport mode and up to 600 horsepower in Corsa mode.

Power is transferred to the rear wheels via a six-speed sequential gearbox with paddle shifters under the steering wheel and a mechanical self-locking gearbox.

The RR Turbo’s dynamics are now even more impressive. The top speed is around 180 mph and this beast gets to 60 mph in under three seconds.

Racing Series

The ATS Corsa sports can compete in a wide range of competitions, from club racers and national championships to global championships in endurance competitions. They include the likes of the 24 hour Series at Le Mans & SPA, VLN, International Endurance Series, International Hill Climb E2SH, and Clubsport competitions.

Price

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The regular ATS RR Turbo Club Sport starts at 136,600 euros ($160,000) while the Serie Carbonio will set you back 164,900 euros ($1,94,900). Prices are exclusive of taxes.

Khris Bharath
Khris Bharath
Khris is a classic car aficionado and adores his Jags and Alfas, although he keeps tabs on everything from super exotics like an old EB 110 to the latest from Lucid. Formula One is very close to his heart, and he diligently makes time to tune in for the Grand Prix on Sundays. Khris also loves his road trips and he prefers stick shift over an Auto any day.  Read full bio
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