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Hulme CanAm super sports car can now be ordered: Kiwi racer with 600 hp costs 320,000 euros

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The Hulme CanAm gets 600 hp from its Corvette engine

I n the equivalent, the customer receives a road-legal racing car that is powered by a seven-liter V8 from the Corvette. Every year the Hulme company, which wants to commemorate the legendary New Zealand Formula 1 driver Denis 'Denny' Hulme, wants to bring 20 copies of the CanAm to customers. The eight-end in the Hulme CanAm makes 600 hp (torque 600 Nm) and is supposed to accelerate the less than 1,000 kilo racer from zero to 100 km /h in 3.5 seconds. The two-seater has a V-max of more than 320 km /h, the consumption remains a secret so far.

llen six-speed gearbox coupled. According to Parker at the time, this should 'convey the illusion of moving an F1 racer on the road.'

Parker closely followed the typical F1 design with front and rear wings as well as a tapered nose and free-standing wheels - in addition, he combined sports car elements รก la Ferrari Enzo Ferrari. The highlight: The clear glass headlights positioned aerodynamically above the front spoiler.

Denis Clive Hulme, born on June 18, 1939, drove in Formula 1 between 1965 and 74. In his last season, the native of New Zealand was Formula 1 world champion . Overall, he took eight GP victories in 112 races, but was only on pole position once. Hulme died of a heart attack on October 4, 1992 during a touring car race.


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