the ultima RS 2020 is a track-focused supercar that's completely road-legal
 

the ultima RS 2020 is a track-focused supercar that's completely road-legal

english supercar manufacturer ultima sports has unveiled a new track-focused supercar that’s completely road legal. featuring a distinct body shape modeled after group C le mans race cars, the ultima RS is the brand’s flagship model with revised aerodynamics, more downforce, and less weight.

the ultima RS 2020 is a track-focused supercar that's completely road-legal

images courtesy of ultima sports

 

 

the ultima RS has a dry weight of little over 2,000 pounds, with it’s tube-frame chassis, carbon-everything bodywork. and body panels made from glass fibre-reinforced plastic. most of the optional rs aero features are manufactured in lightweight carbon fibre to maximise weight saving and robustness.

the ultima RS 2020 is a track-focused supercar that's completely road-legal

 

 

buyers can choose between half a dozen chevrolet v-8s for the heart of their RS. the base model is the lt1 6.2-liter v8 with 480 horsepower (358 kilowatts) but there is also the lt4 supercharged 6.2-liter v8 with 650 hp (485 kw). the RS with the lt5 supercharged 6.2-liter v8 comes standard with 800 hp (597 kw), but ultima offers tuning of the mill up to 1,200 hp (895 kw).

the ultima RS 2020 is a track-focused supercar that's completely road-legal

 

 

the range-topping lt5-powered RS is said to hit 60 miles per hour in 2.3 seconds and reach a top speed above 250 mph, and the ‘slowest’ RS will accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 3.3 seconds, pushing its way past 180 mph. meanwhile, optional 362mm brake discs with six-piston calipers stop the ultima RS from 100 mph in 3.3 seconds.

the ultima RS 2020 is a track-focused supercar that's completely road-legal

 

 

the ultima RS has been focused on increasing downforce and aerodynamic performance as well as increasing cooling and airflow. this can be seen in the striking design and in the extensive range of new aerodynamic elements such as the integrated chassis-mounted front splitter, front dive planes, quad wheel arch vents, vortex generators, naca ducts, aggressive side scoops and large diffuser at the rear.

the ultima RS 2020 is a track-focused supercar that's completely road-legal

 

 

the RS features bespoke ultima designed and branded 19” lightweight forged wheels front and rear to suit the latest crop of michelin high performance tyres. the wheels have been exclusively manufactured and tailored for our application with a no compromise approach.

the ultima RS 2020 is a track-focused supercar that's completely road-legal

 

 

‘we’re confident the new ultima RS has the performance capability to wipe the floor with every road going supercar on the planet,’ the company writes. ‘the RS is a modern interpretation of the ultima supercar, utilising new technology and aero knowledge which cements the future of our marque.’

the ultima RS 2020 is a track-focused supercar that's completely road-legal

 

 

‘we are already one of the most successful british independent low volume hand-built sports car manufacturers, with a long and enviable history. we know exactly what it takes to prosper in the industry that we love. our new ultima RS halo model is our vision of the perfect road going supercar.’

the ultima RS 2020 is a track-focused supercar that's completely road-legal

the ultima RS 2020 is a track-focused supercar that's completely road-legal

the ultima RS 2020 is a track-focused supercar that's completely road-legal

the ultima RS 2020 is a track-focused supercar that's completely road-legal

 

project info

 

company: ultima sports
model: ultima RS

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