If you’re not familiar with hillclimbing, it’s basically a motorsport where drivers compete against the clock to complete an uphill course. Franco Scribante Racing have just unveiled their stealthy Nissan GT-R hillclimb car, and it will compete in South Africa’s Simola Hillclimb event next month. There’s the massive rear wing, and then something you don’t see everyday, a large front wing that helps generate even more downforce. hThe team says the heavily modified 3.8-liter twin-turbo V6 engine will generate around 1,600 horsepower to the wheels. Read more for additional pictures and information.
“Dodson Motorsport was a partner for the build, and they’ve had to move fast. Franco Scribante Racing said the car arrived late, and that they’ve been pulling 18-hour days to get it prepped for its first hillclimb event with Dodson. There’s no word on where they’re going to take it after the South African hillclimb in Knysna, but we imagine Pikes Peak has to be front and center on the team’s mind,” reports Autoblog.