2005 Chevrolet Lacetti WTCC R+ Concept Price, Specs & More | RSportsCars.com

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2005 Chevrolet Lacetti R+ Concept

Chevrolet WTCC R+: Flair Takes to the Road

its highly visible premiere at the Touring Car Championship (WTCC), is now taking the flair of the racetrack to the At the second race of the season on the Grand Prix track in Cours, the company presented the of a road version of the popular car.

The WTCC R+ concept is, like the two-liter racing based on the four-door Lacetti/Nubira and has thoroughly reworked and upgraded optically, aerodynamically and technically under the management of Chevrolet’s partner, Ray Mallock Limited. motor sports boss, Neve: Even ahead of our in the World Touring Car Championship, of our fans asked us whether could buy this sporty, car. The R+ is the answer to these

If there is a big enough response, our distributors will have in their showrooms before the end of the

The appearance of this sporty model has a great deal in with the sophisticated aerodynamics of the car. A deep front with pronounced air inlets harmoniously into the wider fenders. Sculpted side link up with the extended wings. In combination with the tinted windows, a rear and a Venturi-effect rear bumper off the sporty look of the new car.

It can be recognized by the R+ logos on the rear and on the of the front fenders. The plus was designed resembling the Chevrolet

The sporty aspect has been pursued in the interior. The black upholstery of the seats has a distinctive finish. The front seats the R+ logo, as do the special footwell and the dash panel. All the decorative are finished in a satin aluminum From the special sports-styled wheel and the non-slip aluminum of the pedals to gearshift knob, the has full command of the enormous of the sporty Lacetti.

The gear-shifting itself shows how attention was paid to the details: bushes give a more feel to shifting, the gearshift is quicker to match the increased response.

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And power there is. A driven supercharger with a of 0.5 bar developed by the Swiss specialist and partner, Delta-Motor, joins with a charged air intercooler to the output by more than 40 (previous figures in brackets): 127 bhp at 6,000 rpm (90 kW/123 bhp) and 170 at 4,900 rpm (122 lb-ft) surging acceleration. The Lacetti R+ touches 62 mph in around 8 sec and races on to a speed of over 134 mph.

The power unit can be recognized the R+ logos on the engine cam covers and on the tailpipe of the modified exhaust To ensure that the power is cleanly to the road, the R+ has a limited differential.

The brakes also grip and last longer. At the front, the has larger-diameter 325 mm discs, and the calipers are fitted with particularly brake pads. The four pistons of the front calipers are by the British specialist Alcon and with silver. Good contact is ensured by the 215/45 R17 high-performance tires.

They are on large 17×7 inch alloy spoke wheels also increase the track

The suspensions have also fundamentally modified. At the front and the Nubira is lowered by 30 mm, and the standard link bushes have replaced with heavier-duty for a more spontaneous feel and handling. The springs and dampers also been uprated for the reasons.

Larger diameter stabilizers body roll and contribute to the driving performance. For better at night, the Philips Power2Night lighting gives much (+ 30%) range and intensity for driving.

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