Track Days • Speed/Sprint Events • Hillclimbs • ‘Free Formula’ Racing
0-100kph - 2.5sec
0-160kph - 6.5sec
Top speed - 240-260kph
Dry - 350kg
Wet with Driver - 435kg
Ground Effects Design
The Hyper X1 Racer is a very light, very powerful open wheel 'ground effects' racing car. The car is based on the Hyper Racer 'CORE' chassis, as used in the PRO and TERRA Racers.
The X1 is powered by a 1000cc superbike engine, and with the inclusion of advanced Hyper Racer chassis technology, it weighs just 350kgs. As a result the X1 Racer produces power to weight numbers up there with a Bugatti Veyron and, with wings and full under-body ground-effects, can challenge for outright lap records.
The ‘CORE' chassis is the same chassis as used in the Hyper PRO and TERRA Racers and has been developed and tested over an 10 year ‘long term’ durability program.
The cockpit can accommodate drivers up to 110 kgs and 190 cm in height.
The chrome-moly chassis features curved main rails for added lateral impact strength and cross braces in the middle of the chassis and behind the driver for immense crush resistance and torsional strength.
Zig-zag chassis tubes down each side are positioned to follow the line of the drivers body and create a lateral protection shield. The drivers heels are positioned behind the front axle line.
The drivers head is protected by a comprehensive protection system comprising of front and rear roll bars, longitudinal intrusion bars that are removable to aid driver extraction, and a rear and lateral head restraint enclosure.
The carbon-kevlar seat cell incorporates compressible crush domes at all strategic mounting points and the drivers head is protected by an armoured wrap-around head restraint.
Combine this with the Hyper X1 Racer’s other safety features - armoured cockpit side intrusion panels, lower body skid rails and armoured intrusion plate, front crush box, jointed collapsible steering column, 6-point safety harness and an isolated carbon-Dyolen fuel tank. It all adds up to built in safety never before seen at the affordable end of motor racing.
The Hyper X1 Racer can be fitted with any 4-stroke multi-cylinder superbike engine.
The standard car features a Suzuki GSX-R1000, 200bhp water-cooled, four-cylinder engine.
A six-speed, constant-mesh transmission keeps the engine in the usable powerband with an hydraulic slip-and-assist clutch that works to prevent the rear wheels locking-up during aggressive downshifts.