Saker Launches RapX and Sniper for Track Use Only
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The company also revealed they will offer the Saker RapX and the Saker Sniper in Europe only, with the U.S. or Asia being out of the question... for the moment.
The design of the new Saker series differs from the older Saker models, as does the weight. They are much lighter, which means they have a better power-to-weight ratio. Both the Saker RapX and the Saker Sniper have a turbocharged Subaru engine fitted under their hoods and are given a sequential transmission as an optional add-on.
Although no official times are known, it is clear that there can be achieved around three to four seconds per lap.
Needless to say, other race cars with similar performance cost twice as much as the new Saker race cars. Also, the company stays open to the option of building road legal cars.
Huub Vermeulen, a race organizer who has been active in motorsport since 1967, a Saker is the choice for people who search for a track day or race car. "Amateur sport is the future. More than 99.5 percent of amateur athletes and less than half percent takes the top. People should not complain about that summit, but just stay in the amateur field and remain there doing fun things. This is just the perfect car for this."
"If you have the money, you can also buy other cars. For example, a Spyker. And then? Why not buy a car that make them enjoy the life on the track?" he added.
As said, you must have at least EUR47,950 to buy the open-top version. Those who prefer a roof over their heads will have to pay some extra EUR2,000.
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