Listen To Glickenhaus SCG 003 Racer Fire Up Ahead Of Nurburgring 24

On Thursday, James Glickenhaus shared a teaser video of his one-off SCG 003 racing car start up for the first time. It was only July when the venerable New York-based investment manager and car enthusiast publically announced his ambitious plan to build a road-going racing car from scratch in order to compete at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Almost a decade ago, Glickenhaus stunned us with a one-off Ferrari P4/5 model by Pininfarina that was based on the mighty Ferrari Enzo. This time, Glickenhaus officially promoted himself from prolific car collector to a full-on car builder when his team Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus (SCG) produced a bespoke carbon chassis from the ground up.

The SCG 003 race car will be motivated by a twin-turbocharged V6 engine produced by Honda. In production form, the Acura RLX-derived engine, codenamed J35Y4, produces 310hp and 272 lb.-ft. of torque.

Obviously, the Honda V6 engine will produce much more than that in race trim for the Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus team. What’s more, a twin-turbocharged V12 engine will also be developed for the SCG 003 during road use.

According to Road & Track, James Glickenhaus intends to field the SCG 003 to race at the Nurburgring 24 Hour in May. Stay tuned and be sure to watch the sick cold start video below!

By Danny Choy



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