Following a preview earlier this 12 months, the Purple Bull Holden Racing staff has unveiled the next-generation Commodore Supercar.
Lately examined on the Norwell Motorplex, the race automobile was subjected to 60 km (37.2 mile) lengthy shakedown following a ten-month improvement program spearheaded by Triple Eight Race Engineering.
The automobile was pushed by six-time Supercars Champion Jamie Whincup who stated the automobile “feels incredible.” He added, “The work that they’ve finished behind the scenes so far, in my view we’re 99 p.c there. There’s just a few fine-tuning that’s obtained to go on within the subsequent few weeks and the following few months till we totally unleash the total model in 2018.”
The event program will proceed all through the remainder of the 12 months and Triple Eight Race Engineering plans to conduct three full days of testing earlier than finalizing the automobile’s aerodynamic bundle.
Holden hasn’t stated a lot in regards to the automobile however the firm has already confirmed it is going to be homologated with the outgoing mannequin’s V8 engine. It is going to be changed in 2019 by a brand new twin-turbo V6 engine that’s being developed on the Basic Motors Efficiency and Racing Heart in Michigan.