Mazda has taken the wraps off its diesel-powered race car set to compete in this year's TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

Mazda has taken the wraps off its diesel-powered race car set to compete in this year's TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

Previewed last November, it will represent the only racer from a car company to have a diesel engine in the form of a 2.2-liter SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel delivering 450 bhp (336 kW) and a peak torque of 786 Nm (580 lb-ft) transferred through a six-speed sequential Xtrac gearbox fitted with paddle shifters. The vehicle adopts a carbon fiber monocoque chassis and tips the scales at 1,984 lbs (900 kg).

Mazda will enter the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in the Prototype Class with two vehicles: in the #70 car will be Sylvain Tremblay and Tom Long, while the #07 contender will be driven by Joel Miller and Tristan Nunez.

Full vehicle specs can be found in the press release area.

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