Update: James Glickenhaus reached out to us via e-mail to clarify the changes in the final form of the 004S: the base of the windshield is curved more; the roof at the front is curved more to make the greenhouse look less tall; top of the nose is raised and sloped to vanishing point to make the car look less tall; the center of buttresses are more curved; the car can still fit a 6’ 5” Driver with a helmet; and the interior is reworked with a sunroof and race-required escape hatch.
Aside from these, James added that an optional 800-hp LT5 engine is available instead of the base 650-hp LT4 power plant, both available as manual or automatic with paddle shifters. A GT3 004C version will available as well, with both cars on track for late 2019 launch.
Just in time for the reveal of the McLaren Speedtail, the spiritual successor of the F1, James Glickenhaus of the Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus posted a rendered video of the upcoming 004S three-seater supercar on his Facebook.
This is after the $400,000 supercar was revealed almost a year ago by SCG. If you're among those who deposited $40,000 to reserve for the low-volume nameplate, this update would be very well appreciated. The timely rendering shows the supercar from all angles and looks to be the final version of the 004S.
Unfortunately, we tried to find any changes between the previous rendered photos (see gallery below) and the one on the video, but we only found a few things.
First, the base of the stemmed side mirror looks to be moved to a new position, closer to the center rather than the previous design that's close to the windows. The door's shape seems to be altered as well, as the new video shows it to curve towards the front fenders. This is far from the straight design of the previous renderings and puts the SCG shield within the door panels. Lastly, the gap between the body and the front skirt seems to be narrower than before, giving the 004S a more integrated and sleeker look.
Those were the only changes we saw; if you find anything else, don't hesitate to let us know.
SCG is still mum on details about the 004S supercar. However, we know that it will be powered by a biturbo 5.0-liter engine that produces 650 horsepower (485 kilowatts) and 531 pound-feet (720 Newton-meters) of torque. It will be paired with either a six-speed manual with a gated shifter or an automatic slushbox. And oh, the $400,000 starting price still stands, but that's fine as it's far cheaper than the $2-million SCG003.
Source: James Glickenhaus via Facebook