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Old 03-10-2019, 08:14 AM   #1
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Default The Lynk & Co 03 Cyan Concept Pushes 528 HP to the Front Wheels

The Lynk & Co 03 Cyan Concept Pushes 528 HP to the Front Wheels


Cyan Racing, the Volvo performance division formerly known as Polestar, has been busy. It built a Lynk & Co. touring car to race in WTCR this year, and now, it's just released a new concept car for the street: The 03 Cyan concept. It's a road-going version of the touring car, with 528 horsepower going to the front wheels. We're interested.

That power comes from a heavily upgraded version of Volvo's turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, which gets to the ground via a six-speed sequential gearbox and a multi-plate clutch limited-slip differential. Torque is rated at 372 lb.-ft., which we assume is a whole lot to handle for the front wheels, even with a limited-slip.

The car also gets a wide-body kit, some massively wide 285mm section-width tires riding on 20 inch wheels, Íhlins adjustable dampers, and a bunch of aerodynamic elements to complement all that thrust. There's also six-piston calipers with 378 mm brake discs up front, and two-piston calipers with 290 mm discs out back. Curb weight comes in at 2837 pounds.

Cyan Racing says 0-62 mph comes in at 4.4 seconds, while 0-125 mph is completed in 10 seconds. The car has a top speed of 192.6 mph, and can go from 62 mph to a stop in just 98 feet. It can also pull a max lateral g-force of 1.5G, which is damn impressive.

Hopefully this thing is more than just a show piece for the Geneva Motor Show, because we'd love to drive it.
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Old 03-10-2019, 11:27 AM   #2
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The Optima Charger Juke, brought to you by a corporation that sounds like a steam shovel company from the late 1800's, in wrong wheel drive.

That being said, it's probably a hoot to drive if its this competent that it can compete in touring car racing.
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Old 03-10-2019, 09:49 PM   #3
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From the vent on the front fender to the rear door, I see STi. That car is a hodgepodge of a hot mess.
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Old 03-11-2019, 08:01 AM   #4
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The performance numbers seem low for something supposedly that light with that much power. Probably doesn’t help that it’s FWD, but still...
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Old 03-11-2019, 08:33 AM   #5
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That is one weird looking Dodge Charger.
Nice color though.
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Old 03-11-2019, 11:50 AM   #6
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"Man, I can't decide between an older M3, a Cayman and a Civic Type R....."

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