Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus Scores Approval to Sell Its $2 Million Supercars in the U.S.
The automaker plans to build four to six cars in 2018.
If you’re in the market for a $2 million supercar, we’ve got some great news for you. Small American boutique car manufacturer Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus (SCG) announced Tuesday that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has granted it low-volume manufacturer status, according to Top Gear. That means the company can build up to 325 cars per year, and doesn't need to comply with some emissions and safety regulation to legally sell the cars.
There’s no danger of SCG hitting that 325-unit number anytime soon. Right now, it's projecting it will build four to six cars in 2018 and eight to ten cars in 2019. The car in question is the 003. The 003 platform is a modular chassis to allow interchangeable parts. That means a road car, a track car, or a competition car can all be built on the same platform.
The SCG 003C (C is for “Competizione”) was introduced in 2015 and has competed at the Nurburgring. Its current lap record at the ‘Ring is a blistering 6:33, but the road car probably won’t be quite that fast. The street version of the car is the 003S “Stradale”. This one packs an engine based on the BMW 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8. In the SCG, it makes 750 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque. It’s lashed to a seven-speed sequential transmission that makes the car hustle from 0-60 in 2.9 seconds with a top speed of 217 miles per hour.
Currently in development is the SCG 003SC “Competizione Stradale,” which aims to be the best of both worlds. It’s basically a street legal version of the 003C, and it will reportedly debut at Monterey Car Week in August.
All three versions of the car will be available for $2 million dollars. Sounds about right for a supercar nobody else on your block will have.