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  • Teaser for Radical Project 25

    A company known for Nürburgring records is developing its most extreme model yet.

  • 2022 Radical SR3 XX and SR10
    Radical SR10 and SR3 XX get halo protection system for 2022

    British track car specialist Radical has improved the safety of its popular SR3 and SR10 models.

  • 2019 Radical Rapture
    Track king Radical reveals Rapture street-legal sports car

    A company known for Nürburgring records has revealed a new street-legal car.

  • Revolution Race Cars The Revolution
    Radical co-founder launches rival track car

    Radical Sportscars has been building some of the fastest track machines money can buy for the past two decades. Recently, one of the company's co-founders branched off to start a rival track car brand. The result is Revolution Race Cars which on Saturday unveiled its first model. Going by the name...

  • Revolution Racecars The Revolution
    Radical co-founder working on new track-focused sports car

    Radical is a top-tier producer of track-day specials. The British company was founded in 1997 and today sells a number of models for track enthusiasts and racers all over the world. One of the company's co-founders, Phill Abbott, is looking to make a new mark in the race car space. He plans to do...

  • RXC Turbo 500R, 2016 Geneva Motor Show
    Radical aims to beat Nürburgring time with its most powerful car yet

    Minimalist automaker Radical took to the stage at this week's 2016 Geneva Motor Show with its most powerful car ever, the 700-horsepower RXC Turbo 500R. Intended for the race track but also set to be available as a road-going model, the RXC Turbo 500R builds on its RXC Turbo namesake with indirect...

  • 2014 Radical SR3 RSX

    Radical Sportscars, the company that made headlines back in 2009 after setting a Nürburgring lap time of just 6:48 in its street-legal SR8 LM, unveiled two new models over the weekend. One is a tweaked version of Radical’s mid-range SR3 and the other is a yet-to-be-built high-performance version of the brand’s already extreme SR8 flagship. MUST SEE: 'Furious 7' First Trailer Released: Video The new SR3 variant is called the SR3 RSX and it’s essentially a slightly faster take on the SR3, which has been in production now for almost 15 years. The car packs a 1.5-liter...

  • Radical RXC
    Radical RXC Now Road-Legal In The U.S.

    Many companies claim their latest sports cars are akin to "racing cars for the road", but very few get anywhere near that mark in reality--the average race car would be borderline unusable on most streets. British sports car manufacturer Radical claims its RXC is a practical, everyday car...

  • Radical RXC
    EcoBoost Radical RXC Is Your Daytona Prototype For The Street

    The Radical RXC gets even more radical with a new Turbo model.

  • Radical RXC takes the speedbump challenge
    Radical RXC Is A Practical, Everyday Car: Video

    If you thought the Radical RXC was just a track-only toy that's not up to the harsh environment of real world streets, well, you're just wrong. Or at least that's the point the team behind the car is trying to make with this video, showing the RXC easily clearing an array of speed bumps. Naturally...

  • 2013 Radical RXC
    Road-Biased Radical RXC Set For 2013 Autosport International Debut

    In just over four weeks, British sports car manufacturer Radical will be presenting a new model at the 2013 Autosport International, the annual auto show for the motorsport industry held in the UK. The new model, previewed here in these computer-generated renderings, is the 2013 Radical RXC, which...

  • Chris Harris races Andy Green in a pair of Radical SR3s
    Chris Harris Races The Radical SR3 With Andy Green, Bloodhound SSC Pilot

    The Bloodhound SSC is fairly mental all on its own: basically, a jet without wings intended to skim the surface of a salt lake bed. The driver, accordingly, is slightly more mental--especially since he plans to take it to about 1,000 mph. That man is Andy Green, shown here racing with Chris Harris...

  • Radical Sportscars SR1 club racer

    Track days are growing in popularity all over the world, and so are track-day-only cars. While hustling a Corvette around your local road course is undeniably fun, it’s not as much fun as pushing a car designed for the track to its limits. In between road car and race car are street-legal track day toys like the Ariel Atom and the Caterham Seven. Both require far too many compromises for daily driving to and from work, but both are near-ideal for driving in perfect weather or hot-lapping your local track. Even these aren’t hardcore enough for some track day fans, which is why...

  • 2011 Radical SR3 RS Limited
    Radical Celebrates SR3's 10th Anniversary With Special RS Limited Model

    Low-volume British automaker Radical Sportscars is known for its potent track machines, such as the SR8 roadster, which can lap the Nurburgring in under seven minutes. However, the brand’s top-selling model isn’t its fastest but it can still manage to leave most sports cars in the dust...

  • Radical SR3 SL - image via Autocar
    Radical's First Road-Legal Car, SR3 SL Launched

    Legendary for its sports-racer trackday cars, U.K. motorsports firm Radical has finally made a venture into the road-legal cars with the SR3 SL, unveiled today. Power comes from a 2.0-liter Ford EcoBoost four-cylinder, rated at 247 horsepower--the same as the engine fitted in the upcoming Ford...

  • Radical SR3 SL teaser
    Radical Sportscars To Unveil Road-Legal SR3 SL Next Month

    Hardcore motorsport fans are no doubt familiar with Radical Sportscars, makers of the legendary longtime Nordschleife record-holding SR8. But the firm also makes a range of cars for the track-day enthusiast, including one of its most popular, the SR3. Now Radical has announced the new SR3 SL, a...

  • Radical 1000 Not Out
    Radical Sportscars Builds 1,000th Car

    Low-volume British carmaker Radical is known for its potent track machines, such as the SR8 roadster, which can lap the Nurburgring in under seven minutes. Despite the recent global economic crisis, business has been booming because of the high-performance but low-budget nature of its cars, and now...

  • Radical SR8LM
    Radical SR8 LM sets new Nürburgring record for street-legal cars

    The value of Nürburgring lap times is often called into question, especially when there's no official sanctioning body that tracks them in relation to production cars. And that's even before we get into the discussion of what a production car is. But none of that takes away from the Radical...

  • 2009 Radical SR3 RS

    Hardcore motorsport fans are no doubt familiar with Radical Sportscars, makers of the legendary Nordschleife record-holding SR8. But they also make a range of cars for the track-day enthusiast, including one of their most popular cars, the SR3. This week the SR3 gets a new name to match its new-for-2009 underpinnings: the SR3 RS, named after the location of its maiden win, the UK's Rockingham Speedway. The upgraded car was introduced to the public as simply the SR3 at the Autosport International show this January, despite having undergone extensive upgrades. A stiffer chassis, FIA-compliant...

  • Radical to unveil updated SR8 at Autosport International
    Radical To Unveil Updated SR8 At Autosport International

    Radical Sportscars is a UK-based carmaker and motorsports company famous for building a range of open-cockpit track cars, which also happen to be street-legal. One of its cars, the SR8, currently holds the record for the Nürburgring Nordschleife in a street-legal car with a blistering time of...

  • Radical launches the 455BHP SR8LM
    Radical Launches The 455-HP SR8 LM

    Radical has launched the updated version of its SR8 track car, now with a more powerful Powertec V8 motor and an all-new Powertec transaxle. Claimed to be the fastest prototype on the club racing scene, the new SR8LM is powered by a 2.8L, 455bhp Powertec RPB motor based on Suzuki’s 1.3L GSXR...

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