SEMA eNews Vol. 13, No. 45, November 11, 2010

Spy Shots—0–62 MPH in 3.9 Seconds: Roding Roadster 23 Runs the Ring

Roding Roadster 23 Angle

"We're used to seeing lots of Mercedes, BMW and Audi test cars on the Nurburgring," says spy shooter Brenda Priddy of Brenda Priddy & Co. "But we've caught something a little different and much more bizarre-looking."

What you're looking at is the Roding Roadster—a super-lightweight, all-carbon-fiber track car. Priddy says that it weighs in at a little more than 2,000 lbs. and gets its power from a turbo-charged V6. There are more than 300 horses running through the rear wheels, and gears are changed via a six-speed manual.

It's not what too many would call a looker, but speed is its game. According to Priddy, the Roding Roadster will rip off a 0–62 mph run in 3.9 seconds and pull 1.4 lateral g's in the bends!

Roding Roadster 23 Front

Photo Credit: Brenda Priddy & Company

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