The ACO (Automobile Club de l´Ouest) has launched a new sportscar prototype category in 2015: the LMP3 (Le Mans Prototype 3).

Five Race car manufacturers have been selected to design and build this new closed cockpit prototype. The LMP3s have a common powertrain consisting of a normally aspirated 420 bhp V8 Nissan engine coupled to a 6-speed sequential X-Trac gearbox.

The LMP3 category is an access category to endurance racing with limited running costs and a capped car sale price at 207,000 euros (tax not included).




ADESS-03 LMP3 technical sheet:

Chassis   Carbon-honeycomb monocoque
Dimensions   Length: 4,643 mm
Width: 1,890 mm
Wheelbase: 2,968 mm
Weight   930 kg
Bodywork   Carbon panels
Suspension   Double wishbones, pushrods and spring-dampers combination
Three ways dampers
Adjustable anti-roll bar system
Transmission   X-TRAC six-speed sequential gearbox
Semi-automatic paddle shift system
Steering   Electrical adjustable power steering
Engine   NISSAN VK50, V8, 5000 cc, 420 hp
Tank   Capacity 100 litres
Rims   Oz 18"
Front width: 12,5"
Rear width: 13"
Brakes   Brembo
Six-piston callipers
Ø 355 mm x 32 mm front and rear steel discs