Elan Van Diemen DP02
Elan Motorsports Technologies announced its IMSA Lites contender
yesterday (February 16), the Elan Van Diemen DP02, with the additional
news that the new chassis has moved into volume production at Braselton.
The DP02 has a carbon tub, is powered by an Elan
Power Products-developed Ford Duratec 2.3 litre engine (2,500 mile
service life), has a six-speed sequential Hewland gearbox, and is
available for $73,000, excluding dampers and ECU.
know we are going to be selling a lot of these cars!” says
Elan Motorsport Technologies CEO David Bowes. “The DP02 has
been a revelation in testing at our nearby Road Atlanta facility
– quick, reliable and ‘excellent to drive’.
“Where we really score with teams embarking
on the IMSA Lites Series trail is in customer service and at-track
engineering capability. Some of our best engineers have been involved
in the design and build of these new cars, and they will be at every
race with a full support package, along with a full spares service
direct from the factory. So whatever the race weekend brings, Elan’s
engineers and spare parts experts are there to get you back out
The IMSA Lites Series should feature three chassis
brands in its debut season: Elan Van Diemen, Radical and West.