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Westfield XTR2

Westfield XTR2
Overview
Manufacturer Westfield Sportscars
Production 2001 - 2010
Body and chassis
Class Sports car
Layout RMR
Powertrain
Engine GSXR1300R Suzuki Hayabusa
Transmission 6-speed constant mesh sequential
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,413 mm (95.0 in)
Length 3,686 mm (145.1 in)
Width 1,625 mm (64.0 in)
Curb weight From 410 kg (900 lb)
Chronology
Successor Westfield XTR4

The Westfield XTR2 is an ultralightweight, two-seater sports car manufactured by Westfield Sportscars Limited, of West Midlands, UK. It features a lightweight steel tubular spaceframe chassis, and the 170 hp (127 kW), 1299 cc Suzuki Hayabusa 4-cylinder engine, mated to a 6-speed sequential gearbox. Performance upgrades are available. However, it lacks a windshield, side doors, roof, and is virtually devoid of interior luxury. As a result of this simplicity, the car only weighs between 410-440 kilograms, depending on configuration. By achieving an extremely high power-to-weight ratio, it has been intended primarily as a car to be used on the race track. However, it is still legal for road use (at least in the UK). The Westfield XTR2 is a member of the [[Bike Engined

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