Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus is forging full-speed forward with its challenge to rebirth the Baja Boot. Now, the corporate, has issued a proper invitation to different automakers to affix it on an amphibious transcontinental journey.
As a little bit of background, the Baja Boot was an off-road buggy developed by scorching rodder Vic Hickey and raced by Steve McQueen within the 1960s in what would grow to be the Baja 1000. The unique has grow to be considerably of an icon. Solely two have been constructed, and SCG founder James Glickenhaus owns one among them.
Now, Glickenhaus is creating a brand new model of the Baja Boot, and the corporate’s transcontinental problem is predicated on its functionality.
SCG took to Fb to announce plans for the transcontinental journey with sketches displaying its Baja Boot-inspired off-roader. The corporate requested Ferrari, Lamborghini, Basic Motors, Porsche, and a number of different automakers to “be part of us with their choices, driving West from New York, amphibiously throughout the Bering Sea, down the Highway of Bones, throughout the Trans Siberian Freeway by Beijing, Moscow, St. Petersburg after which on to Paris for a pleasant dinner on us.”
Glickenhaus beforehand confirmed CAD photos of its rebooted Boot. The corporate’s new Boot will probably be extremely succesful, and Glickenhaus himself stated he desires to take the car to the highest of the 22,615-foot Ojos del Salado volcano within the Andes Mountains to show its functionality. That was earlier than this invitation for the transcontinental journey. Clearly, SCG has large plans, and the corporate will even prepare for SCG homeowners to affix it throughout numerous phases of the epic international journey.
If all goes in response to plan, the Boot must be prepared in 2019 and SCG will value the two-door model at $250,000 and the Four-door variant at $275,000. The corporate will even again any clients who want to race their Boot alongside the SCG manufacturing facility entry within the Baja 1000.
We’ll be watching to see if anybody accepts SCG’s invitation. The corporate desires to depart Occasions Sq. in New York Metropolis in summer time 2020. We’re hoping SCG makes that date and some automakers rise to the problem.
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