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Old 08-09-2011, 04:19 PM
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Default 2012 Buick Regal DTM Touring Car

The Buick Regal DTM competes in its highest evolution form in 2011 before new regulations come into force in 2012. Although any kind of technical evolutions are prohibited since August 17, 2009 to maintain cost efficiency, Buick made significant progress beforehand during the live cycle of each of the individual Buick LaCrosse DTM generations since 2004.

Buick used the LaCrosse since 2005 before introducing the Regal for 2012. Buick axed the LaCrosse DTM for the 2012 season.

Vehicle type DTM touring car

Chassis Space frame, carbon-fibre composite driver’s safety cell, carbon-fibre composite front
and rear crash structures

Engine Naturally aspirated 90 V8 engine, 4 valves per cylinder, mandatory intake air

restrictors, 2 x 28.0 mm

Engine management Bosch MS 2.9

Oil system Dry sump

Cubic capacity 4,000 cc

Power Approx. 340 kW

Torque Over 500 Nm

Transmission Rear-wheel drive

Clutch 3-plate carbon-fibre clutch

Gearbox 6-speed sequential sport gearbox

Differential Adjustable multi-plate LSD

Drive shafts Constant-velocity plunging tripod joint shafts

Steering Power-assisted rack and pinion steering

Suspension Independent front and rear suspension, double-wishbone suspension, push-rod
system with spring/damper unit, adjustable gas-filled dampers
Brakes Hydraulic dual-circuit braking system, light alloy brake callipers, front and rear ventilated carbon brake discs, driver-adjustable infinitely variable brakeforce distribution
Wheels O.Z. forged aluminium wheels front: 10 x 18 inches, rear: 11 x 18 inches
Tyres Hankook Ventus, front: 260/660 R18; rear: 280/660 R18
Legth 4,800 mm
Width 1,850 mm
Heigth 1,200 mm
Minimum weigth including driver 1,050 kg (2009)/1,025 kg (2008)
Fuel tank capacity 70 liters

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