Glickenhaus invites other automakers on amphibious transcontinental journey

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.

Glickenhaus Boot off-roader transcontinental journey

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus is forging full-speed ahead with its project to rebirth the Baja Boot. Now, the company, has issued a formal invitation to other automakers to join it on an amphibious transcontinental journey.

As a bit of background, the Baja Boot was an off-road buggy developed by hot rodder Vic Hickey and raced by Steve McQueen in the 1960s in what would become the Baja 1000. The original has become somewhat of an icon. Only two were built, and SCG founder James Glickenhaus owns one of them.

Now, Glickenhaus is developing a new version of the Baja Boot, and the company’s transcontinental challenge is based on its capability.

SCG took to Facebook to announce plans for the transcontinental journey with sketches showing its Baja Boot-inspired off-roader. The company asked Ferrari, Lamborghini, General Motors, Porsche, and a host of other automakers to “join us with their offerings, driving West from New York, amphibiously across the Bering Sea, down the Road of Bones, across the Trans Siberian Highway through Beijing, Moscow, St. Petersburg and then on to Paris for a nice dinner on us.”

Glickenhaus Boot off-roader transcontinental journey

Glickenhaus previously showed CAD images of its rebooted Boot. The company’s new Boot will be incredibly capable, and Glickenhaus himself said he wants to take the vehicle to the top of the 22,615-foot Ojos del Salado volcano in the Andes Mountains to prove its capability. That was before this invitation for the transcontinental journey. Clearly, SCG has big plans.

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus Boot

If all goes according to plan, the Boot should be ready in 2019 and SCG will sell the off-roader for around $100,000.

We’ll be watching to see if anyone accepts SCG’s invitation. The company wants to depart Times Square in New York City in summer 2020. We’re hoping SCG makes that date and a few automakers rise to the challenge.

Did you find apk for android? You can find new Free Android Games and apps.

Check Also

FIA considering automated checkered flag to reduce mishaps

The checkered flag is a near-universal symbol. It denotes the finish of a race and victory for one driver. But, the physical checkered flag's days could be numbered, based on comments from the FIA. Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting told in a Wednesday report that the FIA is pondering an automated and digital checkered flag to reduce...

What are the differences between LMP1 and GTE race car brakes at Le Mans?

The 86th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans will kick off Saturday with 60 cars competing in four different categories. Although motorsport is often characterized by speed, a race car won't get far without a proper set of brakes to handle corners. And different racers, obviously, require very different braking systems. Between the LMP and GTE classes, 55...