Windshields are extremely overrated when it comes to getting the most extraordinary emotions from driving, well, at least this is the conclusion that many supercar manufacturers are arriving to in 2020 when releasing a bunch of all-new speedsters. Today we will be exploring these track day cars that can put you in the shoes of the Formula pilot and let you experience the most extraordinary G-forces of your lifetime.
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#1 2021 Aston Martin V12 Speedster: astonmartin.com/en-us/models/future-models/v12-speedster
Aston Martin first explored the concept of a super speedster in 2013 with their CC100. This time a production model will be released to the public with a whopping 1 million dollars price tag in the limited run of 88 units.
#2 2019 Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2: monza.ferrari.com/en-en/monza-sp1
Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 have speedster design, feature carbon fiber bodywork and small scissor doors, while their chassis is loosely based on the Ferrari 812 Superfast. Instead of a physical windshield, the cars employ the brand’s patented “virtual windshield” technology.
#3 2020 McLaren Elva: cars.mclaren.com/en/ultimate-series/mclaren-elva
2020 McLaren Elva is inspired by the erly open top racers constructed by the company’s spiritual father Bruce McLaren, receiving an MSO livery option from his 1967 M6A Can Am sportscar. Initially, McLaren planned to produce 399 Elva cars, but according to the company’s CEO, this number has now been decreased to 249 units.
#4 2020 Polaris Slingshot slingshot.polaris.com/en-us
The Polaris Slingshot occupies an obscure niche of its own that merges motorcycle and automobile regulations and allows the three-wheeler to be operated on public motorways.
#5 The New BAC Mono: bac-mono.com/the-new-mono
The New BAC Mono is a second generation of the original BAC Mono that was introduced back in 2011. It is redesigned with the idea “form follows function,” so all of the refinements focus on improving the cars aerodynamics and performance.
#6 Dallara Stradale: dallarastradale.it/
Dallara Stradale is the first road-legal model from the Italian manufacturer Dallara that is famous for manufacturing chassis for different motor racing series. The car adopts windshield-less and doorless styling of a classic barchetta, though it is also available in three different body styles: an open-top roadster, a Berlinetta coupe or a targa top.
#7 Infiniti Prototype 10: infinitinews.com/en-US/infiniti/usa/releases/infiniti-prototype-9-and-prototype-10-on-display-at-petersen-automotive-museum/photos
Though Infiniti Prototype 10is unlikely to become a production car, this speedster demonstrates how easily an electric powertrain and a set of batteries fit into a lean and lightweight automobile.
#8 Caterham: caterhamcars.com/en/models/the-iconic-range
When talking about fun speedsters we cannot but mention Caterham brand that has some of the tightest driver communities in the world. The Seven lineup is currently represented by 8 models.