While Ricardo’s booth will feature plenty of exciting high-performance, competition-ready transmission systems for both conventional and electrified vehicles, the company will also showcase something that’s a bit different.
If you follow the news of electric hypercars and record breakers, there’s a name that keeps popping up. Integral Powertrain will be supplying the two e-motors, inverters and transmissions for the upcoming Lotus Evija all-electric hypercar, as well as the e-drives on the Aston Martin Valkyrie hybrid hypercar.
You can’t afford to compromise on the assembly and fastening of suspension, braking systems and engine builds, so stop by the k-nuts booth to learn about the company’s new cad-plated nuts without CrVI. K-nuts (KL-Projects) now offers either zinc- and zinc-nickel plating with an MoS2 coating for its high-strength steel k-nuts and anchor nuts.
Visitors looking for electrical and electronic connectors that stand up to the strain of racing can’t afford to miss the booth of Lane Motorsport, which will showcase a new range of circular connectors from Japanese manufacturer Souriau, for which Lane is a certified connector assembler.
On the shared booth of brake manufacturer 920E and control systems developer Shiftec will be a number of new technologies, including a brand-new range of GT3 braking components due for release as a complete brake system package at the end of 2019.
PMW Expo 2019 will host the European launch of Racetech’s new RT4100 family of seats. The standard-sized fiberglass race seat has been designed to be wide enough in the shoulders for most drivers but narrow enough to fit in most cockpits.
If you’ve ever had a silicone coolant hose fail, you’ll want to stop by the booth of Extreme 14, which will present its assortment of coolant hoses that is resistant to the ravages of long-life OAT coolants.
A Nissan GT-R is never going to be a flyweight, but changing the front and rear subframes for items that are 23kg lighter while improving serviceability of key components, is a big step in the right direction.
A new Höfler Viper 500K CNC Gear Grinding machine has joined the stable of Precision Technologies. The new CNC machine gives the company extra capability and capacity to produce the most complex gear geometries to the highest standards.
Together with M-Sport, VP Racing Fuels has developed a new rally fuel. VP R5.1 is fully legal and compliant with all current and upcoming (2021) FIA regulations and is suitable for smaller-capacity turbo race engines.
Gearbox veterans Hewland will launch two brand-new transmissions at PMW Expo 2019, both transaxles. Building on Hewland’s extensive and successful GT3 programs, both past and present, it has developed a transverse transaxle for mid-engined GT cars.
Visitors looking for an inverter that’s suitable for dual-motor, torque-vectored electric vehicles should stop by Cascadia Motion’s booth, where it will be introducing the PM500DZ, a lightweight version of its popular PM250.
Italian wheel manufacturer Evo Corse will have two new product ranges to show at PMW Expo. It has taken over the racing wheel line of Arcasting and is introducing a new product of its own: an 18in alloy wheel for off-road racing – the DakarZero 18.
Coilover experts KW will present no fewer than four new suspension systems: the three-way adjustable 3A EXR with external reservoir, the fixed-rate 0A, and two new versions of the four-way adjustable 4A.