VIDEO – Brabham BT62: new start


VIDEO – Brabham BT62: nieuwe start #1

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At the beginning of may brings David Brabham the name Brabham on the public road. The first car of Brabham Automotive hot BT62 and gives expose themselves in a teaserfilmpje.

The Brabham BT62 is the first car of a new era for one of the most legendary names from the autosportwereld. The new launch is announced in the course of the month of February, when David Brabham, racing driver and son of Sir Jack Brabham, the company Brabham Automotive has officially registered with the British government. Today we get acquainted with the BT62 in a movie. The soundtrack is that of a V8 like a real race bike sound. He seems, in any case, do not force it to breathe, which is particularly rare in 2018.


According to the magazine Autocar, that a conversation had with a person responsible for the new company, is intended to be first a sports car for the public road to build. That would then be used to the name Brabham back in the sport to introduce in a more or less near future. In the course of the years, the activities of Brabham centered around the development of seats for various categories. There was little attention to toerismewagens and even less to sports cars.

For historical reference

The name of the new car adopts the strategy of the racing cars since 1961 by the company Motor Racing Developments Ltd, better known under the short name Brabham. BT62 comes from a “B” for “Brabham” and a “T” for “Tauranac”. In 1960 founded a racing driver and as an F1 world champion Jack Brabham, along with engineer Ron Tauranac a own racing team.