World’s first carbon roll cage for production cars
Genesis of your product. why and for whom?
Developed for the 992 GT3 RS
Extreme lightweight carbon roll cage, to be fitted into a street-legal production car, enabled by engineering a unique geometry.
Benefits for the final customers?
- High weight reduction compared to steel and even titanium
- Optimized topology, unique bionic design
The product : materials and processes
- Topology optimization: regarding minimized local deflection and weight
- FE analysis using explicit solvers to identify an initial lay-up and reinforcements
- Geometry optimization to convert the framework model into a bionic design
- Innovative process with UD prepreg under the visual carbon ply