Vauxhall Astra Touring Cars (BTCC)


  • TOCA spec 2 litre, 4 cylinder Turbo charged engines built to NGTC (Next Generation Touring Car) specifications by Swindon Race Engines, including regulation Zircotec coated exhaust downpipe
  • Power: 380bhp (approx.)
  • Max Rpm: 7,000
  • Fly by wire throttle
  • Direct Fuel Injection
  • Bespoke intercooler & cooling system, manufactured in-house by PMR using PWR NGTC specification cores
  • Custom-built race exhaust system by Milltek Special Projects in conjunction with Zircotec
  • Max Decibels – 118db, thought his can be adjusted using varying exhaust silencer configurations
  • Induction Technology Group (ITG) competition air filters with PMR designed and fabricated induction system
  • High performance Extreme14 cooling hoses


  • X-Trac 6-speed sequential gearbox
  • Carbon twin plate AP Racing clutch
  • Billet shifter with reverse lever


  • Astra shell designed, prototyped and built in house by PMR from standard Astra shell. Roll cage and all safety features inc. floor mounted pedal box, seat mounting tubes and steering column mounts take around 600 hours to fabricate and fit
  • Bespoke ABS body kit designed around NTGC specified regulations to provide maximum downforce with minimum drag
  • Bespoke Zircotec heat-shielding to firewall and transmission tunnel
  • Front and rear NGTC-spec RML control subframes
  • Carbon/Kevlar composite crash box for driver protection
  • 6-point mounted carbon fibre MotorDrive homologated seat & 6-point HANS harness system
  • Full fire suppression system by LifeLine

Wheels, Tyres & Brakes

  • Team Dynamics 18×10″ forged centre lock NGTC-spec wheels
  • Goodyear 18″ tyres: soft, medium, hard, wet compounds
  • AP Racing brakes – 362mm x 35mm floating front discs, 304mm x 10mm floating rear, with forged 6-pot front calipers & forged 2-pot rear


  • RML NGTC-spec double wishbones front and rear
  • 4 way adjustable Penske dampers with Eibach custom springs, custom valved & shimmed in-house by PMR prior to each round


  • Cosworth Engine ECU and data logging system
  • Cosworth dashboard