Nissan’s DeltaWing racecar project is definitely one hot topic where uniquely designed cars are concerned, as it is slated to take part in the 2012 Le Mans 24-hour endurance race. With Nissan as one of the partners in the project, just one glance at it (we have a picture gallery right after the jump) will definitely send your pulse racing. After all, it will naturally be compared to the Batmobile by most folks, considering how it has long and narrow proportions that make it look more of a futuristic top-fuel dragster that is meant to win those quarter mile races instead of tackling corners at high speeds. The driver will sit nearly at the back, being extremely close to the rear wheels, and there is also the presence of a singular vertical wing that adds a menacing look to the Deltawing’s profile. It is there for two purposes actually – to improve efficiency and speed.
Nissan hopes that the Deltawing project will be competitive while being green, where it has a Nissan 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine that features direct petrol injection and a turbocharger, with many design considerations thrown into the mix to ensure it is as light as possible. This is definitely one ride worth looking into if you happen to have plenty of dough stashed away somewhere, assuming it is available for a commercial purchase. [Press Release]