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rFactor 2 New Tyre Update & Car Improvements

rFactor 2 New Tyre Update & Car Improvements

The work going on at rfactor 2 shows a new tyre update and improvements to many cars including the GTE class in its recent update.

Whilst it may not grab all the headlines, rFactor 2 is one of those sim racing titles that goes about its business, recently it had a new tyre update and improvements to some of its car roster. So what’s available in this update that has been publically released.

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  • Full compatibility to the brand new sound engine
  • Brand new BOP setup
  • Latest generation tyres
  • Engine and brake cooling
  • New shift protection enhancements

Below is the listed layout applied per vehicle:

Aston Martin Vantage GTE 3.09

  • New Tires
  • New engine cooling parameters
  • New brake cooling parameters
  • Added Goodyear sidewalls
  • Added shift protection
  • Upgraded to new sound engine
  • +20kg, +7% aero drag
  • -6L fuel tank for standard package and -1L fuel tank for Le Mans package (refuelling time recalculated for 30s full tank refuel)
  • less sensitive aero to ride height change
  • Added LMV 2021 liveries

BMW M8 GTE 3.09

  • New Tires
  • New engine cooling parameters
  • Separate front and rear brake cooling settings
  • Added Goodyear sidewalls
  • Added shift protection
  • Upgraded to new sound engine
  • -10kg, +4% aero drag
  • -8L fuel tank for standard package and -3L fuel tank for Le Mans package (refuelling time recalculated for 30s full tank refuel)
  • less sensitive aero to ride height change
  • Added LMV 2021 liveries

Corvette C7R GTE 3.09

  • New Tires
  • New engine cooling parameters
  • Separate front and rear brake cooling settings
  • Added Goodyear sidewalls
  • Added shift protection
  • Upgraded to new sound engine
  • -5kg, +17% aero drag
  • less sensitive aero to ride height change

Corvette C8R GTE 3.09

  • New Tires
  • New engine cooling parameters
  • Separate front and rear brake cooling settings
  • Added Goodyear sidewalls
  • Added shift protection
  • Upgraded to new sound engine
  • -10kg, +5% aero drag
  • -6L fuel tank for standard package and -3L fuel tank for Le Mans package (refuelling time recalculated for 30s full tank refuel)
  • less sensitive aero to ride height change
  • Added LMV 2021 liveries

Ferrari 488 GTE 3.09

  • New Tires
  • New engine cooling parameters
  • Separate front and rear brake cooling settings
  • Added Goodyear sidewalls
  • Added shift protection
  • Upgraded to new sound engine
  • -5kg
  • -5L fuel tank for standard package and -4L fuel tank for Le Mans package (refuelling time recalculated for 30s full tank refuel)
  • less sensitive aero to ride height change
  • Added LMV 2021 liveries

Porsche 991RSR GTE 3.09

  • New Tires
  • New engine cooling parameters
  • Separate front and rear brake cooling settings
  • Added Goodyear sidewalls
  • Added shift protection
  • Upgraded to new sound engine
  • +10kg, +4% aero drag
  • -8L fuel tank for standard package and -1L fuel tank for Le Mans package (refuelling time recalculated for 30s full tank refuel)
  • less sensitive aero to ride height change
  • Added LMV 2021 liveries

Oreca 3.01

  • New Tires
  • New engine cooling parameters
  • Separate front and rear brake cooling settings
  • Added shift protection
  • Upgraded to new sound engine
  • Added LMV 2021 liveries

About rFACTOR 2

rFactor 2 is a realistic, easily extendable racing simulation from Studio 397. It offers the latest in vehicle and race customization, great graphics, outstanding multiplayer and the height of racing realism. rFactor 2 features mixed class road racing with ultra realistic dynamics, an immersive sound environment and stunning graphics, perfect for top-level esports and a rich single-player experience.

Race against a field of AI cars, or in multi-player mode against others. rFactor 2 supports a full day-night cycle as well as dynamically varying weather conditions such as rain which dynamically builds into puddles. Tracks feature “real-road” technology that changes the grip as more cars drive on it. You can run full 24 hour endurance events and in multi-player mode, driver swaps are also supported. Everything can be customized by the community, including adding new tracks and cars, and a wealth of add-ons are available on-line.Working with several partners, rFactor 2 has been used in hundreds of esport championships all over the world – in particular McLaren’s World’s Fastest Gamer and Formula E.

rFactor 2 is also an evolving product, which will be updated and added to for many years, so the list of features will expand!

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Darren Buckner

Darren Buckner

Darren became a member of Simrace247 in January 2021 and has been a valuable addition to the platform ever since. He began his journey as an Editor and has progressed to the position of Editor in Chief, owing to his unwavering commitment and hard work. With his profound interest in motorsport and gaming, Darren is passionate about sharing news and exceptional content with like-minded people worldwide.View Author posts

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