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Specifications
Engine Chassis & Body General Data Drivetrain

Type: Iron block aluminium head V8

Valvetrain: OHV roller cam & rockers

Displacement: 5.0L (306 ci)

Bore x Stroke: 4.030 x 3.000

Compression Ratio: 10.4:1

HP (SAE): approx 350+ @ 5800 rpm

BHP/litre: 70

Torque: 400 @ 4500 rpm

Redline: 6250 rpm

Cowl induction: Custom

Headers: Custom

Exhaust: Dual 2.5

            FlowMaster Mufflers

 

Layout: Front engine / rear drive

Body / Frame: Unibody steel

Brakes Front: 12.19x 1.25
             directional vented rotors.
             6 pot callipers
(Wilwood)

Brakes Rear: 12.19x 1.25
              vented rotors.
             4 pot callipers
(Wilwood)

Total Swept Area:

Wheels: MASItaly 7.5x16

Tires: Yokohama AVS
              225/50-16 front
              245/45-16 rear

Steering: Power rack & pinion

Overall ratio:

Turning circle: 32.5

Suspension front: McPherson Strut
              iPd springs & sway bars
              Bilstein shocks

Suspension rear: Live rear axle
             iPd sway bar
             Adjustable panhard rod

             KYB shocks

 

Curb weight: 3233 lbs

Weight distribution F/R: 52.3% 47.7%

Wheelbase: 109.1

Track F/R: 57.5 / 57.5

Length: 188.4

Width: 69.3

Height: 53.5

Ground clearance:

Trunk space:

Fuel capacity: 100 L

Time to build: 3+ year

 
Transmission: Tremec WC-T5Z
Gear Ratio Overall mph (kph) @ 6000
1st 2.95 11.00 40 (64)
2nd 1.94 7.24 61 (98)
3rd 1.34 5.00 88 (141)
4th 1.00 3.73 181 (190)
5th 0.63 2.35 187 (300)
Rev 2.76 - -


Final drive ratio: 3.73 limited slip

Engine rpm @ 110kph: 2200 rpm

 

Performance

Body Modifications

Acceleration:

mile:

Braking:

Fuel economy:  Don't ask!

Handling:

 

Headlights: Mercedes Benz W123

Rear spoiler: 1986 Trans Am

Cowl scoop: 1979 Mustang

Side skirts: Custom