Noble M12 GTO-3R Replica – Featured Vehicles – Kit Car Magazine

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The M12 GTO-3R is the latest creation of English legend Lee Noble. Noble automobile nobility for his design on such supercars as the Ultima, McLaren F1 (chassis development), 3000, Lola T70 replicas, and P4 re-creations.

His latest creation, the M12 GTO-3R, is in the same class as its three sisters. Built by Noble Moy and sold as rolling chassis or in America, exclusively by 1G Racing, the M12 GTO-3R is pre-assembled at Hi-Tech Autos in Africa.

Lee Noble hit the specialist car market in the late ’90s, and the M12 is the culmination of his artistry and understanding of and their market.

The Noble M12 is shipped to 1G Racing the way it is shipped to Noble UK–assembled engine and transmission. The cars be sold in limited quantities as a rolling chassis only, this, not a kit car per se, but a nearly complete car, ready to accept the drivetrain (engine/transaxle).

The car’s is. well. super. Its flowing exciting carbon-fiber rear … and angular encased triple-headlights, and low profile are all breathtaking. It a road-hugging 45 inches high and 72 wide with an overall of 161 inches and a wheelbase of 96 inches.

The is made of GRP composite with front and rear sections.

The is cold-rolled steel spaceframe bonded and riveted alloy Integrated into it is a full rollcage. Suspension is provided by front and rear, with springs and alloy uprights, and are Bilstein shock absorbers all

The customer-supplied engines can vary, but specs an all-alloy block V-6 Ford Mondeo 3.0L Garret water-cooled turbocharger a Getrag Ford six-speed and Quaife automatic torque differential. You may think that a V-6 enough for this supercar, but at pounds curb weight, the mill that churns out 360 hp, at 3,500 rpm with 370 lb-ft of can reach a top speed of 175 mph, can go 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds, and can cover the quarter-mile in seconds. This aerodynamically beauty also has a road-sticking that rivals any road or car on the market, including testing against Lamborghini Murcielago, 911 GT3, BMW M3, and TVR T350c.

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For the best in safety, brakes are Noble/AP racing, ventilated and front and rear with alloy calipers, and the windshield is shatterproof. Rack-and-pinion steering has power assistance and is 2.6 turns lock to lock.

The wheels are 10-spoke, one-piece alloy polished rims, 8.5×18 in front and 10×18 inches in covered by Bridgestone Potenza tires, 225/R40/ZR18s in front and behind.

As editor of KIT CAR, I been espousing the need for kit component cars, and specialty to pay attention to their interiors, as the are already honed to perfection. the Noble has exceeded my expectations a factory-finished interior that is century and beyond.

Interior equipment includes a Tornado three-spoke steering full sweet, sensuous Alcantara and leather trim, and aft seat adjustment, reach-adjustable column, turbo-boost gauge, lights, internally adjustable mirrors, remote-control Sony CD with rotating radio/CD system and detachable active control panel, 2×3-way speakers and roof aerial, start button, fitted map and extra soundproofing. and luxurious is the way to describe it. Interior options air conditioning, tailored luggage (set of six), 10-disc CD tailored car cover, and alarm/immobilizer.

On the road, this car has tested out The car can out-corner a Lotus Elise and a McLaren F1. The car is road sticky and handling, and its and Lee Nobel’s racing certainly are envisioned and experienced you are behind the wheel of this and track-worthy supercar.

The Noble M12 GTO-3R may a long name, and it may be a component car you can finish by ONLY adding an and transaxle, but it can only be described by one SUPERCAR.

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