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THE HI-TECH MKII FIA + SLAB SIDE REFLECTS A RACE WINNING LEGEND

Designed to emulate the great Cobra 289 race cars from that nostalgic golden era of racing in the 1960s. The MKII FIA is the 1st licensed continuation of the original AC-derived 289 Cobra that first appeared in 1962 winning 5 races. Loyal to the original lines and proper nostalgic characteristics of the origianl 1962 Cobra FIA, this car is built for the heart-racing 289 motor and a more modern Tremec TKO transmission. The MKII FIA can be tracked or street driven.

Unlike most competitors, the MKII FIA is built on the successful Tojeiro-styled round tube chassis and features an authentic transverse leaf spring suspension to give owners an exceptionally authentic driving experience. Through our exclusive agreement with Carroll Shelby, the MKII FIA is a licensed Shelby.

The MKII Slab Side is a sanctioned continuation of the original Shelby Cobra 289 that first appeared in 1962. The power from a 289 is considered a sweet spot and very useable. This authentic design is a proven race winner and demands respect. Loyal to the original lines and proper nostalgic characteristics of the 1962 American race winning Cobra FIA, this car is a perfect mate for heart-racing 289 motor and a more modern Tremec TKO transmission. A gentelmen’s car pure in every detail without screaming track car, but sounding and handling like one.

Unlike most competitors, the MKII Slab Side is built on the successful Tojeiro-styled round tube chassis and features an authentic transverse leaf spring suspension to give owners an exceptionally authentic driving experience. Through our exclusive agreement with Carroll Shelby, the MKII Slab Side is the latest licensed Shelby product in the Superformance lineup.

THE SUPERFORMANCE MKII FIA + SLAB SIDE REFLECTS A RACE WINNING LEGEND

Designed to emulate the great Cobra 289 race cars from that nostalgic golden era of racing in the 1960s. The MKII FIA is the 1st licensed continuation of the original AC-derived 289 Cobra that first appeared in 1962 winning 5 races. Loyal to the original lines and proper nostalgic characteristics of the origianl 1962 Cobra FIA, this car is built for the heart-racing 289 motor and a more modern Tremec TKO transmission. The MKII FIA can be tracked or street driven.

Unlike most competitors, the MKII FIA is built on the successful Tojeiro-styled round tube chassis and features an authentic transverse leaf spring suspension to give owners an exceptionally authentic driving experience. Through our exclusive agreement with Carroll Shelby, the MKII FIA is a licensed Shelby.

The MKII Slab Side is a sanctioned continuation of the original Shelby Cobra 289 that first appeared in 1962. The power from a 289 is considered a sweet spot and very useable. This authentic design is a proven race winner and demands respect. Loyal to the original lines and proper nostalgic characteristics of the 1962 American race winning Cobra FIA, this car is a perfect mate for heart-racing 289 motor and a more modern Tremec TKO transmission. A gentelmen’s car pure in every detail without screaming track car, but sounding and handling like one.

Unlike most competitors, the MKII Slab Side is built on the successful Tojeiro-styled round tube chassis and features an authentic transverse leaf spring suspension to give owners an exceptionally authentic driving experience. Through our exclusive agreement with Carroll Shelby, the MKII Slab Side is the latest licensed Shelby product in the Superformance lineup.

HI-TECH MKII FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS

HI-TECH MKII SPECIFICATIONS

  • Show quality two-stage paint finishes
  • Hand laminated fiberglass body with reinforcing inserts
  • Heavy duty TIG welded 3″ Tojeiro style frame chassis
  • Transverse leaf spring style suspension
  • Salisbury limited slip differential
  • Willwood® front and rear disc brakes with double master cylinders
  • Original style Dayton wire wheels with 15” tires
  • Original style shifter and hand brake lever
  • Black carpeted interior
  • Sun visors and wind wings
  • Original style latch-lock seat belts
  • Moto – Lita wooden steering wheel
  • Original style fuel filler
  • Aluminum hi-performance radiator, shroud and fan
  • Stainless steel fuel tank, 14 gallon
  • Original style gauges (Stewart Warner) and switches
  • Exhaust and headers to accommodate Ford based V8 engine
  • Soft top and side curtains
  • Tonneau cover
  • Side and rear view mirrors
  • Leather seating surfaces (drivers and passanger adjusts)
  • Harrison expansion over flow tank
  • Differential oil cooler
  • Auxiliary Racing tank
  • Stainless steel quick lifts
  • Door map pockets
  • Fuel transfer valve

DIMENSIONS and CAPACITIES:

  • Wheelbase: 90″
  • Length: 151.5″
  • Height (Top of screen): 45″
  • Width (Overall): 72″
  • Track Front: 53″
  • Track Rear: 53″
  • Fuel Tank: 14 gal.
  • Front Wheels: 15″ Dayton 70 spoke knock off
  • Rear Wheels: 15″ Dayton 70 spoke knock off
  • Tires-Front 205/70 R15
  • Tires-Rear 205/70 R15
  • ZF Limited slip differential, ratio 3:46:1
  • Salisbury differential, ratio 3:54:1
  • Chassis: Round Tube
  • Body: Fiberglass with steel tube reinforcements
  • Body Reinforcements: Beneath doors, hood and trunk
  • Front Suspension: Transverse leaf spring, Spax adjustable shocks
  • Rear Suspension: Transverse leaf spring, Spax adjustable shocks
  • Steering: Rack and pinion
  • Pedal Box: ¾ clutch master cylinder, 2x ¾ brake master cylinders with balance bar
  • Front Brakes: Wilwood 4 pot dynalite
  • Rear Brakes: Wilwood 2 pot with handbrake incorporated
  • Exhaust system: Twin pipe rear exit
  • Instrumentation: Stewart Warner
  • Interior: Motolita steering wheel, leather/vinyl seats
  • Weather: Optional soft top, side screens and tonneau cover

CHASSIS:
The Chassis is the original John Tojero designed 3” tubular rail ladder with cross-member. This chassis is reproduced using drawings obtained from AC cars and also implements the necessary changes to utilize rack and pinion steering . The 3” tubes are tig and mig welded to guarantee a safer and stronger chassis. This is much stronger than the arc and gas welded originals. Pain staking efforts were made to reproduce the chassis as close to an original as possible while incorporating a few modern improvements, like inserting a 3″ square tube through the main rails to prevent flexing. Building the cars with a meticulous eye on authenticity took time, but this resulted in a superior driving experience.

BODY:

The Superformance MKII roadster bodywork replicates the later of the 289`s which incorporated modifications to fender flares that will accommodate the slightly wider tires fitted onto chrome wire wheels. One of the improvements made by Hi tech was that the footwells were tweaked so that the taller North Americans can now sit comfortably.

FRONT & REAR SUSPENSION:

To compliment an original chassis you need to follow the same rules when it comes to the suspension. It had to be period correct, or as close as possible. The original slab side had a transverse leaf spring style suspension which requires different length springs to change camber settings we decided to use heim joints which were used on some of the original competition cars.

Another change with regards to safety was to add an additional pick-up point to the chassis to increase the shear strength of the bolt passing through the lower control arm rose joint or poly-bushed rod end. The original springs were made of thinner steel than that available today. In an effort to keep compression rate the same, this car comes with one blade less and “free camber” was changed to keep the ride heights equal from front to rear. This insistence on authenticity means that owners of a Superformance MKII Roadster will have virtually the same driving experience as the original.

ENGINE and TRANSMISSION:

An Original would have probably been a 289 with a B.W T10. Today, the recommendation would be a 289/302 based engine with a more modern Tremec TKO or similar transmission.

INTERIOR:

Again, attention to small details like the replication of the glove box knob and the correct use of gauges make this car stand out from the others. A side screen pocket is fitted behind the seats on the rear bulkhead and door map pockets are also incorporated in the doors. Lush carpeting finishes off the cabin for a comfortable feel on the road.

PLEASE NOTE:

All Superformance products are supplied complete, but without engines and transmissions. The selection, purchase and installation of the drive train are the responsibility of the purchaser.

HI-TECH MKII FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS

HI-TECH MKII SPECIFICATIONS

    • Show quality two-stage paint finishes
    • Hand laminated fiberglass body with reinforcing inserts
    • Heavy duty TIG welded 3″ Tojeiro style frame chassis
    • Transverse leaf spring style suspension
    • Salisbury limited slip differential
    • Willwood® front and rear disc brakes with double master cylinders
    • Original style Dayton wire wheels with 15” tires
    • Original style shifter and hand brake lever
    • Black carpeted interior
    • Sun visors and wind wings
    • Original style latch-lock seat belts
    • Moto – Lita wooden steering wheel
    • Original style fuel filler
    • Aluminum hi-performance radiator, shroud and fan
    • Stainless steel fuel tank, 14 gallon
    • Original style gauges (Stewart Warner) and switches
  • Exhaust and headers to accommodate Ford based V8 engine
  • Soft top and side curtains
  • Tonneau cover
  • Side and rear view mirrors
  • Leather seating surfaces (drivers and passanger adjusts)
  • Harrison expansion over flow tank
  • Differential oil cooler
  • Auxiliary Racing tank
  • Stainless steel quick lifts
  • Door map pockets
  • Fuel transfer valve

DIMENSIONS and CAPACITIES:

  • Wheelbase: 90″
  • Length: 151.5″
  • Height (Top of screen): 45″
  • Width (Overall): 72″
  • Track Front: 53″
  • Track Rear: 53″
  • Fuel Tank: 14 gal.
  • Front Wheels: 15″ Dayton 70 spoke knock off
  • Rear Wheels: 15″ Dayton 70 spoke knock off
  • Tires-Front 205/70 R15
  • Tires-Rear 205/70 R15
  • ZF Limited slip differential, ratio 3:46:1
  • Salisbury differential, ratio 3:54:1
  • Chassis: Round Tube
  • Body: Fiberglass with steel tube reinforcements
  • Body Reinforcements: Beneath doors, hood and trunk
  • Front Suspension: Transverse leaf spring, Spax adjustable shocks
  • Rear Suspension: Transverse leaf spring, Spax adjustable shocks
  • Steering: Rack and pinion
  • Pedal Box: ¾ clutch master cylinder, 2x ¾ brake master cylinders with balance bar
  • Front Brakes: Wilwood 4 pot dynalite
  • Rear Brakes: Wilwood 2 pot with handbrake incorporated
  • Exhaust system: Twin pipe rear exit
  • Instrumentation: Stewart Warner
  • Interior: Motolita steering wheel, leather/vinyl seats
  • Weather: Optional soft top, side screens and tonneau cover

CHASSIS:
The Chassis is the original John Tojero designed 3” tubular rail ladder with cross-member. This chassis is reproduced using drawings obtained from AC cars and also implements the necessary changes to utilize rack and pinion steering . The 3” tubes are tig and mig welded to guarantee a safer and stronger chassis. This is much stronger than the arc and gas welded originals. Pain staking efforts were made to reproduce the chassis as close to an original as possible while incorporating a few modern improvements, like inserting a 3″ square tube through the main rails to prevent flexing. Building the cars with a meticulous eye on authenticity took time, but this resulted in a superior driving experience.

BODY:

The Superformance MKII roadster bodywork replicates the later of the 289`s which incorporated modifications to fender flares that will accommodate the slightly wider tires fitted onto chrome wire wheels. One of the improvements made by Hi tech was that the footwells were tweaked so that the taller North Americans can now sit comfortably.

FRONT & REAR SUSPENSION:

To compliment an original chassis you need to follow the same rules when it comes to the suspension. It had to be period correct, or as close as possible. The original slab side had a transverse leaf spring style suspension which requires different length springs to change camber settings we decided to use heim joints which were used on some of the original competition cars.

Another change with regards to safety was to add an additional pick-up point to the chassis to increase the shear strength of the bolt passing through the lower control arm rose joint or poly-bushed rod end. The original springs were made of thinner steel than that available today. In an effort to keep compression rate the same, this car comes with one blade less and “free camber” was changed to keep the ride heights equal from front to rear. This insistence on authenticity means that owners of a Superformance MKII Roadster will have virtually the same driving experience as the original.

ENGINE and TRANSMISSION:

An Original would have probably been a 289 with a B.W T10. Today, the recommendation would be a 289/302 based engine with a more modern Tremec TKO or similar transmission.

INTERIOR:

Again, attention to small details like the replication of the glove box knob and the correct use of gauges make this car stand out from the others. A side screen pocket is fitted behind the seats on the rear bulkhead and door map pockets are also incorporated in the doors. Lush carpeting finishes off the cabin for a comfortable feel on the road.

PLEASE NOTE:

All Superformance products are supplied complete, but without engines and transmissions. The selection, purchase and installation of the drive train are the responsibility of the purchaser.

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2 days ago

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Brilliant run out in our demo GT40 today. It is certainly not sluggish!
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Brilliant run out in our demo GT40 today. It is certainly not sluggish! 
Contact us to learn more about how you can own a Superformance continuation GT40.

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Looking great, Nigel and Oli - are you keeping it (blank canvas) white or striping it in any way? Will organise to come down and have a closer look when we're all "released back into the community"...! IanC

Lovely looking car

4 days ago

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New arrival at HQ. Very exciting news to announce about this car when the time is right...stay tuned. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

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It was sad to say goodbye but our MKII is now enjoying life in Scotland. More photos to come. We had the legend Trevor Legate photo the car before it was delivered this week.

Look forward to sharing its replacement with you when we have factory photos...
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It was sad to say goodbye but our MKII is now enjoying life in Scotland. More photos to come. We had the legend Trevor Legate photo the car before it was delivered this week.  Look forward to sharing its replacement with you when we have factory photos...

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Scotland 😉

1 month ago

Le Mans Coupes

Road test before delivering our MKII to its new owner. Wish we had more time with this car. It is stunning to drive. Real 60s throwback. Looking forward to delivering it and showing you all what it is being replaced with once its replacement is competed at the factory.
Contact us today to learn more about the beautiful MKII.
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Road test before delivering our MKII to its new owner. Wish we had more time with this car. It is stunning to drive. Real 60s throwback. Looking forward to delivering it and showing you all what it is being replaced with once its replacement is competed at the factory. 
Contact us today to learn more about the beautiful MKII.

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Mmm....thinking I need some Oxblood leather!

1 month ago

Le Mans Coupes

Who else is looking forward to getting back on track?
With a chassis designed to win at Le Mans, which it managed multiple times, there is no more pure on track driving experience than a GT40. No driver aids just you, one of the best chassis in the history of motorsports and a raw V8 pumping out all the ponies.
Oh... and you can drive it to and from the track. You too can own the icon. Contact us today: oliver@lemanscoupes.com
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Who else is looking forward to getting back on track? 
With a chassis designed to win at Le Mans, which it managed multiple times, there is no more pure on track driving experience than a GT40. No driver aids just you, one of the best chassis in the history of motorsports and a raw V8 pumping out all the ponies. 
Oh... and you can drive it to and from the track. You too can own the icon. Contact us today: oliver@lemanscoupes.com

2 months ago

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We love delivery day! Another beautiful MKI GT40 arrives at LMC HQ and this one is off for self assembly. Our cars arrive as complete rolling chassis units less engine, transaxle, tyres, battery and fluids. We specialise in finalising the build to your spec and registering the cars, but can also sell the cars as rolling chassis (turn key minus as it's called in the USA) for the ultimate project. The cars are painted, have a fully fitted interior and all suspension, brakes andplumbing are fitted and ready to go.

Contact us today for full information.
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2 months ago

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Black pipes, looks raw. Finally get to tune the engine tomorrow. Last 2 dates were either snowed or rained off. Looking forward to seeing what she's got.
Well, at over 500bhp it should be exciting...
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Black pipes, looks raw. Finally get to tune the engine tomorrow. Last 2 dates were either snowed or rained off. Looking forward to seeing what shes got. 
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There used to be a very good company called “Hometune” in your immediate area...😉😆

Is the ARB position standard now? Much more sensible than mine - and many of the originals had theirs the same as this!

2 months ago

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Spartan 001 of 300 is in build and in the coming months will be tested in Australia before shippong to the UK as our demo and test car. So many exciting features we cannot wait to share with you but for now, here are further pictures of the final prototype. Lots of aero work and engineering has gone into this machine, it is set to be a real giant killer. ... See MoreSee Less

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Looks great! Share more details.

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2 months ago

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Camo car!
Engine mapping postponed owing to the salt and snow. Let's hope next week is warmer. Booking test drives for when it is permissable once more. Contact us today for more information.
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Camo car!
Engine mapping postponed owing to the salt and snow. Lets hope next week is warmer. Booking test drives for when it is permissable once more. Contact us today for more information.Image attachment

2 months ago

Le Mans Coupes

New Demo car 95% complete.
To do list:
1) Fit headlight covers
2) Engine map/tune
3) Fit number plates
4) Shakedown test
5) Client test drives!

Looking to buy a GT40? Come try ours out for size. We are booking test drives when the lockdown ends. Email Oliver@lemanscoupes.com
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New Demo car 95% complete. 
To do list:
1) Fit headlight covers 
2) Engine map/tune
3) Fit number plates
4) Shakedown test
5) Client test drives!  Looking to buy a GT40? Come try ours out for size.  We are booking test drives when the lockdown ends. Email Oliver@lemanscoupes.comImage attachmentImage attachment

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That looks great - will organise a trip down when able? IanC

Stunning

Spot on!

Superb 👏

Bet you can’t wait to hit the road! Enjoy!!

Put martini racing livery on it!!!

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3 months ago

Le Mans Coupes

Looking forward to sunny days and freedom to play. @rwc_photo on the camera.
Our CSX9000 series Shelby Daytona Cobras are available now and make for an incredible all-rounder. A really usable supercar for track fun, weekend drives and daily use. Contact us today for further information
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Looking forward to sunny days and freedom to play. @rwc_photo on the camera. 
Our CSX9000 series Shelby Daytona Cobras are available now and make for an incredible all-rounder. A really usable supercar for track fun, weekend drives and daily use. Contact us today for further information

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Shelby not Selby! C’mon guys !

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