SUPERFORMANCE MK III - Le Mans Coupes
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THE SUPERFORMANCE MKIII. WHAT MAKES THE MKIII SO MUCH BETTER THAN ITS COMPETITORS?

It looks like an exact replica should. It is aesthetically and dimensionally correct. It is sure- footed, reliable and is as exciting as the great sport roadsters of the sixties.

In the UK and Europe the car is available as a complete ‘turn-key’ car with a choice of engine and transmission (within our range).

Available in any colour, and fully road legal in the UK or as a track day / Race car.

You have a choice of the Roadster, 427 S/C and the MKIII R.

THE SUPERFORMANCE MKIII. WHAT MAKES THE MKIII SO MUCH BETTER THAN ITS COMPETITORS?

It looks like an exact replica should. It is aesthetically and dimensionally correct. It is sure- footed, reliable and is as exciting as the great sport roadsters of the sixties.

In the UK and Europe the car is available as a complete ‘turn-key’ car with a choice of engine and transmission (within our range).

Available in any colour, and fully road legal in the UK or as a track day / Race car.

You have a choice of the Roadster, 427 S/C and the MKIII R.

SUPERFORMANCE MKIII FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS

SUPERFORMANCE MKIII SPECIFICATIONS

  • Right or Left hand drive
  • Show quality two-stage paint finishes
  • Hand laminated fiberglass body with reinforcing inserts
  • Heavy duty TIG welded ladder frame chassis with crumple zones
  • Fully independent front and rear suspension
  • Limited slip differential
  • Willwood® power-assisted vented disc brakes (4-pot calipers front, single-pot calipers rear)
  • Custom crafted coil-over shocks
  • Aluminum pin drive “Halibrand” style wheels (knock – offs) with 15” tires
  • Side and rear view mirrors
  • Original style pedals, catches and fittings
  • Original style shifter and hand brake lever
  • Carpeted interior and trunk, aluminium finished firewall
  • Sun visors and wind wings
  • Wipers & washer, heater/defogger
  • Leather seating surfaces (drivers adjusts)
  • Original style latch-lock seat belts
  • Moto – Lita wooden steering wheel
  • Monza style filler. (locking gas cap)
  • Aluminum, single core hi-performance radiator, shroud and dual fans
  • Oil cooler and braided lines
  • Stainless steel fuel tank 17 gallons (pressure tested)
  • Original style side pipes and headers to accommodate Ford based V8 engine
  • Original style gauges (Smith) and switches (Lucas) reverse 180mph speedometer
  • Stainless steel roll bar, chassis mounted
  • Wheelbase: 90″
  • Length: 152″
  • Height (Top of screen): 48″
  • Width (Overall): 69″
  • Track Front: 54″
  • Track Rear: 57″
  • Fuel Tank: 17 gal.
  • Front Wheels: 15″ x 8J
  • Rear Wheels: 15″ x 10J
  • Tires-Front 255/60 R15
  • Tires-Rear 275/60 R15
  • ZF Limited slip differential. Ratio 3:45:1
  • Empty Weight: 1,840 lbs.
  • 351 Motor 2,485 lbs.
  • 427 Motor 2,590 lbs.
  • 460 Motor 2,660 lbs.

CHASSIS:

Jig-Welded parallel ladder frame of heavy wall 2″ x 4″ rectangular steel tubing with large diameter outriggers. Frame incorporates front and rear crumple zones. Door hinge, steering column and windshield pickup-points incorporated onto main chassis. 

 

BODY:
Hand laid fiberglass panels with steel tube reinforcements in all openings. Where the body points carry loads they are reinforce with steel bars or panels. Body bonded to chassis and is completely non-stressed. Supplied painted in base coat and clear coat urethane finish. Body in aluminium optionally available. 

FRONT & REAR SUSPENSION:

The front sports a fully independent unequal length A-arms with adjustable coils over telescopic shock absorbers, while the rear is also independent unequal length A-arms, with fabricated hub carriers and coil over shock absorbers.

STEERING:

Rack and pinion. Original style steering wheel.

PEDAL BOX:

Fabricated steel plate pedal box assembly with adjustable pedal pads. Incorporates brake booster and master cylinder assembly with hydraulic clutch actuation. 

FRONT BRAKES:

Ventilated disc with 4-pot calipers. 

REAR BRAKES:

Ventilated disc. Cable-operated hand brake actuates rear brakes. 

Installation kits are available for Ford 302, 351, 460 and 427/428 cubic inch engines with Tremec 5-speed or Ford top loader 4-speed transmissions. ZF Limited slip differential. Ratio 3:45:1 as standard equipment. 

EXHAUST SYSTEM:

Superformance MK III: Side-mounted exhausts to original specifications. Superformance Roadster: Custom made muffler and tailpipes with stainless extensions. 

GENERAL:

Latest technology single row high performance aluminium core radiator with 2 thermostatically-controlled electric fans; original specification oil cooler; hand fabricated stainless steel engine louvers; heater unit with 2 speed fan; original style wiper assembly with 2 speeds and 140 degree wiper arc; hand fabricated windshield assembly to original specification, chrome plated. 

INTRUMENTATION/CONTROLS:

Original style instruments specially manufactured by Smiths of England, fitted to original S/C and Roadster lay-outs. Hand crafted shifter and handbrake. 

INTERIOR:

Hand made seats upholstered in German specification automotive leather. Fully carpeted floor, centre console, sides and rear firewall. Slide adjusters for driver’s seat. Tonneau cover and soft top supplied as optional equipment. Hard top optionally available. 

WHEELS:

Aluminum, pin drive “Halibrand” style wheels. 

SUPERFORMANCE MKIII FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS

SUPERFORMANCE MKIII SPECIFICATIONS

  • Right or Left hand drive
  • Show quality two-stage paint finishes
  • Hand laminated fiberglass body with reinforcing inserts
  • Heavy duty TIG welded ladder frame chassis with crumple zones
  • Fully independent front and rear suspension
  • Limited slip differential
  • Willwood® power-assisted vented disc brakes (4-pot calipers front, single-pot calipers rear)
  • Custom crafted coil-over shocks
  • Aluminum pin drive “Halibrand” style wheels (knock – offs) with 15” tires
  • Side and rear view mirrors
  • Original style pedals, catches and fittings
  • Original style shifter and hand brake lever
  • Carpeted interior and trunk, aluminium finished firewall
  • Sun visors and wind wings
  • Wipers & washer, heater/defogger
  • Leather seating surfaces (drivers adjusts)
  • Original style latch-lock seat belts
  • Moto – Lita wooden steering wheel
  • Monza style filler. (locking gas cap)
  • Aluminum, single core hi-performance radiator, shroud and dual fans
  • Oil cooler and braided lines
  • Stainless steel fuel tank 17 gallons (pressure tested)
  • Original style side pipes and headers to accommodate Ford based V8 engine
  • Original style gauges (Smith) and switches (Lucas) reverse 180mph speedometer
  • Stainless steel roll bar, chassis mounted
  • Wheelbase: 90″
  • Length: 152″
  • Height (Top of screen): 48″
  • Width (Overall): 69″
  • Track Front: 54″
  • Track Rear: 57″
  • Fuel Tank: 17 gal.
  • Front Wheels: 15″ x 8J
  • Rear Wheels: 15″ x 10J
  • Tires-Front 255/60 R15
  • Tires-Rear 275/60 R15
  • ZF Limited slip differential. Ratio 3:45:1
  • Empty Weight: 1,840 lbs.
  • 351 Motor 2,485 lbs.
  • 427 Motor 2,590 lbs.
  • 460 Motor 2,660 lbs.

CHASSIS:

Jig-Welded parallel ladder frame of heavy wall 2″ x 4″ rectangular steel tubing with large diameter outriggers. Frame incorporates front and rear crumple zones. Door hinge, steering column and windshield pickup-points incorporated onto main chassis. 

 

BODY:
Hand laid fiberglass panels with steel tube reinforcements in all openings. Where the body points carry loads they are reinforce with steel bars or panels. Body bonded to chassis and is completely non-stressed. Supplied painted in base coat and clear coat urethane finish. Body in aluminium optionally available. 

FRONT & REAR SUSPENSION:

The front sports a fully independent unequal length A-arms with adjustable coils over telescopic shock absorbers, while the rear is also independent unequal length A-arms, with fabricated hub carriers and coil over shock absorbers.

STEERING:

Rack and pinion. Original style steering wheel.

PEDAL BOX:

Fabricated steel plate pedal box assembly with adjustable pedal pads. Incorporates brake booster and master cylinder assembly with hydraulic clutch actuation. 

FRONT BRAKES:

Ventilated disc with 4-pot calipers. 

REAR BRAKES:

Ventilated disc. Cable-operated hand brake actuates rear brakes. 

Installation kits are available for Ford 302, 351, 460 and 427/428 cubic inch engines with Tremec 5-speed or Ford top loader 4-speed transmissions. ZF Limited slip differential. Ratio 3:45:1 as standard equipment. 

EXHAUST SYSTEM:

Superformance MK III: Side-mounted exhausts to original specifications. Superformance Roadster: Custom made muffler and tailpipes with stainless extensions. 

GENERAL:

Latest technology single row high performance aluminium core radiator with 2 thermostatically-controlled electric fans; original specification oil cooler; hand fabricated stainless steel engine louvers; heater unit with 2 speed fan; original style wiper assembly with 2 speeds and 140 degree wiper arc; hand fabricated windshield assembly to original specification, chrome plated. 

INTRUMENTATION/CONTROLS:

Original style instruments specially manufactured by Smiths of England, fitted to original S/C and Roadster lay-outs. Hand crafted shifter and handbrake. 

INTERIOR:

Hand made seats upholstered in German specification automotive leather. Fully carpeted floor, centre console, sides and rear firewall. Slide adjusters for driver’s seat. Tonneau cover and soft top supplied as optional equipment. Hard top optionally available. 

WHEELS:

Aluminum, pin drive “Halibrand” style wheels. 

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