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Engine:            VW Type 1 air-cooled 4 cylinder boxer, 1300-1800cc (many internal options.)  Weber 40DCOE/ Dellorto 40 DHLA carburettor on unique Blackjack inlet manifold. 304 Stainless steel exhaust system and remote oil cooler and oil filter.

VW Type 1 gearbox with four forward gears and reverse, standard final drive ratio approx. 3.8:1.  Double jointed drive shafts driving the front wheels through Golf GTI steering uprights.

Front Suspension: 

Unequal length double wishbones with AVO adjustable dampers and springs. Bulkhead mounted 22mm anti-roll bar operated by lower wishbones through long pull-rods.

Rear Suspension:           

Unique trailing swing-arm with AVO adjustable damper and spring
Steering:   Rack and pinion, 2.5 turns lock to lock.
Front brakes:            VW 260mm cross drilled discs with four piston 'Hi-Spec' alloy calipers.
Rear brakes:            Golf GTI rear disc with Bendix alloy handbrake caliper.
Fuel tank:            Rear mounted welded aluminium fabrication with mounts, neck and large Aston filler cap. Approx. 25ltrs capacity.
Body tub:            Substantial high quality 360 degree fibreglass moulding with stressed bulkheads, bonded facia/front luggage compartment and rear diaphragm/ rear luggage compartment. Produced with grey gelcoat surface. Recommended finish-2 pack paint.
Chassis:            Full length multi-tube subframe in round CDS steel tube which extends from engine and suspension mounts at front to swing arm mounts at rear. Laser-cut brackets and yokes- bolts to body tub in three planes.

Wheels and tyres:     

Three  7”x 17” cast aluminium wheels with 215/40 ZR 17 tyres.
Interior:            Two side by side space saver lightweight seats with removable leather or vinyl jackets. The seats have tilt and slide facility. Seatbelt mounting frame incorporating headrests. Generous stretchy side pockets. Comprehensive facia with all switches, fuse box, speedometer, tachometer, oil pressure, bolts and fuel gauges. 12inch leather rim steering wheel. Four piece cockpit capping trim in leather or vinyl. Other equipment includes centre-mounted stainless handbrake, gear lever and battery cut-out switch. To cover it all, a tonneau cover in PVC or mohair.
Dimensions:            Wheelbase: 2500 mm. Overall length 3500mm. Width 1670mm.
Weight (Dry):

Approx. 450kg.