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Specification - Data sheet

GARDNER DOUGLAS SPORTS CARS GD427 Specification / Data sheet

Chassis: Tubular backbone

Bodyshell: GRP semi-monocoque

Suspension: Double wishbone

Spring Damping: Adjustable coil over

Engine: All alloy GM LS V8

Transmission: 5 or 6 speed H gate

Differential: LSD 3.23:1

Brakes: AP 4-pot ventilated

Wheels: 16" to 18" 3-piece

Tyres: Toyo T1R sizes vary

Steering: Rack and pinion 3.25:1

Fuel tank: 50ltr stainless steel

Dimensions:

Length 4100mm
Width 1752mm
Wheelbase 2286mm

Weight: Typically 980kg kerb

Power: From 400bhp

Performance:

0-60 3.8secs
Top speed 160mph

Fuel:

Unleaded
Typical touring - 28mpg

Backbone chassis assembly comprises

• GDEURO chassis powder coated in any colour
• Engine & gearbox mountings to suit power unit
• Roll-over bar mountings
• BTR hydrotrack differential
• Steering rack and mountings
• Track rod ends
• Adjustable shock absorbers with springs
• Wishbone set
• Rod end bearing set
• Wishbone inner bush set
• Ball Joint set
• Euro suspension assembly bolts
• Alloy uprights
• Front & rear bearings & oil seals
• Front and rear hubs
• Front and rear stub axles
• GKN drive shafts
• C.V. joints
• Ventilated brake discs with calipers & pads
• Steering extension shaft
• Handbrake cable assembly
• Flexible & rigid brakes lines
• Rubber body mountings

Typical figures for GM LS Series engines which can be used

GM Gen IV LS2

• 90-degree pushrod V8, OHV, aluminum heads,
hydraulic lifters
• Block - all-new 319-T5 aluminum
• 2 valves per cylinder, 2.00” intake, 1.55” exhaust
• Bore and stroke - 4.00 x 3.62 in.
• Displacement - 364 cu. in. (5.967 litres)
• Compression - 10.9:1
• Induction system - sequential fuel injection
• Recommended fuel - premium unleaded
• Horsepower (SAE net) - 400bhp @ 6000 rpm
• Torque (SAE net) - 400 lb.-ft. @ 4400 rpm
• Redline - 6,500 rpm

GM Gen IV LS7

• 90-degree pushrod V8, OHV, aluminum heads,
hydraulic lifters
• Block - all-new 319-T5 aluminum
• 2 valves per cylinder, 2.20” Intake, 1.61” Exhaust
• Bore and stroke - 4.12 x 4.00 in.
• Displacement - 427.6 cu. in. (7.008 liters)
• Compression - 11.0:1
• Induction system - sequential fuel injection
• Recommended fuel - premium unleaded
• Dry sump oil system
• Horsepower (SAE net) - 505bhp @ 6300 rpm
• Torque (SAE net) - 475 lb.-ft. @ 4800 rpm
• Redline - 7,000 rpm

 

 

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