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TORNADO SPORTS CARS TS40 Specification / Data sheet

Overall Length 4180mm
Width 1780mm
Height 1030mm
Wheel Base 2415mm
Total Weight 990Kg (with Ford 302 V8 fitted)
Weight Distribution Front / Rear 45% / 55%
Ground Clearance 127mm
Wheels Front / Rear 7" x 15" - 17" / 9" x 15" - 17"
Chassis Type Tubular Spaceframe
Engine / Transmission Layout Mid Engine
Engine Options Ford Small Block 289 / 302 or Rover V8
Transmission 5 / 6 speed
Fuel Tank Capacity 18 Gallons (81liters)
Suspension Front / Rear Double Wishbone / Reversed "A" Frames with top Link and Radius Arms
Suspension Springing Adjustable Coil over Shock Absorbers
Brakes Front Ventilated Discs with 2 / 4 / 6 pot Calipers
Brakes Rear Solid / Ventilated Discs with 2 /4 Pot Calipers
Steering Rack and Pinion
Bodywork Composite Laminate of either Glass Reinforced Fibre or Carbon Fibre
Windscreen Laminated Safety Glass (Clear or Tinted)
Rear Screen /Side Windows Impact Resistant Acrylic
Ventilation Screen de-misting & interior heating with dash level & footwell vents / Air-conditioning / Removable roof top panels
Instrumentation Speedo, Tacho, Fuel, Volts, Oil Pressure & Water Temperature
Windscreen Wiper 2 Speed Mono Wiper
Interior Trim Any available colour in either leather or leatherette
Lighting Front Main / Dip Headlights, Spot Lights & Indicators
Lighting Rear Stop / Tail / Indicator clusters with Fog, Reverse & Rear Number Plate Lights
Seating Capacity 2
0 - 60 mph 5 Seconds (Ford 302 V8)
Top Speed 165 mph (Standard Ford 302 V8 & 5 speed gearbox)

Higher top speeds are attainable with modified engines & gearboxes

The Tornado TS GT40 BASIC component package contains the following items (Comprehensive kits also available)

Front body section with light boxes bonded in place.
Front hatch panel.
Rear body section with light boxes, inner wheel arches and bulkheads bonded in place.
2 x Double skinned doors.
2 x Door pocket mouldings.
Double skinned roof centre section.
2 x Side sill mouldings.
Chassis with all mountings and brackets welded in the correct position.
2 x Upper front wishbones.
2 x Lower front wishbones.
4 x Rear radius arms.
2 x Rear top links.
2 x Rear 'A' frames.
2 x Rear uprights.
4 x Rear radius arm 'U' brackets.
6 x Rear suspension rose joints.
Fasteners (nuts and bolts etc).
Construction manual.




TS40 Pictures

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