1998→1999 Ascari Ecosse

Designed by Lee Noble test

In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
production years 1998 – 1999
built at British
body stylist Lee Noble
production 17
price $ $ £89,000
engine Hartge-Tuned BMW V8
position Mid Mounted
aspiration Natural
block material Aluminum Alloy
valvetrain 4 Valves / Cyl
fuel feed Electronic Fuel Injection
displacement 4722 cc / 288.2 in³
bore 92.0 mm / 3.62 in
stroke 88.8 mm / 3.49 in
compression 10.5:1
power 298.3 kw / 400.0 bhp @ 6100 rpm
specific output 84.71 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 320.0 bhp per tonne
torque 500.0 nm / 368.8 ft lbs @ 5200 rpm
body / frame Fiber Glass & Kevlar Body over Tubular Steel Speaceframe
driven wheels RWD
front tires F 225/40ZR-18
rear tires R 275/35ZR-18
front brakes Vented Discs w/Power Assist
rear brakes Vented DiscsVented Discs w/Power Assist
front wheels F 45.7 x 43.2 cm / 19.0 x 19.0 in
rear wheels R 48.3 x 48.3 cm / 19.0 x 19.0 in
steering Rack & Pinion w/Power Assist
f suspension Doubel Wishbones w/Coil-Over-Dampers, Anti-Roll Bar
r suspension Doubel Wishbones w/Coil-Over-Dampers, Anti-Roll Bar
curb weight 1250 kg / 2756 lbs
front track 1582 mm / 62.3 in
rear track 1509 mm / 59.4 in
length 4280 mm / 168.5 in
width 1828 mm / 71.9 in
height 1120 mm / 44.1 in
transmission ZF 5-Speed Manual
gear ratios 2.230:1, 1.470:1, 1.043:1, 0.846:1, 0.704:1
final drive 4.22:1
top speed ~321.9 kph / 200.0 mph
0 – 60 mph ~4.1 seconds
0 – 100 mph ~9.8 seconds
drag 0.31 Cd
fuel econ epa 10 L/100 km or 23 mpg-us