2002 Noble M12 GTC
During the 2002 Birmingham Motor Show, Noble released three variations of the M12 super car. The great success of the M12 has allowed Noble to produce a range of vehicles for their customers.
For an open-top driving experience, the M12 GTC is the first Noble product to have a convertible form. Sharing the same mechanics as the GT0-3, the GTC is essentially the same car with revised bodywork.
The M12 GTC is a rear wheel drive convertible/cabriolet automobile with a mid placed engine, produced by Noble. Its engine is a turbocharged petrol, 3 litre, double overhead camshaft 6 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This powerplant has an output of 290 bhp (294 PS/216 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 393 N·m (290 lb·ft/40.1 kgm) at 4600 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual ‘box.
Stated weight at the kerb is 1080 kg.
It is claimed to achieve a maxiumum speed of 257 km/h, or 160 mph.
|engine||Ford Duratec Alloy V6|
|aspiration||Twin Garret Turbochargers|
|valvetrain||4 Valves per Cyl|
|displacement||3000 cc / 183.1 in³|
|power||253.5 kw / 340 bhp|
|specific output||113.33 bhp per litre|
|bhp/weight||323.81 bhp per tonne|
|torque||460.98 nm / 340 ft lbs|
|body / frame||GRP Composite w/Steel & Alloy Panel Space Frame|
|driven wheels||RWD w/LSD|
|front brakes||AP Racing Vented & Crossdrilled Discs w/4-Pot Calipers|
|f brake size||x 330 mm / x 13.0 in|
|rear brakes||AP Racing Vented & Crossdrilled Discs w/4-Pot Calipers|
|r brake size||x 330 mm / x 13.0 in|
|front wheels||F 21.6 x 45.7 cm / 8.5 x 18 in|
|rear wheels||R 25.4 x 45.7 cm / 10 x 18 in|
|f suspension||Double Wishbones|
|r suspension||Double Wishbones|
|curb weight||1050 kg / 2315 lbs|