Bailey Blade

Discussion in 'Prototypes, Concepts and Electric' started by ajzahn, Dec 11, 2007.

  1. Blade Prototype overview:

    This car was designed to capture the look and feel of old school automobiles with a hint of modern touches. This is a full performance car built with modern advancements. Big V8 fuel injected power plant up front riding on a tubular hybrid chassis with full independent suspension. The addition of belly pans and rear splitters are added to keep down force up without the need of a giant rear spoiler.

    Engines types range from Roush 400HP to 500+HP. The B1 engine compartment is designed to accommodate most small block engines including the newer ford modular 4.6L engines.

    Several suspension types can be applied. Standard equip is a fully adjustable independent rear suspension with adjustable shocks. Front suspension utilizes adjustable upper and lower control arms and with adjustable performance shocks. The rear end can be swapped with a Ford 9" or 8.8" straight axel with 4-Link or 3-Link rear control arms. Also included are adjustable anti-sway bars for both front and rear of the car.

    Full steel chassis consisting of tubular roll cage affixed to a solid ridged box steel frame. The tubular roll cage is hidden from view and protects the driver and passenger sides with the addition of two hoop style bars to protect in case of roll over.

    Full Vinyl Ester hand laid fiber glass body that is Light weight in design with functional trunk doors and hood. The hood is a clam shell style hood that flips forward to allow for easy access to the engine compartment.

    "BLADE" ProtoType Specifications

    Engine ROUSH 353IR 8-Stack Fuel Injected
    Horsepower / RPM 480HP @ 6000 RPM
    Torque (lb.-ft./N-m) @ engine rpm 460 lb.ft. @ 4200 RPM
    Redline (rpm) 6500
    Displacement 353 cu. in.
    Intake Manifold Weber Style 8-Stack Induction System
    Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection

    Vehicle weight WO/Driver 2200 lbs.
    Wheelbase 95 in.
    Overall length 156 in.
    Body width, without mirrors 72 in.
    Overall height 45 in.
    Front track width 58 in.
    Rear track width 59 in.

    4-wheel disc antilock
    Number of pistons front/rear 2/1
    Rotor diameter and thickness:Front/Rear 13.0 / 1.02 in. | 12.0 / .65 in.

    power-assisted, variable-effort rack-and-pinion
    Ratio 15.6:1
    Turns stop-to-stop 2.53

    6-speed Manual / short-throw - T56

    four-wheel independent includes 6-way double ajustable shocks with ajsutable coilover springs
    Axle 411 ratio or 373 ratio - limited-slip

    Xenon, high-intensity discharge, Projector with CCFL Halo/Angle Eye

    Wheels Size
    18" x 8.5" front and 19" x 10.0" rear
    Tire Size Front 275/35ZR-18 and Rear 325/30ZR-19
  2. Straight out of Burnout.
  3. Speeds 12 meets C3
  4. I don't know why, but I feel like there is a BMW waiting to jump out of that. A Z3. Maybe just the DLO giving me that vibe.
  5. Good, but needs different (i.e. "less flashy") wheels.
  6. This is ugly as sin.
  7. yes.

    Looks like it rear ended somebody. The designer tried too hard... it looks like it's trying to compensate for a small penis
  8. I kind of like it.
  9. ^^ small penis
  11. Edit by V8stangman: Stop spamming please.
  12. I dig it. Everyone else could shutup.
  13. its a POS like you
  14. I kinda like it... it has a retrofied Shelby Series 1 vibe to it that works for me. But hey, maybe I just have a small penis.
  16. If TVR built a Cobra, that is exaclly what it would look like.
  17. they should name it something cooler than Blade, blade is for a sleek low car.

    it chould be an animal nmame. It should be called the Pahnther or Leopoard or Lyncx or somteing.
  19. Panthor!

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