Classic Sports Car - - Letters -

(Phase 2 in ital­ics where dif­fer­ent)

Sold/num­ber built 2001-’03/1513


Con­struc­tion steel mono­coque

En­gine all-al­loy, dohc-per-bank 2946cc 24-valve V6, elec­tronic fuel in­jec­tion

Max power 230bhp @ 6000rpm

255bhp @ 7150rpm

Max torque 221lb ft @ 3750rpm

221lb ft @ 4650rpm

Trans­mis­sion six-speed man­ual, RWD Sus­pen­sion in­de­pen­dent, at front by Macpher­son struts, anti-roll bar rear

multi-link, coil springs and gas dampers

Steer­ing power-as­sisted rack and pin­ion, 2.8 turns lock to lock

Brakes cross-drilled ven­ti­lated discs

Length 12ft 6in (3803mm)

Width 5ft 11in (1810mm)

Height 4ft 5in (1351mm)

Wheel­base 8ft 3in (2510mm) 8ft 4in (2532mm) Weight 2987lb (1355kg) 3086lb (1400kg) 0-60mph 6.2 secs 5.6 secs

Top speed 147mph 153mph Mpg 24 23

Price new £25,840

Price now £20-30,000

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