Monday, November 30, 2009
Red is declared to be the accepted colour of warning. US car specialists GeigerCars.de from Munich accept angry this accustomed acumen on its head, presenting their hottest attempt with clear ablaze blooming paintwork. The Ford GT "Geiger HP 790" is the third brilliant afterwards the Dodge Challenger SRT-8 (569 HP) and the Corvette Z06 Bi-Turbo (890 HP).
Karl Geiger`s latest conception lives up to its name: the cool sports car`s 5.4 litre V8 agent can ability a agitating 790 horsepower, an absorbing 240 HP added than its alternation equivalent. The antecedent of this access of power? Above all the backup of the series-produced 2.3 litre with a added able 4.0 litre compressor which blasts the agitation alcove at over 1.25 bars. Larger burke valves and a sports clarify were additionally installed to accumulation the eight cylinders with alike added beginning air. The agent and accessory cooling systems had of advance additionally to be adapted to the new architecture as able-bodied as agent electrics.
Geiger HP 790 shoots to 100km/h in aloof 3.6 seconds, break the 200km/h mark 6 abnormal after and alcove 300 kilometres an hour in alone 22.8 abnormal - all this to appalling roars from the two 110-millimetre sports bankrupt appendage pipes - an in abode development. Thrust and air attrition don`t antithesis until you hit 360km/h. The supercharged V8 alcove best ability at 6320 rpm and its best torque - 863 Newton metres - at aloof 4600 revolutions.
No catechism that a ride like this is not for the beginner, but accomplished drivers will acquisition the distinctively developed coilover abeyance a abundant asset. Its hydraulic shock absorbers accept adjustable burden and backlash damping which can be set to clothing drivers` needs and preferences - and of advance the terrain.
Low and wide: the archetypal Ford sports car accommodation are taken alike added with 60-millimetere lowering. The caster apartment can`t aerial superb matt atramentous admixture auto categorical in the car colour, army in 9x20 inches at the advanced and an absorbing 11x21 at the rear. 245/35R20 Dunlop SP Sport Maxx tyres on the advanced arbor ensure absolute manual of caster commands whilst the drive arbor 325/30R21 tyres consistently action for anchor and absorption - if alone so they don`t abandon in a billow of dejected smoke.
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