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Old 21st August 2011, 11:09   #1
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Default Invicta S1

This isn't a new car but hardly anyone knows about it.

but its bloody brilliant, NO Electronic Gadgets (No Traction Control, No ESP and all the rest)

comes in 3 variants
320 hp Naturally Aspirated
400 hp Supercharged
600 hp Supercharged

Just a monster of an engine, light weight body ( Carbon Fiber) over one of the strongest steel tube spaceframe chassis tested by MIRA. Lovely handling and oodles of space inside

Don't take my word for it though, I am biased because I was building them and loved every second of it
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Construction Carbon Composite Semi-monocoque (Carbon fiber over Steel Tube Spaceframe)

Engine
Location Front Mounted
Type
Supercharged Ford SVT V8
Displacement
5000cc
Max Power
600 bhp @ 4500 rpm
Max Torque
780 Nm @ 4500 rpm

Drivetrain
Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Gearbox
6 speed Manual
Differential
BTR hydratak viscous-coupling racing limited-slip differential.

Brakes
Front AP Racing Cross Drilled Discs w/6-Pot Calipers Rear AP Racing Cross Drilled Discs w/4-Pot Calipers

Wheels

Front 19.0 x 8.5 in
Rear
19.0 x 9.5 in

Tyres
Front Toyo 255/35 ZR19
Rear Toyo 255/35 ZR19

Suspension
Front Unequal Length Double Wishbones with adjustable dampers & anti-roll bar
Rear
Unequal Length Double Wishbones with adjustable dampers & anti-roll bar

Dimensions & Weight

Length
4400 mm
Width
2500 mm
Height
1225 mm
Kerb Weight
1380 kg

Performance

0-60 mph
3.8 sec
Top Speed 200+ mph

I'm just uploading some pictures which I've searched on the net, will upload more later (from my HD).
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Following is a run on the salt flats, driven by a blind man to 196 mph (If memory serves me correctly)
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@ Goodwood Festival , 2011
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Old 20th September 2011, 00:03   #2
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Default Re: Invicta S1

Nice stuff rk206 !

What exactly were you in charge of when it came to building them?

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Old 20th September 2011, 03:35   #3
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I saw the review of this car on top gear an if I remember correctly this doesnt even come with Air Bags , am I right . And I believe you need to take off the steering to get in to the car , or am I confusing this with the Apollo Gumpert ?
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Sorry for the later reply guys, hadn't seen the thread.

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Nice stuff rk206 !

What exactly were you in charge of when it came to building them?

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I wasn't incharge of anything, to be honest. It was my first job in the automotive industry. We were a very small team of only 7 people. Ill break the functions down:
2 for body and painting
2 for assembly
2 for fabrication
and me

I worked for a month in assembly, 3 months in composites and then back to assembly. In between and as when required, all deptts.

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I saw the review of this car on top gear an if I remember correctly this doesnt even come with Air Bags , am I right . And I believe you need to take off the steering to get in to the car , or am I confusing this with the Apollo Gumpert ?
Gautam,
You couldn't have seen the car on Top Gear because the car has never been reviewed on Top Gear. They have called numerous times but the owner has refused.


If you look at the picture of the interiors above, you will see that the ingress and egress in this car are very easy.

It could be the Gumpert, I wouldn't know. There are quite a few racers they've tested on TG. It could be the Radical as well.
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