2007 Farbio GTS review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 25 September 2007 , 18:09:37 byAngela

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Farbio GTS

Farbio will soon start building the production version of its GTS sports vehicle. The model features a 3.0-liter V6 engine and the price varies between EUR60.000 and EUR75.000. The engine is capable of developing 262 horsepower and it can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds. On the inside it features a navigation system, leather and Alcantara and Sparco seats. The boot volume is large enough to fit a standard set of golf clubs or several pieces of luggage. The model runs on 19-inch Multispoke alloy wheels and sends the power to the wheels through a 6-speed manual transmission. The amount of power produced enables the car to accelerate and reach a top speed of 160 mph.

The British carmaker Farbio made the announcement of starting the production of its GTS sports vehicle. With an all carbon fiber body and a space framed chassis, the GTS model weighs between 2300 and 2345 pounds, powered by a V6 3.0L. The price is between £60,000 and £75,000.

The Farbio GTS has a supercharged and naturally aspirated form. The NA GTS is producing 262 horsepower and with an acceleration from 0-60 in just 4.8 seconds. The supercharger has a plus of 122 horsepower and only 45 lbs, to the base GTS " in total 384 " and is improving the 0-60 acceleration to 3.9 seconds.

The GTS` interior has a navigation system, leather and Alcantara, plus Sparco seats providing enough space for a 6`6`` driver.

The normally aspirated Farbio GTS comprises of a bespoke induction and exhaust system and along with a specially mapped ECU, it can produce an impressive 262bhp. This combined with the lightweight full carbon fibre body shell delivers powerful acceleration. The Farbio GTS also incorporates a flat floor the full length of the car, joining the front splitter and rear diffuser, which provides exceptional downforce giving excellent handling qualities.

With the large fuel tank and lightweight carbon fibre body, touring is made simple and enjoyable.

The boot volume is large enough to fit a standard set of golf clubs, or several pieces of luggage. There is also extra luggage space on the parcel shelf, secured with bespoke luggage straps.

The Farbio GTS can accommodate a 6`6" driver, into our fully adjustable Sparco seats.

Standard Specification Full carbon fibre body
Touch-screen control with satellite navigation, radio and bluetooth capability
Electric windows
Electric folding wing mirrors
19" Multispoke alloy wheels
Toyo Proxes T1-R low profile tyres
6-speed manual gearbox
4 pot AP racing brakes with vented discs
Power assisted steering
Air conditioning with climate control
Sparco Milano reclining seats
Heated rear screen
Twin Exhaust
Remote central locking
Bespoke Leather Organiser Pouches (designed by Bill Amberg)

Optional Extras 19" Split-rim alloy wheels
Tracker system
MP3/iPod connector to touch screen
Leather Interior
Metallic Paint
Heated front screen
Non-Standard Carpet Colour
Alcantara Headlining
Upgraded sound system
European Satellite Navigation
Coloured Callipers
Bespoke Luggage Straps

Full Specifications
Engine 3Litre V6
262 bhp
24 Valves
Mid Engine

Steering Lock to lock: 2
Turning Circle: 12.8m

Performance 0-60mph: 4.8 sec (Est.)
Maximum Speed: 160+mph (Est.)

Wheels and Tyres Front Wheels: 19 x 8.5" offset 30mm - Multispoke design
Front Tyres: Toyo T1-R Proxes 245/35/19
Rear Wheels: 19 x 9.5" offset 30mm - Multispoke design
Rear Tyres: Toyo T1-R Proxes 285/35/19

Dimensions and Weights Total weight: 1048kg
Length: 4215mm
Width at Front: 1895mm
Width at Rear: 1940mm
Width Including Wing Mirrors: 2130mm
Height: 1170mm
Wheelbase: 2675mm
Weight Distribution Ratio: 39:61
Power to Weight Ratio: 250 bhp/Ton
Fuel Tank Volume: 76 Litres
Boot Volume: 220 Litres