2009 Zolfe Classic GTC4 review and pictures

Posted on Wednesday, 8 July 2009 , 09:07:52 byDan

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Zolfe Classic GTC4

The production version of the Zolfe Orange model will have its official public debut at Autosports 2009 on the Evo Magazine stand. The new front rear wheel drive car will be capable of offering vice free handling and astonishing performance. The Zolfe Orange will be available to purchase at the show. The main partners of the Zolfe project are Stadco, MTCe, Simpact, AP Racing, Avon Tires, Powertorque Engineering and KN Engineering. Stadco has clients that include Land Rover, Jaguar, Aston Martin and Ford. The aluminum space frame is testimony to the wide ranging capability of Stadco when it comes to vehicle structure design. The original design of the Zolfe Orange has been benchmarked against competitor vehicles like the Audi TT and Porsche Boxster. Features like the seating position ergonomics and relationships with steering wheel, gear-knob and so on respect the strict EEC standards and also all legal requirements when it comes to vision angles.

Zolfe Orange, the latest all new British sports car, is making its production debut at Autosports 2009 on the Evo Magazine stand. Combining stunning good looks with lightweight design, the Zolfe is set to challenge more established competitors in this market sector. The front engined rear wheel drive car will provide vice free handling and astonishing performance. The fruits of a new collaboration between Midlands business entrepreneur and car enthusiast Nic Strong and former Caterham Technical Director, Jez Coates, the Zolfe will be available to purchase at the show.

Assembling the Dream Team

Zolfe’s key partners include Stadco, MTCe, Simpact, AP Racing, Avon Tyres, Powertorque Engineering and KN Engineering.

Stadco

Stadco are a tier one supplier to the high volume car industry with customers that include Land Rover, Jaguar, Aston Martin and Ford. Stadco have engineered and set-up North American production of the Ford GT, the recent re-incarnation of the multiple Le Man winning icon, the Ford GT40. The GT’s aluminium space frame is testimony to Stadco’s wide ranging capability in vehicle structure design.

Ergonomics

Zolfe has taken full advantage of Stadco’s extensive whole vehicle development experience to engineer several critical aspects of the Orange. The original design has been benchmarked against competitor vehicles including the Audi TT and Porsche Boxster, to ensure the production version can accommodate a 95 percentile male complete with racing helmet. The seating position ergonomics and relationships with steering wheel, gearstick etc. conforms to strict EEC standards and all legal requirements in terms of vision angles.