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    Default Ultima GTR

    Collected this at the weekend.
    Makes everyone else on the road move over.
    Feels quick.
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    Congratulations on the new car. Ultima is on my list and saw that one advertised. Be sure to update us with your thoughts after driving it for a while.

    Trevor.

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    How much power is it running?

    Photos of the interior.

    Always find these interesting, but not really sure I could contend with one for general use...and they're a bit "sledgehammer" for things like track use.

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    Power is circa 514bhp at the wheels so adequately rapid.

    It is a 6 litre LS Engined Ultima GTR. Fancied one for a while and enquired about a few over the years but never felt confident enough to take it any further. Difference this time is that it was a well known and well regarded car in Ultima-land. Previously owned by 4 folk on PH who all sang its praises by PM.

    Previous owner was a dream to deal with and is a professional test driver and spends his days at work doing high performance evaluations and prototype testing. Bonus was that he has owned almost every variant of Lotus so was able to answer all my dumb questions in realitive terms I could associate with and put some perspective to the big numbers. (He may be lurking on here also since he is thinking about an Fcar now)

    Spec is:

    The car is a 2006 Ultima GTR
    Chevy 6.0 litre LS2 Engine,
    Porsche 6spd with lsd,
    The LS2 was fettled with and fitted racing cam, springs, collets, ported, it also has a gated sump.
    Circa 590/600 bhp engine / 514bhp at wheels
    The gearbox is 6 speed getrag with lsd.
    Accusump
    A P racing brakes with brake bias adjustment.
    Over sized headers (all stainless)
    Forgeline wheels which are powder coated in grey (to match the car) with polished rims
    Removable MOMO steering wheel.
    Lowered floor pan
    Aircon.
    Side skirts, front splitter and rear diffuser.
    3M chip protection.
    Single adjustable suspension.

    Colours are Alfa Gregio Quartz bodywork,
    Stripes Lotus Lava orange with a colour changing additive giving a very subtle colour change in different light
    BMW titan silver.

    Tyres
    Pirelli P Zero Rosso
    245/35/ZR18 front
    335/30/ZR18 rear.

    Length: 4000mm
    Width: 1850mm
    Height: 1070mm
    Wheelbase: 2560mm
    Ground Clearance: 120mm (adjustable)
    Weight: 950kg
    1060kg with fluids


    Interior is fairly purposeful and surprisingly comfortable (ok, my backside got a bit numb driving it 450 miles from the Midlands to Bonnie Scotland)
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    Sounds like a lot of fun! Enjoy it - and take it easy with the right foot if you guys are getting as much rain up there as we are here!

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    Looks great fun...is the power through the rear? Donuts would be a doddle

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    Quote Originally Posted by Murph7355 View Post
    Sounds like a lot of fun! Enjoy it - and take it easy with the right foot if you guys are getting as much rain up there as we are here!
    All the talent needed to drive this car quickly is in my right foot!!!













    So... Coming backwards to a hedge near you.....

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    Really looks great, ultimate track day weapon, enjoy

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    Got some other photos after I had fitted some c/f side scoops.

    Also decided to test its practicality by taking it to the supermarket carpark. Makes my wee MX5 seem pretty tall. Rear Tyres are sort of..... err... wide
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    Quote Originally Posted by renmure View Post
    Got some other photos after I had fitted some c/f side scoops.

    Also decided to test its practicality by taking it to the supermarket carpark. Makes my wee MX5 seem pretty tall. Rear Tyres are sort of..... err... wide

    I love the last photo
    Kids will go to sleep any where

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