Press Release September 2007
We are delighted to announce the exciting arrival of the new, all British Farbio GTS.
Now in production at our factory near Bath, the stunning Sports Car has a full carbon fibre body, space framed chassis, complete flat underfloor (incorporating a rear diffuser), giving the GTS an exceptional aerodynamic grip level. It has exquisite, flowing lines and an understated elegance combined with style, giving a truly refined sports car with outstanding performance.
Base price is £59,925 for the normally aspirated model and £71,675 for the Supercharged version.
The car is mid-engine ranging from a 262bhp normally aspirated model with 0 60mph in 4.8 seconds (est), up to 384bhp for the Rotrex Supercharged version with 0 60mph in 3.9 seconds (est).
The Farbio GTS has an impressive power-to-weight ratio of 360bhp per ton (250bhp per ton for the normally aspirated car). It is lightweight, weighing in at a nimble 1066kgs for the Supercharged model and 1048kgs for the normally aspirated version.
Brakes are AP Racing with Four Pot Callipers, 350mm vented front discs and 328mm rear, giving immense braking capabilities.
Suspension is fully adjustable dampers with Eibach coil-over springs to give the car an exciting, precise driving experience a feature omitted from many modern day sports cars.
GTS customers will be able to tour in comfort with the spacious, ergonomic interior, with fully adjustable Sparco reclining seats allowing for a 66 driver. The controls have an easy accessibility with the touch-screen featuring satellite navigation, air conditioning and sound system as standard.
Long distance touring is made easier due to the 76 litre fuel tank and 220 litre boot capacity, which can incorporate a full size set of golf clubs or luggage.
Farbio Sports Cars has the benefit of an £11million order book for the next three years with customers from the UK, USA, Scandinavia and Thailand. Our UK waiting list is currently 8 months at the time of going to press.
Full carbon fibre body
Touch-screen control with satellite navigation, radio and bluetooth capability
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
Remote central locking
Bespoke Leather Organiser Pouches (designed by Bill Amberg)
19" Split-rim alloy wheels
MP3/iPod connector to touch screen
Heated front screen
Non-Standard Carpet Colour
Upgraded sound system
European Satellite Navigation
Bespoke Luggage Straps
Lock to lock: 2
Turning Circle: 12.8m
0-60mph: 4.8 sec (Est.)
Maximum Speed: 160+mph (Est.)
Six speed manual gearbox
Four Pot A.P. Racing Calipers with 350mm vented discs on the front and 328mm vented discs on the rear.
The suspension comprises of a double wishbone setup front and rear, with fully adjustable dampers and Eibach coil-over springs.
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
Width at Front: 1895mm
Width at Rear: 1940mm
Width Including Wing Mirrors: 2130mm
Weight Distribution Ratio: 39:61
Power to Weight Ratio: 250 bhp/Ton
Fuel Tank Volume: 76 Litres
Boot Volume: 220 Litres
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