Road Tests Real world tests of Ultima GTR vs Noble M600

0-60mph

Ultima GTR
3.3 s
Noble M600
3.5 s

Top speed

Ultima GTR
234 mph
Noble M600
225 mph

0-100mph

Ultima GTR
5.5 s
Noble M600
6.5 s

Top Gear track time

Ultima GTR
1:12.80
Noble M600
1:17.70

1/4 mile

Ultima GTR
10.5 s
Noble M600
11 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Ultima GTR

Reasons to consider the
Ultima GTR

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Great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:12.80 vs 1:17.70 More than 5% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Much bigger engine 6,400 cc vs 4,439 cc Around 45% bigger engine
Faster in the quarter mile 10.5 s vs 11 s Around 5% faster at the drag strip
Faster top speed 234 mph vs 225 mph 9 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More powerful engine 710 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 650 HP @ 6,800 RPM Around 10% stronger engine
Lighter curb weight 2,310 lb vs 2,809 lb Around 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Noble M600

Reasons to consider the
Noble M600

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More torque 604 ft-lb @ 3,800 RPM vs 429 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM More than 40% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More expensive sticker price $306k vs $150k More than 2x more expensive harder to own

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Ultima GTR  vs
Noble M600 
Brand Ultima Noble
Price 150,000 306,000
Year 2000 2010

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.25 lb/hp 4.32 lb/hp
Maximum hp 710 HP @ 5,600 RPM 650 HP @ 6,800 RPM
Maximum torque 429 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM 604 ft-lb @ 3,800 RPM
Engine placement Mid Rear
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,400 cc 4,439 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Fuels
Gas
Diesel
Compression ratio 10:1 9.5:1

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,310 lb 2,809 lb
Width 72.8 in 1,910 in
Length 157.5 in 4,360 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 2,540 in

road tests

Ultima GTR  vs
Noble M600 
Top speed 234 mph 225 mph
1/4 mile 10.5 s 11 s
0-60mph 3.3 s 3.5 s
0-100mph 5.5 s 6.5 s
Top gear time 1:12.80 1:17.70

transmission

Drivetrain Mid Engine / RWD RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 5 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 457/? 229 483/? 229
Rear wheels 457/? 343 19/? Unknown
Ultima GTR
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