Noble M400 

  • $94k
  • 2005
  • 419 HP 3.0L
  • 186 mph
While no road-going Noble has ever been fitted with an ARB before, Martin Short's Rollcentre team is currently using the factory-designed system on its GT Cup Noble M12 this season, and is convinced of its worth under race conditions.
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Noble has targeted three key areas while developing the M400's chassis: 1.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Noble M400

0-60mph

Noble M400
3.5 s
Rossion Q1
3.2 s
Ultima GTR
3.3 s

Top speed

Noble M400
186 mph
Ultima GTR
234 mph
Noble M600
225 mph

0-100mph

Noble M400
8 s
Ultima GTR
5.5 s
Noble M600
6.5 s

Top Gear track time

Noble M400
1:26.0
Ultima GTR
1:12.80
Noble M600
1:17.70

1/4 mile

Noble M400
11.4 s
Ultima GTR
10.5 s
Noble M600
11 s

Data points Key details of the Noble M400

Price

Noble M400
$94k
Noble M600
$306k

Horsepower

Noble M400
419 HP
Ultima GTR
710 HP
Noble M600
650 HP

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the car

In The News From around the web

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Dec

Noble M400

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Bearing in mind that the M400 will be popular among circuit drivers, Noble has moved both seats in towards the centre of the car by 15mm to allow more headroom at the side of, and above, occupants' heads, especially if they're wearing crash helmets.
The forged pistons have been included as a safety feature for the engine, rather than out of necessity: in fact, the development car that spawned the M400 has covered many thousands of reliable miles on cast pistons with an even higher output than the production M400.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Noble
Price $94,250
Year 2005
Highest auction price $62k, January 2013

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.04 lb/hp
Maximum hp 419 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 391 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM
Max RPM 6,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,000 cc
Cylinders V6
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8:1
Bore/stroke 3.5 in / 3.13 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

Top speed 186 mph
1/4 mile 11.4 s
0-60mph 3.5 s
0-100mph 8 s
Top gear time 1:26.0

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Quaife Differential
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Axle ratio 2.76:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 457/? 216
Rear wheels 457/? 254

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,112 lb
Width 74.2 in
Height 45 in
Length 161 in
Front track width 61.8 in
Wheelbase 96 in
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