Vauxhall Carlton TS6000 

  • $72k built in England
  • 1987
  • 570 HP 6.0L
  • 168 mph
Under the rules, almost anything could be fitted as long as they stuck to the basic Carlton bodyshape.
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Inside the car is completely gutted with a simple dashboard, minimal gauges, Sabelt 6 point harness and an OMP seat.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Vauxhall Carlton TS6000

0-60mph

Carlton TS6000
4.3 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Carlton TS6000
168 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Carlton TS6000
8 s
GT 86
17.8 s
Veyron
5.1 s

Data points Key details of the Vauxhall Carlton TS6000

Price

Carlton TS6000
$72k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Number built

Carlton TS6000
1 car
LaFerrari
499 cars
Veyron
300 cars

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In 1987, this potent Vauxhall was prepared by Dave Cook Racing for the Thundersaloon Championships.
The V8 engine is thoroughly revised to produce 570 bhp at 7000 rpm through the use of fuel injection and Bosch electronics.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Vauxhall
Price $71,910
Type of car Race car
Year 1987
Number built 1 car

design

Chief designer GM Styling Studio

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 432/? 279
Rear wheels 483/? 381

road tests

Top speed 168 mph
0-60mph 4.3 s
0-100mph 8 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.45 lb/hp
Maximum hp 570 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Maximum torque 480 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Max RPM 7,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,000 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 11.7:1
Bore/stroke 4 in / 3.48 in

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,536 lb
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