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The Elfin MS8 models have been designed by Elfin Sports Cars and styled by the Holden Design team. This collaboration between two proud Australian manufacturing icons has been an enthusiastic exercise, by car enthusiasts, for car enthusiasts.
The Elfin MS8 sports cars are worthy successors to the famous Elfin MS7, the Chevrolet V8 powered Elfin which won the 1975 and 1976 Australian Tourist Trophy Sports Car Championships.
DRIVETRAIN :: 5.7 litre alloy V8. From 245 kW. 6 speed gearbox. Limited Slip Differential.
SAFETY :: Traction control. ABS braking system. Cruise control.
SUSPENSION :: Fully independent rear suspension with top and bottom wishbones plus toe link adjustment. Front suspension with top and bottom chrome moly, unequal, aerofoil wishbones. Fully adjustable race spec rose joints throughout. Elfin alloy uprights (front and rear), fully adjustable for camber, caster & toe. Coil over Koni shock absorbers, adjustable for bump, rebound and ride height.
BRAKES :: Slotted & ventilated 4 wheel disc brakes. (Front) 32 x 343mm discs. Elfin alloy billet machined 6 pot calipers. (Rear) 18 x 315mm discs with handbrake. Elfin alloy billet machined 4 pot calipers.
STEERING/PEDALS :: Rack and pinion with adjustable steering column. Fully adjustable alloy pedal box with brake bias adjustment.
WHEELS/TYRES :: Alloy 18" wheels. 235 x 40 tyres.
CONSTRUCTION :: Jig assembled, hand crafted multitubular space frame. GRP body panels.
LENGTH :: 3200mm
WIDTH :: 1700mm
WHEELBASE :: 2290mm
FRONT TRACK :: 1460mm
REAR TRACK :: 1430mm
KERB WEIGHT :: 925kg
Price Estimates (as at September 2005) :: $109,645
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