Gemballa Mirage Evolution

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With the GEMBALLA BODY-CONCEPT, the Mirage GT looks like it is planning to enter the Le Mans 24-hour race. The most conspicuous change to the front are the additional air intakes on the new front spoiler. In addition, GEMBALLA embellished the component with a spoiler lip. The bonnet has also been replaced. In the area between the wheel housing and door GEMBALLA has replaced the standard side panels with its own mudguards, with reshaped openings which blend harmoniously with the original design. Down below, new side skirts lend the vehicle a muscular line. They also come with a cooling vent for the breaks at the rear. One thing is certain! The racing look is enhanced by the new rear skirt, with its aerodynamically optimised mid section for more downforce on the rear axle.

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The lion’s share of the extra downforce over the production-line vehicle is due to the mighty GEMBALLA rear wing that adorns the rear of the car. For better slowing, it comes with an brake-flap in the middle – like the kind seen on the Bugati Veyron – which snaps up when the brakes are applied. The roof line of the GEMBALLA Mirage GT also starkly differs from the standard Carrera GT. The front section of an airbox has been integrated into the new GEMBALLA hardtop. This ends in an air duct that runs along the back of the tailgate installed by GEMBALLA and supplies the power-enhanced V10-engine with more air to breathe.

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With the GEMBALLA body kit, the Mirage GT fits perfectly into the starting line-up of any FIA-GT race. Not least also because of the materials used by GEMBALLA – all parts of the body of the Mirage GT are made of carbon fibre; a material common in the world of racing.

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The GEMBALLA Mirage GT also sports a high-tech pair of “shoes”. GEMBALLA fits the three-part rims, with their fully-milled spoke wheel centre front (9.5 x 19�) and back (12.5 x 20″). Excellent road holding is guaranteed on the front axle by 265-35 R 19 tyres and on the rear axle by 335-30 R 20 tyres.

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The motor sports look created on the outside thanks to the carbon components is resumed in the interior. GEMBALLA has restyled the central console, which likewise consists of this high-grade material. This is joined by countless other carbon components, such as, for example, the door cladding. GEMBALLA has also integrated a multimedia touch-screen information system into the central console. In addition, the passengers’ senses of sight, smell and touch are also spoilt by the finest leather and luxury carpets. The modified steering wheel allows the driver to keep a strong grip on the reins of the GEMBALLA Mirage GT.

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The Mirage GT is an impressive example of GEMBALLA’s capability, and represents high-end tuning at its best. The cost of the comprehensive conversion, which can only be carried out by GEMBALLA, starts from EUR 229,800.

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engine Modified V10 w/Low Compression Pistons
position Mid Longitudinal
aspiration Twin Turbochargers
valvetrain DOHC 4 Valves per Cyl
fuel feed Sequential Multi-Point Fuel Injection
displacement 5733 cc / 349.8 cu in
bore 98 mm / 3.86 in
stroke 76 mm / 2.99 in
power 484.7 kw / 650 bhp @ 8000 rpm
hp per litre 113.38 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 471.01 bhp per tonne
drive wheels RWD w/ASR 5.7, LSD
body / frame Carbon Fibre Body over Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plasitc Frame
front brakes Internally Vented & Cross Drilled Ceramic Composite Discs w/6-Piston Calipers, ABS
f brake size 400 mm / 15.7 in

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rear brakes Internally Vented & Cross Drilled Ceramic Composite Discs w/6-Piston Calipers, ABS
r brake size 400 mm / 15.7 in
front wheels F 48.3 x 24.1 cm / 19 x 9.5 in
rear wheels R 48.3 x 31.8 cm / 19 x 12.5 in
front tire size 265/35ZR19
rear tire size 335/30ZR20
steering Rack & Pinion w/Power Steering
f suspension Double Wishbones w/Inboard Springs & Dampers
r suspension Double Wishbones w/Inboard Springs & Dampers
weight 1380 kg / 3042 lbs
front track 1612 mm / 63.5 in
rear track 1587 mm / 62.5 in
length 4613 mm / 181.6 in
width 1921 mm / 75.6 in
height 1166 mm / 45.9 in
transmission 6-Speed Race-Sourced Transaxle
gear ratios Not Available36:1
top speed 330 kph / 205.1 mph
0 – 60 mph 3.8 seconds
0 – 1/4 mile 11.4 seconds




Gemballa Mirage Evolutionultima modifica: 2010-06-11T10:30:00+02:00da morris_garage
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