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Noble M12 GTO-3R

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Noble M12 GTO-3R

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2968 cm3 / 181.1 cu in / 181.1 cu in, 262.5 kW / 352.0 hp / 352.0 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 475.0 N·m / 350.3 lb·ft / 350.3 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 266 km/h / 165 mph / 165 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)NobleIssued from2003
ModelM12 GTO-3RIssued until
SerieM12Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerNobleCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4089 mm / 161.0 in / 161.0 inTotal (curb) weight1080 kg / 2381 lb / 2381 lb
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1143 mm / 45.0 in / 45.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2438 mm / 96.0 in / 96.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.73 m2 / 18.6 sq ft / 18.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionalloy block & headBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.12
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2968 cm3 / 181.1 cu in / 181.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity494.67 cm3/cylinder / 30.187 cu in/cylinder / 30.187 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio8.6 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power262.5 kW / 352.0 hp / 352.0 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque475.0 N·m / 350.3 lb·ft / 350.3 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor type2 Garrett T25 turbochargersMaximum rpm
Intercoolerair/ airMax. net output (power at the wheels)103.4 kW / 138.6 hp / 138.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output88.4 kW/l / 1.944 bhp/cu in / 1.944 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque160.0 N·m/l / 1.40 lb·ft/cu in / 1.40 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1.03
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.76

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed266 km/h / 165 mph / 165 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)3.90 s / 3.90 s / 3.90 sPower-to-weight ratio325.9 kW/ton / 246.9 bhp/ton / 246.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)9.00 s / 9.00 s / 9.00 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time12.30 s / 12.30 s / 12.30 s (top 115 km/h / 71 mph / 71 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time22.80 s / 22.80 s / 22.80 s CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.6Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front8.5J x 18Wheels rear10J x 18
Tyres frontBridgestone Potenza S-03 225/40 x 18Tyres rearBridgestone Potenza S-03 265/35 x 18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front330 mm / 13.0 in / 13.0 inBrake diameter rear330 mm / 13.0 in / 13.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Noble M12 GTO-3R

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