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Noble M12 GTC

(2004 model)

Brief specs of 2004 Noble M12 GTC

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible 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, 216.3 kW / 290.1 hp / 290.1 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 393.0 N·m / 289.9 lb·ft / 289.9 lb·ft @ 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 257 km/h / 160 mph / 160 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)NobleIssued from2004
ModelM12 GTCIssued until
SerieM12Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerNobleCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number 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
WidthDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2438 mm / 96.0 in / 96.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
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 supplyEFiEngine 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 ratio
SumpwetMax. output power216.3 kW / 290.1 hp / 290.1 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque393.0 N·m / 289.9 lb·ft / 289.9 lb·ft at 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
Intercoolerair/ airMax. net output (power at the wheels)92.7 kW / 124.3 hp / 124.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output72.9 kW/l / 1.602 bhp/cu in / 1.602 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque132.4 N·m/l / 1.16 lb·ft/cu in / 1.16 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) speed257 km/h / 160 mph / 160 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.50 s / 4.50 s / 4.50 sPower-to-weight ratio268.5 kW/ton / 203.4 bhp/ton / 203.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.5Turning 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 front225/40 x 18Tyres rear265/35 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 detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Noble M12 GTC

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