DescriptionHave a look at this 2004 Noble M12 GTO 3R with only 5,800miles... the perfect track toy that you have been waiting for! The M12 is a vehicle that was assembled by Noble Automotive in South Africa as a rolling chassis and then imported to the U.S. where the powertrain was installed. It was not possible to import a complete car due to federal regulations of emission and air bag crash standards. The powertrain consists of a mid-mounted Twin Turbo Ford Duratec 3.0L V6 engine (Ford Taurus) paired to a manual 6-speed gearbox (Ford Mondeo) powering only the rear wheels. Power output from the engine is 360hp and 358 lb-ft of torque which sends the car from 0-60mph in 3.3 seconds and 11.8 seconds in a standing 1/4 mile as tested by Car and Driver Magazine. The chassis is 2,380 pounds which includes a fully integrated roll cage and can tolerate in excess of 1.2 lateral G-forces. Although this car may look like it was built solely for the track, it is fully street legal.
Only 220 Noble M12 GTO 3Rs were imported into the U.S. and this is chassis # 20 to be brought over and was the only Noble in Michigan for many years.
The powertrain for this car was installed by a local Metro Detroit shop, Nikolas Motorsports in Keego Harbor, MI. The previous owner of this car has $120K+ invested in this car. A few upgrades that were installed are as follows:
- 2nd Set of HRE 3-piece lightweight wheels with Hoosier A6 slick tires for track use
- Optional Stereo and Speaker system
- Upgraded oversized intercooler
- Added extra gauges
- Added 5-Point Racing Harness with proper hole in seat
- Added brake biasing valve
- Added turbo manifold pressure relief which keeps the turbo spooled during shifts
- Car Cover
This Noble comes with a CD-ROM disc containing all assembly manuals, owner's manuals, and service specifications. A 2nd disc contains all the OBD engine management software for use with the RS 232 port connected to the engine ECU.
Take a look at this great article on the M12 GTO-3R by Car and Driver Magazine: http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/noble-m12-gto-3r-specialty-file
This is an amazing car and a perfect find for a buyer that is looking for a great track toy while also wanting something very unique and exclusive. Give us a call or stop by to come take a closer look at this amaing machine. Cauley Ferrari - 248-538-9600 - www.cauleyferrari.com