• Twin chain drive

    semi-floating swing arm
  • Fun!

  • Consistency

  • Elise S2 uprights

  • Push-rod suspension

  • Projector lighting

  • De-dion frame

  • Gearchange

  • Braking

  • Handbrake

SM1 Overview

  • The SM1 features a transversely mounted 2.0l Ford Duratec engine and gearbox that utilizes a chain drive system to provide exceptional handling dynamics.

  • With over 10cm of wheel travel the SM1 can comfortably be driven on the open road.

  • The SM1 was designed from the outset to allow fitment of Audi's bi-turbo v6.

SM1 Specification

Suspension (front)Double unequal length wishbones, pushrod
Suspension (rear)4 trailing links, panhard rod, de-dion frame
Brakes (front)AP Racing 2 pot calipers, vented disks
Brakes (rear)Wilwood 4 pot calipers with handbrake, vented disks
ChassisTubular steel spaceframe
BodyMoulded GRP composite
Engine1999cc, 16v Ford Duratec DHE420
Gearbox5-speed transverse Ford MTX-75
Extra drivetrainTwin chain drive, semi-floating swing arm